Extremely cooled atoms in the Bose-Einstein condensate behave like a cheerleading team. Now, for the first time in history, it has been possible to observe what happens when other atoms - like lost rugby players - bump into such a harmonious team. This is a historic achievement.
Chemical compound with analgesic properties, 5,000 times more effective than the strongest currently available painkillers, has been developed by scientists from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Warsaw. After passing the clinical trials, the drug could be used to relieve pain, for example of neuropathic origin.
Taking too high doses of folic acid by pregnant women may increase the risk of allergy in their children, according to a study of specialists from the Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital Research Institute in Łódź. Folic acid in appropriate doses is necessary to prevent potential congenital defects in children.
Thanks to new research tools, in recent years scientists discovered many new species of animals, such as amphibians and reptiles - also in Poland. Changes in taxonomy result in new challenges related to protection, say researchers from Poznań and Wrocław.
Can substances used in Chinese medicine be used as medicines in diseases of the nervous system? Do the ingredients of creams actually delay cell aging? Such research will be easier with the program for laser viewing of living cells, developed by Dr. Wojciech Krauze.