A researcher from Lublin throws the gauntlet down to bee diseases. A probiotic and a substance that helps to combat one of the diseases most frequently affecting bees are the results of several years of research conducted by Dr. Aneta Ptaszyńska from the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin.
The whole class of genes related to the protection against pathogens is transferred between species more easily than other, randomly selected genes, Polish scientists show in their latest research. On the example of newts, they studied crossbreeding between individuals of different species.
Extreme weather phenomena, drought, growing populations of plant pests, longer blooms of cyanobacteria and more frequent fish kills - these are the possible effects of climate change and heat in Poland. According to some scientists, this year`s heat wave in the world will make 2018 an extremely hot year.