An electronic cube with touch screens can help in the therapy of children with autism. Polish experts are working on the device. They say that through exercises that encourage children to imitate movement, the cube can increase the number of mirror neurons in the brain.
The participation of Polish scientists in international work on the use of stem cells, for example in stroke treatment, was discussed at this week`s conference in the Senate of the Republic of Poland. According to experts, Polish scientists have made a significant contribution to the development of regenerative medicine, aiming at tissue repair.
It is possible to deduce certain personality traits from the scent of the person`s body. Studies also show that the longer people live as couples, the more their taste and smell preferences become similar, says Dr. Anna Oleszkiewicz from the Institute of Psychology, University of Wrocław.
Its own intense metabolism can be used against bone marrow cancer. When abnormal proteins accumulate in the cancer cell, the mechanism of their removal must be inhibited. Then the cell "clogs up" and dies. Polish researcher has proven that this method of fighting cancer does not damage healthy tissues and organs.
Stopping the obesity epidemic by 2025 by developing and implementing strategies aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle among young people - these are the objectives of the international research program CO-CREATE, in which Polish researchers participate. The project will be financed within the framework of the Horizon 2020 programme.