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THE POLISH SCIENCE VOICE
THE POLISH SCIENCE VOICE


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The Polish Science Voice  
No. 32
The Polish Science Voice

A publication Co-financed by Minister of Science and Higher Education
The history of civilization is a history of successive stages of human endeavor spurred on by setting into motion heretofore unused potential. Most often the main source of that potential was freedom—be it the freedom of the individual, as in the transition from slavery to feudalism; or regained political, economic and market freedoms, as in Poland after the fall of communism—a system that marked a setback for human freedoms and for the development of civilization.
Prof. Andrzej S. Nowak, president of the Council of Polish Engineers in North America and chairman of the Program Committee for the upcoming World Convention of Polish Engineers, talks to Piotr Bartosz.
Women account for more than 50 percent of university students and graduates in Poland, but their role in science and business is still too small, said participants in an international conference in Warsaw
An organization known as the Polish Food Technology Platform aims to encourage new agricultural methods and industrial practices to reduce the volume of highly processed foods in people’s diets.
The “Food for Life” European Technology Platform was established under the auspices of the Confederation of the Food and Drink Industries of the EU in 2005 to “strengthen the Europe-wide innovation process, improve knowledge transfer and stimulate European competitiveness across the food chain.”
Polish technologists have developed a method for producing dairy products rich in beneficial omega-3 and -6 fatty acids, which many scientists regard as a source of longevity and health.
After a lean period in the first half of last year, foreign consumers are regaining their appetite for Polish food.
Two engineers financially supported under the National Center for Research and Development’s Lider (Leader) Program are working to reduce the number of failures in the Polish power grid.
New medical technology is what a large part of the public badly needs from scientists. It is no wonder then that medical technology projects dominated among those that won awards from the National Center for Research and Development (NCBiR) as part of its Lider (Leader) program. The award winners included Ph.Ds Marcin Lewandowski, Jacek ¦widerski, Iwona Gorczyńska, and Sebastian Polak.
Botanist Adam Flakus and social scientist Anna Matysiak, both with doctoral degrees, are among the winners of the National Center for Research and Development’s Lider (Leader) Program. Each scientist will receive zl.1 million in co-financing to jump-start their research projects.
Each year, 10 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed worldwide, and the disease is responsible for nearly 7 million deaths. Some 25 million people suffer from cancer chronically, without real hope for a complete cure. Now Polish researchers are joining the global scientific race to combat the disease.
Researchers conducting excavations in the ¦więtokrzyskie Mountains in central Poland, one of the oldest mountain ranges in Europe, have discovered footprints and fossils of the earliest four-footed terrestrial animals. The research findings are published in a January issue of the international science magazine Nature. Many scientists say the discovery may mean that paleontology textbooks will have to be revised.
Members of the Aviation Club of the Wrocław University of Technology have designed and built a model aircraft that won fourth prize in this year’s SAE Aero Design West international collegiate competition held at Van Nuys Airport near Los Angeles, California in March.
The Polish parliament in March gave the government the go-ahead to join an international project involving the construction and operation of a heavy-duty free electron laser that will be the largest and most innovative research tool of this kind in the world.
A team of Polish and Romanian archeologists have uncovered the remains of a Turkic warrior, buried in a cave in the Dobruja region of southeastern Romania. The remains date from the end of the 10th or the beginning of the 11th century. The find and subsequent research have significantly changed general understanding of the region’s ancient and medieval culture, the archeologists say.
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