Public and Media

  • 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.

  • Research of green algae


    Algae will help break down toxic compounds. Brno scientists are involved in the construction of the so-called bioreactor.

  • A scientist from Brno has received a major European grant


    Brno scientist Vojtěch Adam received a prestigious grant from the European Research Council. It focuses on the protein metallothionein, which is able to bind metals.