A team from the Jagiellonian University has described a peptide that may open the way to better cancer immunotherapy. The molecule works similarly to existing antibodies, but has additional advantages.
Broad-spectrum antibiotics are present in the soil near the poultry farm, found scientists from the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. Drugs were also detected in groundwater, and antibiotics in drinking water. The phosphorus content was two and a half times higher than the average for soils in Poland.
Polish researchers have described a method for rejuvenating the brain of old mice. They showed that if the breakdown of glycogen in the brain is sufficiently slowed down, old mice are ready to absorb new information, and the connections in their brain look like those of juvenile mice.
The development of next generation implantation biomaterials is the goal of research conducted by scientists from Poland and Austria. As a result, surgical implants will be more durable and of better quality, and this will translate into less frequent removal or revision.