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University Hospital of Umeå best in Sweden - again

2018-01-18
The independent Swedish health care industry watcher Dagens Medicin has ranked the University Hospital of Umeå, NUS, the Best University Hospital in Sweden for 2017. This is the second consecutive year that NUS topped the ranking.

Umeå municipality and the University form new strategic partnership

2018-01-18
Umeå University and Umeå municipality have formed a strategic partnership involving research, education, innovation and skills supply. The agreement was signed by the Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University, Hans Adolfsson, and the chairperson of the muni...

Paleolithic diet healthier for overweight women

2018-01-18
Overweight women after menopause who eat a Paleolithic diet can maintain weight loss in the long term. The levels of risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases also decrease. This according to a study at Umeå University in Sweden.

Methods to handle troublesome operator functions

2018-01-15
Operator functions are used to describe many important processes in science. When things like friction are included in the models, it often results in operator functions that are so-called non-selfadjoint operator functions, which complicates the ana...

When a seedling turns green: Scientists at UPSC have identified the link between light and chloroplast development

2018-01-11
It has long been assumed that light activates chloroplastic gene expression via so-called thiol-mediated redox regulation. However, the mechanism giving rise to this regulation has remained elusive until now. Åsa Strand and her group at the Umeå Plan...

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