Six Polish female researchers were awarded a stipend for women in science on Wednesday by L'Oreal and UNESCO. "The role of women in science is indispensable," said Deputy Science Minister Piotr Mueller.
Named by the Polish astronomers who found them, the planets could be just two of millions floating through the galaxy. So far, though, scientists have only managed to locate a dozen or so rogues, which is why adding these two to the bunch is deemed important.
The electronic ‘fox’ becomes a family’s or office’s helper, calendar and time management app. Anima is integrated with the smart home systems, such as interactive speakers or lights, turning them off for us according to our plans. It uses Bluetooth instead of localisation to conserve energy.
Students from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (southern Poland) have constructed the first mechanical rolling footbridge in Poland. The footbridge is 3.35 m long and is able to support weights of up to 200 kg, the university announced.
It may look like a dried pig’s bladder, but SCOBY Living Packages has gained considerable global recognition due to its properties and ecological character.
A newly-opened exhibition at the Warsaw University of Technology tells the fascinating history of Polish aviation. Running from October 22-23, the ‘Per aspera ad astra’ exhibition shows off some of Poland’s greatest aerial achievements, from fighter aircraft to rockets.
Poland’s space agency holds talks with Nasa on future projects including a moon base.
Immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy, is a type of cancer treatment that boosts the body's natural defences to fight cancer. It uses substances made by the body or in a laboratory to improve or restore immune system function.
Based on the Jagiellonian University campus in Kraków, the synchrotron is relatively small, with a circumference of just 96m, compared to, for example, the 26.7km Hadron Collider.
Dziewanna, which was discovered by Polish scientists at Warsaw Uni, is estimated to be 470 kilometres across, making its surface one-seventh of the Moon’s and one of the 40 largest known objects in the Solar System.