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10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonialized our lakes

10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonialized our lakes

Ecology DNA in lake sediment forms a natural archive displaying when various fish species colonized lakes after the glacial period. This according to researchers at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Science at Umeå University in a study published in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

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Think – an inquisitive magazine

ThinkThe Arctic is the theme of the latest issue of Think.

We stop by the village Pausele – where Dean and Doris Carson conduct their research on the future of village life – and find out more about Sweden’s only Arctic Research Centre, Arcum, in Umeå. It also covers the man behind the Gulf Stream – Johan Sandström – who was born in Vindeln here in Västerbotten County.

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TEDxUmeå 2017

Listen to nursing alumna Johanna Davidsson’s TED Talk on following your dream, a positive attitude, and a skiing trip to the Antarctic.

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