News tagged with poland

Image: Polish human centrifuge

How do you prepare for the unique experience of weightlessness on a parabolic aircraft flight? An ESA-led team took a ride on this human centrifuge at Poland's Military Institute of Aviation Medicine.

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Space Exploration
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African swine fever threatens Europe

African swine fever, or ASF, is a viral disease that kills almost every pig it infects and is likened to Ebola. It gained a foothold in Georgia in 2007, when contaminated pig meat landed from a ship from ...

dateDec 17, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Polish election commission website hacked

Computer hackers have attacked the website of Poland's electoral commission, which is still unable to publish full returns from local elections because of an unrelated computer glitch, officials said Wednesday.

dateNov 19, 2014 in Security
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Coal-rich Poland ready to block EU climate deal

European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to set their new greenhouse gas emissions plan are facing staunch opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their economies would ...

dateOct 23, 2014 in Environment
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