Public and Media

  • The so-called “UV fingerprint” brings unexpected possibilities not only to forensic scientists

    Scientists from our Department can recognize, at first glance, the same samples of food or drugs according to the fluorescence record. Thanks to this, they will know whether, for example, the technological process has not changed during the production of juice…

  • Zinc causes resistance to antibiotics, our scientists are looking for solutions

    Farmers have been using zinc in livestock for more than a decade as a substitute for antibiotics, growth promoters and prophylactic drugs. Zinc serves to prevent the formation and spread of diarrhea among piglets weaned from sows.

  • Algae in every home

    Scientists from Mendel University in Brno are trying to figure out a way to remove harmful chemicals from water in domestic sewage treatment plants. Altogether seventeen institutions from all over Europe are involved in the study called Greener.

  • prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Adam, Ph.D. – Genetic Modifications, Super-Humans and Ethics?

    An interesting story of a man who already influences not only everyone in our Department, but also the whole world. The topic of genetic modification and the name Vojtěch Adam is not encountered for the first time and certainly not the last. An interview published…

  • Scientists’ Night at Mendel Chemical Faculty

    Live from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University in Brno.

  • Nanoparticles as drug carriers

    Scientists in the laboratories of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of Mendel University in Brno are looking for an efficient transport mechanism that could deliver the drug to a cancer tumor more efficiently than conventional chemotherapy.

  • Negative effects of chemotherapy

    New progressive ways to mitigate the negative effects of chemotherapy are within reach.

  • Czechs teach Galileo satellite navigation to control agricultural robots

    Czechs are teaching European satellite navigation Galileo to control drones, harvesters or robots that in giant greenhouses detect and destroy colonies of overpopulated pests.