On November 26, NASA`s InSight lander will land on Mars. It carries a research instrument containing a Polish driving mechanism that will check what hides below the surface, says the head of the Polish Space Agency Dr. Grzegorz Brona. We will dig into an alien planet for the first time.
Six Polish women researchers received L’Oréal-UNESCO fellowships for Women in Science this week. "The participation of women in the world of science is essential" - said Deputy Minister of Science Piotr Müller. According to Müller, Poland can develop also thanks to women researchers ready to accept challenges.
Bionic hand prosthesis, double piston actuator and new optical measurement technique - these are some of the Polish inventions awarded at the iENA trade fair in Nuremberg. One of the largest European inventions exhibitions took place on 1-4 November. Polish inventors won 4 gold, 10 silver and 14 bronze medals.
Beech martens appeared in the north-east of Poland very recently, in the last 40 years, according to new research on this species. "It is a big surprise, because the common view is that beech martens have been in our environment forever" - says Anna Wereszczuk from the Mammal Research Institute PAS.
Researchers from Polish universities and the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) will compare treatment of postoperative pain with opioids in Poland and in the U.S., the specialists conducting the study informed PAP. This is the first scientific project implemented as part of broader Polish-American cooperation.