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Two postgraduate students, Kateřina Pastirčáková and Jaromír Šulc, have developed an algorithm that will save money of transport companies. Moreover, last year they successfully presented it at a conference in Orlando, USA. Their algorithm helps to take managerial decisions to streamline internal processes, and it answers the question of what connections need to be taken out of service to save a vehicle, a driver, and thereby even the funds. "We can outsource the connection where it...
A seven thousand years old well – the oldest well found in the Czech Republic and the oldest wooden architectural structure in Europe – is to be preserved by the experts of the University of Pardubice. The unique discovery was made by archaeologists last year at Ostrov in the Pardubice Region where, during the construction of the D35, they uncovered another seven wells from different prehistoric times. The parts of the well are now stored in the cellars of the Piarist College in Litomyšl...
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Pancreatic cancer is the most insidious type of cancer. It is referred to as the “hidden killer” because a period of no symptoms is followed by a sudden and severe onset. It is usually too late to treat it and 95% of patients die, usually within a year. For a long time scientists and doctors had no clue how to treat it, or diagnose it at an early stage. This may change now as a research team led by Professor Michal Holčapek of the Faculty of Chemical Technology at the University of Pardubice...
With the participation of representatives of twenty-five research institutions from around the world, the 4th Annual Meeting of SPARK Global members took place on July 21-22. At the meeting held at the oldest Berlin University clinic Charité, our University was represented by Ing. Michal Svoboda and Ing. Karolina Kašparová from the Technology and Knowledge Transfer Centre (CTTZ). The University of Pardubice joined the SPARK program, which was founded in 2006 at Stanford University, USA,...
Czech scientists have made a surprising discovery. A metal pot buried in a tomb in Egypt's Abusir 5000 years ago was made of material that was used at the time in distant Anatolia - modern-day Turkey. They proved that the metals had travelled a few thousand miles before they got to their owner. One of the experts who examined the material used for the manufacture of the container was Ing. Jiří Kmošek, a chemist from the Department of Chemical Technology, the Faculty of Restoration. The...