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.
The Warsaw-based science centre located on the banks of Vistula attracts both geeks and regular visitors with its interactive exhibitions, which delve into how different aspects of our universe work.
To locate the free-floating planet, a team of international astronomers led by those from the University of Warsaw’s OGLE team at the Astronomical Observatory used an astronomical phenomenon called gravitational microlensing.
Footage from an endoscopic camera clearly shows the 14th-century king’s royal sceptre lying across his body and the crumbling remains of a shroud still lying across his face – but mystery still surrounds whether the king actually looks like his portrait.
Named as one of just 24 people under the age of 24, Torchała joins a select group of young engineers.