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Genetic mutation linked to aortic dissection in the chest

2017-05-15
Researchers at Umeå University have discovered a genetic mutation that can cause dissection of the thoracic aorta, which is the body’s main artery. The mutation leads to an impaired function of the smooth muscle cells of the aortic wall and thus an i...

Chemical stimuli can support growing of stable cartilage cells

2017-05-11
Cell-based therapies could offer a way to treat cartilage injuries before the ultimate damage of osteoarthritis on articular cartilage. Cartilage-derived chondrocytes can be used for cartilage repair, but the expanded cells quickly lose their cartila...

Over 50 PhD Students learn to build autonomous clouds

2017-05-10
On 11-12 May, Umeå University hosts 52 PhD students from all over Sweden during a 2-day course event in Umeå to learn about what are the current challenges in making clouds more effective, focusing on making clouds more autonomous. The event includes...

Roger Metto / Cryosphere

2017-05-09
On Saturday 20 May, Bildmuseet celebrates 5 years on the Umeå Arts Campus. Two new exhibitions are opened, one of them beeing Roger Mettos Cryosphere, with paintings of magnificent mountain ranges and deep valleys rendered in an intense range of colo...

Jumana Emil Abboud / The Horse, The Bird, The Tree and The Stone

2017-05-09
On Saturday 20 May, Bildmuseet celebrates 5 years on the Umeå Arts Campus. Two new exhibitions are opened, one of them beeing Jumana Emil Abboud / The Horse, The Bird, The Tree and The Stone – from small-scale works to monumental wall paintings, soun...

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