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.
Polish scientists have described a previously unknown ancestor of mammals from 230 million years ago - eucynodont. The genus, named Polonodon woznikiensis, was identified on the basis of analyses of 22 tiny teeth and a humerus fragment excavated in a clay pit in Woźniki near Częstochowa (Śląskie).
A personalized cancer vaccine that uses an invention of scientists from the University of Warsaw is currently at the stage of clinical trials. The Polish invention also gained recognition abroad - it was one of the nominees for the European Inventor Award 2018.
Scientists from Poland and the United States discovered the oldest known traces of respiratory infection, probably tuberculosis. They found traces of this disease in a partially preserved, 245 million years old marine reptile skeleton.