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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

CRISPR-Cas9 was discovered here by Emmanuelle Charpentier, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Film: A glimpse of life at Umeå University
A glimpse of life at Umeå University

Umeå is not only the largest city in northern Sweden, but also one of the country's fastest growing cities.

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The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?
The end of the television - Will the digital wall revolutionize our homes?

Morteza Abdipour has studied how the digital wall might influence how we arrange our future households.

Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators
Small-scale X-rays challenge the large electron accelerators

Physicist László Veisz, significantly reduces the divergence of laser-driven X-ray radiation

Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors
Advantageous preparation of movement via independent control of muscle sensors

A novel function of the preparatory neural activity, highlights another mechanism the nervous system use.

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2020

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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