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Peatland carbon and nitrogen stocks vulnerable to permafrost thaw
Published: 10 Aug, 2020

Permafrost thaw due to anthropogenic climate warming may convert peatlands into a net source of warming.

Harvard statistician appointed honorary doctor at the Faculty of Science and Technology
Published: 10 Aug, 2020

Martin Kulldorff is professor at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston.

Scientists tap novel technologies to see water as never before
Published: 04 Aug, 2020

Researchers redefine how thebinding effect works at the nano level.

Responsible AI grant
Published: 21 Jul, 2020

The research project Responsible Artificial INtelligence (RAIN) is supported with a SEK 1,500,000 grant.

Plant roots increase carbon emission from permafrost soils
Published: 20 Jul, 2020

Plant roots stimulate microbial decomposition and increases greenhouse gas emission from thawing permafrost.

Umeå University’s staff tripled overnight
Published: 19 May, 2020

150,000 diligently working bees and their queens Vilhelmina, Dorotea and Fredrika make up Campus Bigården.

Making sense of complex tree data
Published: 26 Jun, 2020

Bastian Schiffthaler has improved the genome information from aspen and developed bioinformatic tools.

Pike cause speciation in northern lakes
Published: 19 May, 2020

Researchers have mapped environmental factors leading to whitefish dividing into different "sibling species".

50 million to hydrogen research for sustainable energy production
Published: 18 Jun, 2020

SSF supports a hydrogen research centre led by KTH and including Umeå researchers.

Umeå researchers take up the fight against covid-19 with SciLifeLab support
Published: 13 May, 2020

SciLifeLab and Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation funds 6 projects focusing on combating the corona.