People who experience severe pain feel touch less precisely than healthy people. The greater the pain, the lower the precision, shows a study of Polish scientists. Researchers suspect that with the right touch training, you could control the sensation of pain.
About 80 percent people suffering from influenza do not have a fever anymore, says Prof. Wiesław Kozak from the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, who has been studying fever for several decades. He adds that by stopping the elevated temperature, we significantly extend the time of serious virus infection.
How does a bilingual brain work? Will you remember your native language until old age without everyday contact with it? The team led by Dr. Zofia Wodniecka-Chlipalska from the Jagiellonian University will investigate this problem. Scientists are looking for Polish citizens living in Great Britain for psycholinguistic research.
We start snacking when self-control loses the battle with impulses. But there are ways to suppress automatic reactions to temptations. Dr. Łukasz Tanajewski from the Kozminski University investigates whether simple boards that you can make at home - and practice with them - can help eat sensibly.
According to estimates, more than 2 billion people worldwide eat insects every day. For many people it is the only available meat meal rich in protein, sugars and vitamins. Ants, bugs, grasshoppers and butterfly larvae are eaten in Asia, Africa and South America - says zoologist Dr. Radomir Jaskuła.