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Moon-Mars base Lunares opened in Poland
Moon-Mars base Lunares was opened at the former military airport in Piła, Poland. The research laboratory testing people's behaviour in isolation is the only such base in Europe.
Polish inventor among the best young European innovators
With his design of an interactive robot for language learning for children, Jan Kędzierski has been recognized as one of the top 35 young innovators in the European edition of the Innovators Under 35 competition. He was awarded in the "Inventors" category.
Polish researcher discovered the oldest footprints of early hominins
The oldest known footprints of human relatives or ancestors have been preserved in Trachilos, Crete, and are nearly 6 million years old. The discovery was made by Polish palaeontologist, Dr. Gerard Gierliński.
Polish medical team goes to Tanzania
Examine, diagnose, treat and follow up with an online stethoscope. This is the checklist of the medical doctors who are setting off for Tanzania on 20 October.
Polish divers discover secrets of the Inca
Polish scientists searched for traces of the Inca ritual activity in three lakes in the Machu Picchu region of Peru - at an altitude of over 4100 m above sea level. On the shores of the lakes there are ceremonial platforms, from which sacrificial offerings were probably made during rituals.
The University of Warsaw will support Polish Studies at Cambridge
The University of Warsaw will support the University of Cambridge in the development of the Polish Studies program at Cambridge. Last Friday the universities signed an agreement on this matter.
Polish scientists have discovered new properties of oleacein
Scientists from the Medical University of Warsaw have discovered new properties of oleacein - a substance found in olive oil that can prevent ischaemic stroke and myocardial infarction. Their results have been published in the international journal Phytomedicine.
AGH students construct a Solar Boat
Students from the University of Science & Technology (AGH) in Krakow have constructed a solar-powered boat.
Photon - emotional robot
It teaches programming and helps to understand emotions. An educational robot that supports the social and emotional development of children has been built by engineers from the Bialystok University of Technology in cooperation with psychologists from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities. In September the robot will appear in Polish schools.
Jagiellonian University among the most innovative universities in Europe
Jagiellonian University has advanced in the ranking of the most innovative European universities prepared by Reuters. The Kraków university is the only representative of higher education institutions in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe in the ranking.
Polish inventions in the service of the disabled
The last few decades have been the time of rapid development of new technologies. It is exceptionally important that a large share of contemporary inventions relatively quickly find their way to the everyday lives of ordinary people. Innovative solutions used in medicine are a good example: they not only save lives but also offer great help to people with acquired or inborn disabilities. Polish scientists have been highly successful in this field.
The oldest deep sea coral reefs discovered in Świętokrzyskie
The world's oldest deep sea coral reefs, extending from depths of 30 m to approx. 150 m, have been identified by scientists in the Świętokrzyskie Mountains. They date back some 390 million years and are approx. 150 million years older than the previously known reefs.