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algorithms

The Algorithms of Our Future Thinking Machines

It has been almost a year since IT researchers at Uppsala University and KTH received 24 million kronor from the Swedish Research Council for...
heart attack

Localized Cooling of the Heart Limits Damage Caused by a Heart...

The innovative new procedure was co-developed with scientists of the university in Eindhoven and the company LifeTec Group, a university spin-off.  A sports collision “We have...
solar cells

Solar Cells for Buildings Upgraded in New EU Project

Marika Edoff, Professor of Solid State Electronics, is the project coordinator. The kick-off meeting was held at the Ångström Laboratory in May, and in...
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NIH Study of WWII Evacuees Suggests Mental Illness May Be Passed...

Mental illness associated with early childhood adversity may be passed from generation to generation, according to a study of adults whose parents evacuated Finland...
wound healing

Wound Healing with New Technology

The cost of treating venous ulcers is estimated at between SEK 260 million and 600 million per year. And that is only venous ulcers....
wolves

Genome Sequencing Reveals Extensive Inbreeding in Wolves

The Scandinavian wolf population was founded in the 1980s by only two individuals. This has subsequently led to intense inbreeding, which is considered a...
chemical substances

Researchers Get Easier Access to Chemical Substances

It will be easier for researchers to obtain chemical substances for experimental use. From 2018, a new substance library — DK-OPENSCREEN at DTU Chemistry...
human cognitive

Probability Calculations – Even Babies Can Master It

One of the most important features of the human mind is its ability to make generalisations based on sparse data. Our brain accomplishes this...
Type 1 diabetes

Diabetes Researchers Believe the Future Is Bright

Diabetes is one of the world’s most widespread diseases. However, it is unclear exactly how many people are affected. Sweden’s National Diabetes Register comprises...
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​Millions of Uncommon Genetic Variants Found in Swedish Study

“This resource will benefit many national research projects investigating the association between genetic variants and diseases,” says Professor Ulf Gyllensten, Uppsala University and SciLifeLab,...
crab nebula

New Observations Reveal Crab Nebula’s Polarised Emissions for First Time

The researchers' observations of polarised X-rays from the Crab Nebula and Pulsar, published today in Scientific Reports, may help explain sudden flares in the...
Primordial Proliferation

Protein Prompts a Primordial Proliferation

Female babies are born with a full set of egg precursors in their ovaries, yet the molecular mechanism by which these cells proliferate during...
stem cells

Two-part System Turns Stem Cells into Whatever You Want

Whether using embryonic or adult stem cells, coercing these master cells to convert to the desired target cell and reproduce flawlessly is difficult. Now...
egg cells

Keeping Egg Cells on Ice

Genetic studies in mice have identified a molecular mechanism crucial to maintaining egg cells in a dormant state to ensure female fertility. This work...
inflammatory bowel diseasevideo

Microbiomes More in Flux in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are more likely to see dramatic shifts in the make-up of the community of microbes in their gut than...
biogas

Biogas – Easy to Underestimate

The report has been drawn up under the auspices of the EU project “Prestudy for regional development of biogas infrastructure”, commissioned by the Biogas...
automated vehiclesvideo

With or Without a Driver, Vehicles Are Able to Cooperate

One thing is certain: one day our cars will drive themselves. But how will we make the transition from a handful of autonomous and...
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New Association Found Between Gene Mutations and Cancer Metastasis

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancer types and in Sweden approximately 6000 people every year receive the diagnosis. The primary tumour...
Renewable energy

Renewable Energy Could Power the Nordic Countries

“Many are sceptic to entirely or partly removing nuclear power and fossil fuels, since there can be large fluctuations in how much electricity can...
Retroviruses, specialised ribosomes, colon cancer, Sleep Loss, brain cell, bacteriophages, drug molecules, protein CD93, antibiotic resistance, antibiotic resistance, cancer, melanoma, anti myeloma, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, paper battery, genetic, Brain tumours, sperm, epigenetic, Diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, genes, solar power, colorectal cancer, epigenetic , dementia, brain treatments, glioblastoma, bladder cancer, Genetic, tumours metastasise, cultured cells, HIV and MDR-TB, magnetic materials, blood test results, Genetics, brain tumour, sleep, motor skills, Chameleonic, gut microbiota, genes, pollutants, penicillin, brain tumours, aneurysms

Research Grants Awarded to Fight Dementia

The following ten projects have been granted funding: Joakim Bergström: Untangling of alpha-synuclein at the synapse in dementia diseases Anna Erlandsson: The role of...