Prof. Tadeusz Wibig, Dr. Andrzej Katunin, Jan Świerkowski, the website "Nauka o klimacie" ("Climate Science"), TV show "Astronarium" and the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences are the winners of Science Populariser 2017 competition organized by PAP - Science in Poland and the Ministry of Science.
There are about 230 entities associated with the Polish space sector, for about 40 of which space activities are the main revenue source. In ten years, this number may increase by 15-20 percent, which will be a great success of our industry - told PAP Marta Wachowicz from the Polish Space Agency.
On his popular science blog GMObiektywnie (GMObjective), agricultural scientist and molecular biologist Wojciech Zalewski tackles controversies around genetically modified organisms, especially those used in agriculture. He explains that food produced with the use of GMOs can be beneficial for health.
"Someone is looking at you now", "The dropped object is on your left" - such information will be given to the deafblind by clothing designed by a team of European scientists. Polish partners of the project are responsible for disseminating the results of work on the clothing.
In 10 years we want the Polish medical biotechnology sector to be one of the strongest in Europe - Deputy Minister of Science Łukasz Szumowski told PAP. This is the goal of establishing the Institute of Medical Biotechnology, which will fund basic research on new drugs.