Kariko awarded Bolyai prize

Hungarian-born biochemist Katalin Kariko, a developer of mRNA-based vaccines, received the Bolyai Prize from President Janos Ader on Friday.

Kariko to receive Franklin Medal

Katalin Kariko and co-researcher Drew Weissman will be among scientists recognised with next year's Benjamin Franklin Medals for their achievement in life sciences, the Philadelphia-based Franklin Institute announced on its website on Thursday.

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Hungarian astronauts to conduct unique experiments at ISS

The procedure to select Hungarian astronauts for a 30-60-day mission to the International Space Station is under way. The astronauts are scheduled to test world-class Hungarian innovations and conduct unique experiments aboard the ISS in the middle of the decade.

Third Hungarian satellite launched

The third Hungarian nano-satellite was launched at the Guayana Space Center, in French Guayana, early on Tuesday, astronomer Laszlo Kiss told public television M1.

Hungarian universities conclude laser R+D project

The universities of Szeged, Pecs and Debrecen have concluded a four-year research project to investigate ultrafast physical processes using lasers, supported by 1.4 billion forints (EUR 3.9m) in European Union grant money.

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Hungary launches fourth satellite

Hungary this week launched its fourth small satellite with a mission to gauge levels of artificial electromagnetic smog in the upper atmosphere, as well as its exposure to ionising radiation, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics said on Thursday.

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