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ACADEMIA - The magazine of the Polish Academy of Sciences | 2018 | Nr 1 (53) 2018 Consumption |

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The Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences (Bull.Pol. Ac.: Tech.) is published bimonthly by the Division IV Engineering Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, since the beginning of the existence of the PAS in 1952. The journal is peer‐reviewed and is published both in printed and electronic form. It is established for the publication of original high quality papers from multidisciplinary Engineering sciences with the following topics preferred: Artificial and Computational Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Control, Informatics and Robotics, Electronics, Telecommunication and Optoelectronics, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Thermodynamics, Material Science and Nanotechnology, Power Systems and Power Electronics.

Journal Metrics: JCR Impact Factor 2018: 1.361, 5 Year Impact Factor: 1.323, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.319, Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 1.005, CiteScore 2017: 1.27, The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education 2017: 25 points.

Abbreviations/Acronym: Journal citation: Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech., ISO: Bull. Pol. Acad. Sci.-Tech. Sci., JCR Abbrev: B POL ACAD SCI-TECH Acronym in the Editorial System: BPASTS.

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Dr. Aleksandra Bilewicz from the University of Warsaw tells us what the Społem Association once was, what has survived of it, and what led to its demise.

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Assoc. Prof. Agata Gąsiorowska of the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities ponders if the Poles know how to manage their money wisely.

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Food additives, especially E numbers, are widely perceived by consumers as artificial and harmful. However, the fact is that they are an essential ingredient in numerous products, many have “natural” origins and none of them pose a risk to health.

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We talk to Dr. Zofia Boni from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań about childhood, food and family lives.

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The Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences: Technical Sciences (Bull.Pol. Ac.: Tech.) is published bimonthly by the Division IV Engineering Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences, since the beginning of the existence of the PAS in 1952. The journal is peer‐reviewed and is published both in printed and electronic form. It is established for the publication of original high quality papers from multidisciplinary Engineering sciences with the following topics preferred: Artificial and Computational Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Control, Informatics and Robotics, Electronics, Telecommunication and Optoelectronics, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Thermodynamics, Material Science and Nanotechnology, Power Systems and Power Electronics.

Journal Metrics: JCR Impact Factor 2018: 1.361, 5 Year Impact Factor: 1.323, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.319, Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 1.005, CiteScore 2017: 1.27, The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education 2017: 25 points.

Abbreviations/Acronym: Journal citation: Bull. Pol. Ac.: Tech., ISO: Bull. Pol. Acad. Sci.-Tech. Sci., JCR Abbrev: B POL ACAD SCI-TECH Acronym in the Editorial System: BPASTS.

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Keywords: cellular death

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We talk to Prof. Agnieszka Sirko from the PAS Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics about our improving understanding of cellular death.

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The human desire to grasp the nature of fast phenomena has been driving technological progress for years, including in the field of ultrafast photography.

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Seen from today’s perspective, the oceans seem to be a permanent and unchanging element of the Earth’s landscape. Yet various oceans have been formed and “consumed” in the planet’s ancient history.

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How can we learn about the diet, health and parasites of animals which have long since gone extinct? One excellent, although perhaps slightly revolting way is to study pieces of fossilized excrement, known as coprolites.

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Dr. Zofia Szweda-Lewandowska of the Warsaw School of Economics discusses the situation of the elderly and their caregivers in Poland.

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Dr. Naomi Mandel from Israel, one of this year’s fellows of the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt), studies how culture informs technology and, vice-versa, how technology informs culture.

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Natalia Marek-Trzonkowska and Piotr Trzonkowski of the Medical University of Gdańsk talk about trust, coordination, and creative conflicts – in the first of a series of interviews with scientists who are partners both at work and in life.

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Managing human consumption has a major impact on the functioning of societies, and – even more importantly – on the condition of our planet. What does the future hold?

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Most people view examining fossils as a kind of hobby, and only a lucky few have managed to turn it into their profession. But is there money to be earned from it? And what benefits does the taxpayer stand to gain?

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The Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, one of the most robust centers for research on food and its improved quality. This year, the Olsztyn-based Institute celebrates the 30th anniversary of its establishment.

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Editorial Staff:

Jan Strelau – honorowy redaktor naczelny

Anna Zawadzka – redaktor naczelna, redaktor działu Nauki humanistyczne

Katarzyna Czarnecka – zastępca redaktor naczelnej, sekretarz redakcji

Agnieszka Kloch – redaktor działu Nauki biomedyczne

Agnieszka Pollo – redaktor działu Nauki ścisłe

Jolanta Iwańczuk – redaktor działu Nauki o Ziemi

Justyna Orłowska – dziennikarz

Andrzej Figatowski – grafik

Renata Modzelewska – redakcja językowa

Sandra Wilk – projekty internetowe

Jakub Ostałowski – obsługa fotograficzna, wydania mobilne

Daniel Sax – tłumaczenia

Scientific Council:

prof. dr hab. Jerzy Duszyński (przewodniczący)

prof. dr hab. Edward Nęcka

prof. dr hab. Grażyna Borkowska

prof. dr hab. Leszek Kaczmarek

prof. dr hab. Romans Micnas

prof. dr hab. Lucjan Pawłowski

prof. dr hab. n. med. Witold Rużyłło

prof. dr hab. Henryk Szymczak

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Polish Academy of Sciences

Office for Popularizing and Promoting Science

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00-901 Warsaw, Poland

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