A scientist specialising in dirty swimming pool water has warned that the problem of water quality remains a serious challenge for researchers dealing with environmental health and new water purification technologies.
The amount of medicines that end up un the natural environment is growing. They harm living organisms and although people are safe for now, it does not always have to be this way, Professor Piotr Stepnowski, a chemist from the University of Gdańsk and vice-rector of this university says in an interview with PAP.
Professor Marcin Drąg, winner of the 2019 Foundation for Polish Science Prize, studies the enzymes responsible for civilization diseases and creates selective chemical tools for detecting cancer. "My research is already used in projects that will result in the development of diagnostic tests and new drugs," the scientist told PAP.