Články / Science and healthcare

What’s the buzz around Bratislava?

What’s the buzz around Bratislava?

This year, everything started at the end of June when the Morava River overflowed its banks and flooded the river's floodplain. Two weeks later, Slovak media began to be flooded too, but with headlines ...

Where lies the value of ecosystems?

Where lies the value of ecosystems?

Even though nature protection is slowly becoming one of the world's top priorities, it seems that the real value of nature remains an abstract concept to many people.

Women over 40 with no coverage for abortions

Women over 40 with no coverage for abortions

Women over the age of 40 who want to have an abortion on demand will not have the procedure covered by regular health insurance anymore, according to a new proposal by the Health Ministry.

Fancy a spa day?

Fancy a spa day?

Being immersed in a pool with warm mineral water while gazing on the surrounding nature. Who wouldn't enjoy a spa! The healing benefits of bathing in mineral water were known already in ancient times, and today the method of treating diseases by such bathing is called balneotherapy.

Looking for potential in digital health

Looking for potential in digital health

Slovakia is a country of paradoxes in the area of digital health: It still has many healthcare facilities where appointments are made only by classical phone calls picked up by a nurse who is not on ...

Are bioplastics the answer?

Are bioplastics the answer?

Since the invention of plastic more than 100 years ago, it has undoubtedly brought countless benefits to humanity. In many ways, plastics make our lives safer, cleaner and easier. But at what price?

Top IT faculty in staff crisis

Top IT faculty in staff crisis

A "we're leaving" letter from a group of 25 members of the academic staff from the Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies of the Slovak University of Technology arrived on June 23 in stude ...

Low temperature physicist named Scientist of the year

Low temperature physicist named Scientist of the year

On Tuesday, Education Minister Branislav Grohling announced the name of the scientist of the year for 2019. Peter Skyba, a member of the Institute of Experimental Physics of the Slovak Academy of Scien ...