Polish scientists have found that a species of moss (Syntrichia sarconeurum) has survived in Antarctica for at least two million years, making ‘a significant contribution to understanding the history of Antarctic biodiversity.’
Scientists from Poland, Germany and the US examined the unusual-looking bones of prehistoric marine reptiles from a site near Winterswijk in the Netherlands. According to the researchers, the record of pathologies such as diseases and injuries can provide insight into the functioning of healthy individuals from 250 million years ago.
Students at the Warsaw University of Technology are expanding the family of satellites that test various ways of solving the problem of 'space junk'. PW-Sat3 is scheduled to be launched in early 2024. Its task will be to test the drive, thanks to which the satellite will burn up faster in the atmosphere.
Does on the edge of galaxies, where it is dark, empty, cold, and the molecules without being observed or any contact with other matter, fall into "quantum fade", which makes them even more difficult to be observed? Scientific outsider, in the magazine "Scientific Reports," has published a solution idea on how to investigate this matter. Will his work get attention and will scientists confirm or overthrow his hypothesis? And what problems that bother the academy will the explorer have to face?
Access to thousands of drugs, vaccines, new therapies... We are all beneficiaries of the self-sacrifice of people who agree to participate in medical trials, says bioethicist Professor Paweł Łuków. In his opinion, participation in such research is a matter of social solidarity, and thus ... an unwritten obligation.
The food industry generates vast amounts of waste and by-products, most of them unused. Some may be useful because of their nutritional value and health-promoting properties. One example is oilcake, a by-product of oilseed oil pressing. It can be a raw material for various food industries.