Experts from several Polish centres will develop a new type of tactile maps for the blind, which will allow them to better explore historic parks and gardens - not only determine the layout of alleys and greenery, but also learn about the historical style and other features.
The functioning of the human body is the result of evolution. Normally, the human genome adapts to changes in the environment over thousands of years, but during the last 50 years the human life, including diet, has changed so radically that the general population has not yet had time to adapt and cope with lifestyle-related disease problems, believes Professor Carsten Carlberg.
The HORUS application developed at the Medical University of Gdańsk helps to detect recurrences after the end of lung cancer treatment. The software provides weekly surveys, the results of which are analysed in real time, and enables quick implementation of the necessary actions if needed.
Gdańsk University of Technology of Mechanical Engineering and Ship Technology, has designed a muzzle device for a sniper rifle that will reduce the weapon's recoil. This is very important for the shooter, because the recoil negatively affects the control of the weapon, the press office of the Gdańsk University of Technology reports.
Scientists from the Lodz University of Technology have developed a textronic system for monitoring vibrations that could be useful in car seats for kids and in the seats of mechanical equipment operators. Their project won a gold medal at the international exhibition in Bangkok (Thailand).