Polymer particles of any architecture, e.g. combs, stars, rings, have been produced for years thanks to the groundbreaking ATRP method discovered by Professor Krzysztof Matyjaszewski. Now scientists show how to carry out such reactions even more easily - in the presence of oxygen, in homelike conditions.
The US excels in attracting the best scientists from around the world, the UK strives to become a global innovation leader, France has an extensive network of advisors and scientific attachés. Political scientist Dr. Monika Szkarłat talks about the role of science diplomacy and the importance of science in foreign policy.