Gdańsk University of Technology received over PLN 8.5 million funding for research that will allow to build a semi-autonomous vehicle that will search for and identify sea mines and hazardous objects.
Identifying the source of malicious content, its source of propagation, is crucial for reducing online disinformation. A similar mechanism allows, for example, to identify patient zero at the beginning of an epidemic. RPaSDT (Rumor Propagation and Source Detection Toolkit) allows to determine the source of fake news come from and how they spread in social media.
Container ships can consume less fuel, gain better manoeuvring capabilities and increased navigational safety after introducing improvements co-developed by Polish engineers in a scientific and industrial consortium. The changes will concern ship propellers, among other things.
The Polish nuclear reactor MARIA rearranged its work schedule to prevent the shortages of medical molybdenum-99 due to a fault in the Dutch HFR reactor, the National Centre for Nuclear Research reports. Molybdenum-99 is a radionuclide used in cancer diagnostics and therapy.