Students from three Wrocław universities plan to study the functioning of human cancer cells under conditions of altered gravity. Conducting the experiment will be possible thanks to their participation in the Spin Your Thesis! contest of the European Space Agency.
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.
A system for classifying user`s emotions in video game dialogue scenes, based on the player`s eyesight analysis, has been developed by scientists from the Faculty of Technical Physics, Information Technology and Applied Mathematics, Lodz University of Technology. They use Eye-Tracker that allows to control the computer with the user`s eyes.
There is a growing number of pregnant women with diabetes that could lead to complications that are dangerous for the foetus, including the birth of an excessively large child with a tendency to serious diseases in adulthood, Dr. Katarzyna Cyganek from Kraków argued last week in Warsaw.
In countries such as France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Greece or Hungary, every second major scientific publication is created in international cooperation. In Poland, it is only every third publication. This is a result of the 1990s regression, the analysis of researchers from the University of Warsaw shows.