Scientists at the Warsaw University of Technology have developed a miniature radar designed to detect unauthorised machinery and objects; though not designed with the war in mind, the team say they are happy for the Ukrainian military to use their technology.
The team from Poznań, Warsaw and Toruń say that, if successful, by using stem cells found in human gums they will be able to produce tooth buds and rebuild the structure of the peripheral nerves.
Although the use of starch in recycled materials is not new, previous attempts to apply it created materials that were weak and susceptible to tears. The new development from the Łódź University of Technology has overcome the problem for the first time in history.
The new laser - the so-called ‘optical frequency comb’ - which allows for safe and non-invasive assessment of an eye’s condition, opens up new therapeutic possibilities for retinal degenerative diseases such as age-related macular degeneration.
Initially believed to have been an example of a woolly rhinoceros, closer inspection by experts from the University of Wrocław revealed it was a specimen of the much rarer Stephanorhinus or Merck’s rhinoceros. The palaeontologists came to the rescue after the builders, saying they were going to dump the bones, went to watch a football match.
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.