Health and financial costs of near-ground emission smog in Poland reach 30 billion euros per year. In 2016, the smog from this source caused 19,000 deaths of inhabitants of Poland, according to a report prepared for the Ministry of Enterprise and Technology.
Studies on the effects of the conditions in the upper layers of the atmosphere, especially high doses of radiation on the functioning of human cells will be conducted by Wroclaw Medical University students. They intend to use a grant from the Ministry of Science to establish cooperation with the European Space Agency.
An innovative imaging system using high temperature that will help interventional radiologists destroy liver tumours with very high precision has been developed by Evertop specialists and a team from the Silesian University of Technology. The first treatment with the use of the new technology was successfully carried out on August 2 in Warsaw.
When the mitochondria do not work as they should, double-stranded RNA can escape from them into the cellular cytoplasm. The cell may confuse it with a viral infection, researchers including Polish scientists show in an article in Nature. Their study sheds light on the diagnosis of diseases such as interferonopathy.