The shape of the world after the pandemic depends on our choices. And we are facing several alternatives: science or populism, openness or closure, solidarity or elitism. Nothing is decided yet, Robert Firmhofer, director of the Copernicus Science Centre, says in an interview with PAP.
A pioneering research project to support governments, policy makers, healthcare workers and experts in making decisions and taking measures during the coronavirus pandemic is being launched by an International team of scientists and coordinated by the University of Silesia in Katowice.
Aversion to unknown foods allowed us to avoid toxic foods in the course of our evolution. Now that food is in abundance, food neophobia may make switching to a healthier diet difficult, says psychologist Dr. Klaudia Modlińska from the Institute of Psychology of the Polish Academy of Sciences.