Ewelina Drelich from Warsaw University of Technology came up with the idea for the hand prosthesis with cheap, interchangeable parts for her engineering thesis.
Examining the remains of the late Cretaceous herbivorous dinosaur, researchers found traces of abnormal calcium deposits in some of its bones, the first time the diseases has been found in dinosaurs.
Archaeologists from the University of Wrocław came across hundreds of artefacts belonging to the African variety of Homo erectus, the ancestor of humans (Homo sapiens), about 70 km east of the present-day city of Atbara.
The brainchild of Dr. Katarzyna Szkolnicka from the West Pomeranian University of Technology, the new buttermilk ice cream is fluffier than traditional ice cream and can also promote well-being and enhance intellectual abilities and beauty.
Using bio-polymers and the same short-range NFC (near-field communication) technology as contactless payment cards, the implant from Polish-British startup Walletmor can be sewn into the hand and used to make payments at all contactless terminals around the world that accept payments with standard cards from organizations such as Mastercard or Visa.
Team leader Piotr Wroniecki said: “If the system works as expected, it could successfully revolutionise archaeology – as the introduction of radiocarbon dating did in the first half of the 20th century.”
The New Life Capsule enables them to create specific conditions for observing the development of algal-fungal biomass, which creates a special fertiliser.
Regolith is a layer of loose deposits covering solid rock on the surface of the Earth and Moon, as well as certain other celestial bodies. On the Moon, its thickness can vary from around 5 metres to 10 metres on highland surfaces.
It’s that time of year again for The Debrief Christmas Special! Hosted by John Beauchamp with guest Ed Wight, Managing Editor of The First News.
A group of 726 scientists from Poland are featured on a list of the top two-percent most-cited scientists, published by PLOS Biology, a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of biology.