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Permafrost thaw due to anthropogenic climate warming may convert peatlands into a net source of warming.
Researchers redefine how thebinding effect works at the nano level.
Plant roots stimulate microbial decomposition and increases greenhouse gas emission from thawing permafrost.
A research team has provided the mechanistic insight into protein co-aggregation in Alzheimer’s disease.
150,000 diligently working bees and their queens Vilhelmina, Dorotea and Fredrika make up Campus Bigården.
Bastian Schiffthaler has improved the genome information from aspen and developed bioinformatic tools.
Researchers have mapped environmental factors leading to whitefish dividing into different "sibling species".
SSF supports a hydrogen research centre led by KTH and including Umeå researchers.
Professor Anna Linusson Jonsson receives the Faculty of Science and Technology's Collaboration award.
Researchers have been awarded SEK 4 million to test a new method for cleaning contaminated sediments.
Dominic Vachon receives the award for his research on greenhouse gases in inland waters.
Frida Torell has studied how metabolite samples can be interpreted when there are only a few available.
Algoryx has been awarded for implementation of industry grade physics simulation in Unreal Engine.
Jean Claude Nzayisenga validates method to analyse lipid, carbohydrate and protein content of microalgae.
UPSC study show that genetically modified wood have a higher energy yield for the production of biofuels.
Chanaka Mannapperuma has developed user-friendly bioinformatics tools for plant biologists.
Stream restauration projects planned at the landscape scale leads to the best results.
Scientists take steps towards capturing a molecular movie of how oxygen-oxygen bond formation occurs.
After graduation, Mar Edo keeps working on the waste management industry.
A regulatory system of toxin and antitoxin proteins in bacteria can be a defense system against viral attack.
Nature Communcations: Absence of earthworms can explain why Arctic plants are starving for nitrogen.
The key agent is graphene oxide. The authors have applied for patent for the method to prepare dispersions.
An international research group has investigated a strain of multi drug resistant tuberculosis from Ukraine.
Research reveales how regulate muscle relaxation protein undergoes structural change in a critical phase.
With remote analysis techniques, researchers gain better understanding of tundra regions becoming greener.
Christiane Funk and Venkata Krishna Kumar Upadhyayula are on IVA's list over sustainable research.
The Graduate School of Gender Studies is recruiting five PhD students.
In the summer, doctoral students Johan Leander and Sven Norman go into an intense period out in the field.
Four-stranded DNA associated with the onset of cancer can be detected with a fluorescent molecule.
UPSC Researchers demonstrate that death of certain cells in the root facilitate growth of lateral roots
The unexpected ecological pattern is the conclusion of a study about biodiversity in competitive environments.
Umeå physicists are the first to show high stability of the porous nanomaterial COF-1.
Sjoerd Wanrooij gets another five-year period as Wallenberg Academy Fellow.
Abdellah Lakehal has studied how the initiation of adventitious roots is regulated at the molecular level.
The UN report on oceans and climate is based on long time data series. Umeå University contributes to these.
Marianne Sommarin receives Umeå University's Medal of Merit 2019.
In an open letter scientists call for changed European legislation on genetically modified organisms.
Scientists meet at Umeå University to discuss renewable energy and to test drive a hydrogen car.
The introductory day at the conference in Inorganic Chemistry in Umeå, focuses on the periodic system.
Professor John Anderson and designer Anne Asensio are honorary doctors at Faculty of Science and Technology.
The BIOMEX research team, including Natuschka Lee, has made biological experiments under space conditions.
The University draws attention to the crisis situation and starts research on insects in Northern Sweden.
Mirva shows that the capacity of the tested carbon materials to separate organic water pollution was low.
Space physicists at Umeå University develop measuring instruments for the spaceship Comet Interceptor.
Researchers have delevoped method using sound recordings to estimate gas exchange in waters.
US PhD students visit CIRC this summer to research the role of arctic lakes and rivers in the carbon cycle.
Arctic waters contributes largely to global carbon dioxide emissions and we need to better understand how.
Funding from Erasmus continues for Thomas Boréns exchange program with a university in Ukraine.
Barbara Terebieniec has in her thesis identified genes that control the leaf shape of the European aspen.
Nordic microalgae can be used for simultaneous production of biomass and municipal sewage treatment.
Climate change threatens the Arctic freshwater ecosystems according to a new report published in May.
On Saturday, 18th of May, the 5th Fascination of Plants Day was celebrated in Umeå with a public event.
A large grant from Kempe initiates a postdoctoral programme to stimulate bold structural biology research.
An American-Umeå team shows in PNAS a molecule that prevents resistance to antibiotic treating tuberculosis.
A study in Nature shows new global assessment of the planet’s remaining free-flowing rivers.
A study by CIRC in Nature Communications shows that CO2-emissions from Western Siberia lakes are high.
Kempe Foundations grants SEK 700,000 to world-class spectrophotometer for the Department of Physics.
Together with other young scientists Casper de Lichtenberg will meet with Nobel laureates in Germany.
New group leaders will conduct research on brain tumors, prostate cancer and antimicrobial resistance
The grass is always greener... or is it?
Professor Markus Schmid receives 18 MSEK Wallenberg Foundations for research without any restriction.
David Seekell, CIRC, receives 2019 Umeå municipality scientific prize for young researchers.
Marcus Klaus studies how forestry greenhouse gas emissions is reduced by buffer strips along streams.
Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology.
Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.
The bacterium that causes tularemia can be traced with a new method if its used as a biological weapon.
Ecologists present experimental evidence to date for alternative transient states of plant societys.
Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.
A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.
American Chemical Society's journal Biochemistry appoints Yaowen Wu as future top biochemistry researcher.
During three days, April 9-11, the Swedish Tumor Microenvironment Meeting is held at Umeå Folkets Hus.
New study gives advice on how to mix the right tree species for tree production and other ecosystem services.
The engineering students from the Design-Build-Test course presented the innovative outcome of their projects
A component has been identified as a novel regulator that can deactivate the immune system.
Bernard shows that trees that cannot perceive the ethylene signal have problems to lift themselves up.
Anurag Kawde shows that mimicking the leaf to harvest solar energy is possible in a cost effective way.
Ronnie Berntsson is one of five researchers in Sweden to receive a Swedish Foundations Starting Grant 2018.
The Swedish Research Council has granted a flavivirus project in a call within infection och antibiotics
The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) has recruited a new group leader in infection biology.
Joins forest industry with academy to create digital solutions for sustainable bioeconomy.
Anna Linusson Jonsson has a passion for collaboration and wants her research to make a difference.
Natuscha Lee is looking for the for the origins of life and trying to understand how life has developed
Climate change will affect Norway spruce and also bacteria and fungi that live in symbiosis with the tree.
Kevin Vikström shows that a decrease in nutrient salts, and growth, does not reduce oxygen consumption.
Annelie Lagesson shows that small bottom-dwelling organisms are the largest recipients of drug residues.
Martina Kulén develops new types of antibiotics that do not kill bacteria, but only disarm them.
Injuries of radiation therapy against cancer can be orevented by blocking the activity of a plasma protein.
A team of researchers publish the genomes of two species of aspen trees.
A new dissertation shows that new technology can reduce emissions from sewage treatment plants.
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation grants Oliver Billker, professor and newly appointed directo...
Felipe Cava has been awarded the 2018 Fernström Prize at Umeå University. His research group...
Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection causes approximately nine million new cases of tuberculosis each year.
Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with an international team, have...
Terry Bidleman, Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemistry, was one of the first...
The nerve agent sarin causes a deadly overstimulation of the nervous system that can be stopped i...
Chemist Erik Chorell at Umeå University has been appointed Gunnar Öquist Fellow by the Kempe...