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Light-emitting fork made with sprayed LEC technology

Light-emitting fork made with sprayed LEC technology

Thesis Light-emitting electrochemical cells, LEC, is a newly invented lighting technology. In his thesis, physicist Amir Asadpoordarvish, Umeå University, shows how a LEC can be produced through spraying three layers of ink on a substrate and emit light by the current from an ordinary battery. LEC components can be sprayed onto complicated surfaces, for example to make a light-emitting fork.

People with Depression May Be More Likely to Develop Parkinson’s Disease

Groundbreaking Research People with depression may be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, according to a large study by researchers at Umeå University, published on 20 May 2015, in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.


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Interview with Seri (Saekyoung) An: 2011 Transportation Design graduate from Umeå Institute of Design

Seri (Saekyoung) An from South Korea is a 2011 Transportation Design master's programme graduate from the Umeå Institute of Design. She works today as an automotive user experience designer.