Most materials are still discovered by trial and error, because it is difficult to predict the right arrangement of atoms. Dr. Michał Tomza from the University of Warsaw proposes to use quantum simulations to understand the properties of materials that are being designed.
Can certain autism-related markers be detected in a newborn? Researchers at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences have developed a sensor that recognizes the molecules of the "love hormone" - oxytocin, a compound considered one of the biomarkers of autism.
Computers still run slower than the human brain. However, if their speed continues to increase at the current rate, they will reach the capabilities of the human brain in the coming decades - told PAP Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber, called the "father of modern artificial intelligence".
Laws on innovation, implementation doctorates, NCBR Programs - these are some of the activities related to science and business cooperation, implemented in the last two years by the Ministry of Science. Head of the ministry Jarosław Gowin summarised them on Friday during the inauguration of the program "Implementation Doctorates".