By 2020, scientists from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków will build a supercomputer together with European partners. According to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, it will be 10 times faster than the fastest computer currently operating in Europe.
Microorganisms, spiders, barley seedlings and new materials have been sent to the stratosphere by scientists from the University of Silesia, who want to check how the conditions in the stratosphere will affect them. The initiative was awarded during the Global Space Balloon Challenge 2019.
If you want to do a genetic test, use a certified laboratory, preferably one that operates at a large medical centre, advises Prof. Katarzyna Tońska, a geneticist from the University of Warsaw. She points out that in Poland there is chaos in legal regulations concerning DNA testing.
The smallest structures of a living organism can be watched "at work". Researchers have obtained sharp images of working and communicating cells. The innovative imaging methods have been developed by Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski`s team from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
The Medical University of Lublin leads, and the University of Gdańsk and the Poznań University of Medical Sciences are in the top 10 of the ranking of the share of female authorships of scientific publications at universities around the world, according to Nature Communications.