When healthy cells transform into cancer cells, their mechanical properties change. An international group of scientists, including researchers from Poland, wants to create a procedure for detecting disorders in the mechanical properties of cells in order to diagnose cancer early.
Due to climate change, there are fewer and fewer amphibians in the world. Salamanders are facing extinction - two out of five will die, and the disastrous statistics may be worsened by a new disease emerging in the United States and Europe, says a study conducted by over 100 scientists, including researchers from the University of Łódź.
According to UN forecasts, the Earth's population will reach 10 billion in 2060. The overpopulation of the planet and the climate crisis generate new challenges when it comes to food production and distribution, scientists said during a debate at the Science Festival in Warsaw.