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  • 2021-09-09

    Let's take math to heart. Entropy in cardiac research

    More than 11 million new cases of cardiovascular disease are reported annually in Europe. Also in Poland, these diseases constitute a large social problem and are the greatest threat to the health of the inhabitants of our country. One of the basic diagnostic tools in cardiology is an ECG - a non-invasive test that shows the bioelectric activity of the heart. It is the ECG records that provide...

  • 2021-09-08

    Cosmetics based on carrot pomace extracts. This is how biomass can be used

    Natural cosmetics based on carrot pomace extracts or bioplastics from potato leftovers - such can be the use of biomass, so far considered useless waste. This is the result of the research carried out under the project BioBIGG: Bioeconomics in the South Baltic Area: Innovations based on the use of biomass and the development of green areas. Gdańsk University of Technology was one of the...

  • 2021-08-30

    Our scientists study the impact of climate change on the chemical composition of Siberian steppe

    As part of the PollAct project, researchers from Gdańsk University of Technology are analyzing the impact of climate change on the presence of pollutants released from long-term permafrost in Siberia. They took part in a summer research expedition to the Northeast Research Station of the Russian Academy of Sciences (NESS RAN) in Kolyma, where permafrost occurs in the form of massive layers of...

  • 2021-07-16

    Gdańsk University of Technology joined the international network for measuring sky glow

    Gdańsk University of Technology is the first research unit in Poland to join the international network Globe at Night - Sky Brightness Monitoring Network (GaN-MN) for global night sky brightness monitoring. Measurements are performed using a specialized SQM-LE sensor by Unihedron, designed for long-term monitoring. The entire network includes 64 sensors located in 19 countries around the...