Intuition and rational thinking are two separate paths that must, however, interact so that we can make good decisions, researcher says. She notes that intuition can be studied using hard data, for example by measuring skin conductivity.
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".
Every airliner gets struck by lightning once or twice per year, and although current lightning protection solutions protect passengers almost completely, researchers are working on a new material for the exterior of the plane's plating - lighter, cheaper, durable and conductive.
Why do seeds not germinate in the last hot summer day? How do they "know" they should still wait? This is one of the plant genes\' doing. It is being studied by researchers from the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics PAS. On the example of this gene they draw important conclusions about information processing in the cell.