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We support Budejovice Barracudas Cricket Club
31. 5. 2021
The Biology Centre is supporting the Budejovice Barracudas Cricket Club in the upcoming season. Most of Barracudas´ players are BC employees and university students.
Dramatic decline in languages and indigenous biological knowledge in Papua New Guinea, the world's most linguistically diverse nation
27. 5. 2021
Around the world, more than 7,000 languages are spoken, most of them by small populations of speakers in the tropics. Papua New Guinea (PNG), where nine million people speak 850 languages, is the...
Rewilding a former military training area by large ungulates boosts local butterfly fauna
14. 5. 2021
Return of large native herbivores to selected areas is increasingly advocated as a cost-efficient approach to managing natural biotopes that depend on disturbance-succession dynamics and are...
Biology Centre hosts two new MSCA fellows
15. 4. 2021
Ahamed Khan and Mingxi Zhou are two postdoctoral researchers who succeeded with their project proposals in a competitive European call for MSCA Individual Fellowship. A total of 11,573 proposals...
Reactive signalling molecules help plants fight disease
12. 4. 2021
Each cell produces during metabolic processes various by-products, including molecules possessing reactive oxygen (so called “reactive oxygen species”, ROS). Such a molecules react very readily...
Counting the cost of invasive species
31. 3. 2021
Biological invasions — the introduction and spread of a species outside its native habitat — have resulted in at least US$1.288 trillion (2017 US dollars) in associated costs worldwide between 1970...
Silk Road: not only goods, but also plant viruses
29. 3. 2021
Plant viruses can spread over long distance by different ways. In the modern history, their expansion was driven mainly by human when trading with plants and their fruits. That has been recently...
Tracking invasions with digital data
22. 3. 2021
Large online data sources are increasingly important to understand biological invasions. Emerging fields of conservation culturomics and iEcology have a great potential to inform invasion science...
Fish scales as archives of environmental change
19. 3. 2021
Scales have been widely used to determine the age and growth status of fish. As a result, extensive collections of archived fish scales are stored in numerous fisheries agencies, research...
Stories of Želivka asp
11. 3. 2021
This story will take us to the Švihov reservoir on the Želivka river. It is one of the most important dam reservoirs in the Czech Republic, which supplies the majority of the capital city of Prague...
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Science Fair Prague
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City Nature Challenge České Budějovice
2. 2. 2023
JIŘÍ FRIML: Auxin: Versatile signal in plant development
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