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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.
Forgotten Polish inventors
Without Jan Czochralski’s inventions, electronics would not have developed in such a spectacular fashion. Appreciated in the West, he still remains obscure in Poland. Like many other outstanding Polish inventors.
Polish scientist receives major international prize
A professor from the University of Warsaw is among three winners of the 2017 Dan David Prize in the field of astronomy.
Blocking bullets – A Polish speciality
More than a hundred years after a Pole invented the bulletproof vest, Polish scientists have improved personal protection against bullets by filling the vest with... liquid.
Scientists use new technologies to bring 100 years old village back to life
Scientists will prepare a virtual reconstruction of the village Zabrost Wielki (Gross Sobrost) from 1917, located in the Warmia-Mazury province. This is the first project in Poland, in which such a broad spectrum of laser documentation technologies will be used - project initiators say.