Scientists from three academic centres want to develop an innovative cell therapy that will allow to treat congenital immunodeficiency disorder called neutropenia. Due to neutropenia, approx. 3,000 children a year are unvaccinated in Poland. Effective diagnostics could change this.
Professor Marcin Pałys, rector of the University of Warsaw, was elected member of the Board of the European University Association last week. EUA represents more than 800 universities in 48 countries. The organization plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and influences EU policies on higher education, research and innovation.
By joining in the structures of the Church with the centre in Rome, not in Constantinople, Mieszko I decided that we consider ourselves a part of the West, not the East, says Prof. Przemysław Urbańczyk from the Cardinal Wyszyński University and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The archaeologist researches the beginnings of the Polish state.
A method for obtaining an "origami" from nanodiamonds has been developed by scientists from the Gdańsk University of Technology as part of the project awarded in the TEAM-NET programme. Its geometrical parameters, electrical and optical properties can be designed for use, for example, in the diagnosis of cancer.
Will the zoologists from Łódź discover new species of invertebrates in the Philippine tropics? A group of experts from the Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection of the University of Lodz is preparing for the first expedition to the Philippines. Their targets include insects, arachnids and molluscs.
According to scientists, woman`s remains that fell out of the cliff in Bagicz (Zachodniopomorskie) along with a wooden log in which they were deposited, are 2 thousand years old. Researchers also determined that - despite her Pomeranian or the Baltic Islands origin - the diet of the deceased had not included sea fish.