People with tendency to procrastinate - those who tend to postpone important matters "until tomorrow" - process their mistakes differently than people who do not delay. This was demonstrated in brain studies by Polish neurobiologists.
Printed silicone masks are one of many methods of identity theft. Cameras at border crossings might fail to identify a person impersonating someone else - unless the identity thief is scanned by a biometric system co-developed by scientists from the Military University of Technology.
Over the years, intuition, first impression, inspiration, as well as emotions, tensions and feelings were treated as "unscientific" and "unprofessional". Dr. Agnieszka Dauksza from the Jagiellonian University, author of the book "Klub Auschwitz i inne kluby" ("Auschwitz Club and other clubs"), considers them important components of research work.
Currently in Poland, marriages are usually concluded during the summer months, while the most children are born from August to November and in January. The fewest children are born on weekends, according to the data collected by Prof. Piotr Szukalski, a demographer from the University of Lodz.
A device that monitors selected emotions, such as fear and the level of relaxation and stress with 99% accuracy has been developed for the European Space Agency (ESA) by Polish companies. It may be useful to astronauts, but also to uniformed services and sportsmen.
Wasting food is an ethical, environmental and economic problem of global proportions. Each of us can contribute to its reduction, for example by prudently planning shopping, properly storing food and sharing it with those in need, believes Dr. Agata Rudnicka from the University of Lodz.