Mortality in prostate cancer is lower in areas with frequent use of PSA testing compared with areas with little testing shows a study published online today in Journal of the National Cancer Institute by researchers from Umeå University, Sweden and...
They hitchhike with us under the soles of our shoes and muddy car tires. Harsh and cold climates don´t seem to stop alien plants from establishing themselves in high altitudes, where they now successfully penetrate the alpine vegetation, a study at U...
Are mathematical beauty and mathematical explanation related in any way? This question is posed to philosophers, mathematicians and mathematics educators from across the globe when they meet at Umeå University during 10 to 12 March.
Four subject areas at Umeå University are listed among the top 200 universities in the world according to the newly published QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014. The individual subjects include environmental studies, geography, psychology a...
One of the consequences of a warmer climate can be that lowland and southern plants migrate higher up in the mountains. Ecologist Elina Kaarlejärvi shows in her thesis that reindeer, voles and hare can prevent these invasions. The public defense will...
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