Researchers from the University of Gdańsk have developed an innovative, quick bladder cancer test. The efficacy of the test has been demonstrated in preliminary studies performed on 85 subjects. Further - recently started - trials will include one thousand people.
Bialystok University of Technology students are building a bionic hand prosthesis, designed to help in everyday life of the disabled after hand amputation. Signal will be sent to the prosthesis by contracting the corresponding forearm muscles, making it possible to make hand movements.
Scientists from the Institute of Technical Biochemistry of Lodz University of Technology are working on a tracheal prosthesis made from bacterial cellulose. The specificity of this biomaterial can help the prosthesis be well accepted by the human body and take over the natural function of the trachea.
The creation of a virtual heart model with correct anatomy and with defects, which doctors must treat, is the objective of the project Virtual Heart that will utilize virtual tools and augmented reality to educate future medics. Details of the project were presented on Tuesday in Zabrze.