Presentations of young scientists` projects, lectures, workshops and open meetings with scientists from around the world will be held on July 16-22 in Gdynia. The international Expo Sciences Europe (ESE) is organized in Poland for the first time.
Dr. Łukasz Kołtowski, a cardiologist from the Medical University of Warsaw, became a member of the leadership of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions. The Polish cardiologist will chair the committee responsible for communication and social media - informed the Medical University of Warsaw.
Planck satellite team and mission managers received the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize. Polish scientist Prof. Krzysztof Górski has an important role in the team. The $500,000 prize is awarded by the Gruber Foundation at Yale University in the U.S.
Professor Michał Grabowski from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Hydrobiology, University of Lodz, has been invited as a representative of Poland to the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) - a network that uses DNA barcodes to monitor and study the diversity of species of animals and plants.
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.