The son of a Polish pharmacist Leo Sternbach changed the pharmaceutical world.
Eleven Nobel Prize winners from the fields of physiology or medicine and chemistry have written a letter to University of Warsaw (UW) asking the rector-elect's support for the UW-based International Research Agenda ReMedy unit, which is facing liquidation.
Professor Bartosz Grzybowski and his team have shown the world how to produce HCQ, a medicine used to treat COVID-19, from inexpensive compounds, through the use of his Chematica computer program.
The camp which is run by pharmaceutical company ADAMED has already helped 200 youngsters and seen alumni go on to attend some of the world’s most prestigious universities such as Oxford and Cambridge.
The introduction of the new drug brings with it hopes of total and long-lasting pain relief because administering a single compound both stops and soothes existing pain as well as turning off its source.
A new bioplastic, derived mainly from starch, was invented by chemists from the Gdańsk University of Technology. The bioplastic, which is biodegradable, can be used to reduce the problem of plastic waste.
A Polish-born physicist and chemist, Maria became one of the most famous scientists of her time. In 1903 she was awarded the Nobel Prize, and went on to win another just eight years later.