Hungary attends World Forestry Congress in Seoul

Forests are in the focus of Hungary's fight against climate change, Sandor Szentpeteri, Hungary's deputy state secretary in charge of the country's woods, told the 15th World Forestry Congress in Seoul on Wednesday.

Minister highlights results in health science innovation, investment

The government has considered from the start the health industry a key sector contributing to Hungary's economic competitiveness and the results of its investments on R+D+I in health science already show, the innovation and technology minister said on Monday, outlining projects.

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.

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.