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Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå
Exchange student biked from Germany to Umeå

Student Philipp Schraufstetter biked all the way from Germany to Umeå - it took him 19 days.

Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics
Umeå researchers discover molecule for cancer diagnostics

Four-stranded DNA associated with the onset of cancer can be detected with a fluorescent molecule.

Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems
Students have little opportunity to work with mathematical problems

Jonas Jäder has in his thesis studied some of the components that are valuable for students' problem solving.

Plant organ growth is not so different from animals
Plant organ growth is not so different from animals

UPSC Researchers demonstrate that death of certain cells in the root facilitate growth of lateral roots

Studies factors that ensure cellular protein production
Studies factors that ensure cellular protein production

In his thesis, Fu Xu contributes to new knowledge about the factors that modulate tRNA-biogenesis.

AI’s impact on UN sustainable goals
AI’s impact on UN sustainable goals

AI can help – as well as hinder – sustainable development worldwide.

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Porous polymers show remarkable stability at high pressure
Published: 10 Dec, 2019

Umeå physicists are the first to show high stability of the porous nanomaterial COF-1.

When Processes Collide
Published: 09 Dec, 2019

Philippa Barnes has studied the internal leadership of the Palestinian national liberation movement

Umeå researcher prolongued as Wallenberg Academy Fellow
Published: 06 Dec, 2019

Sjoerd Wanrooij gets another five-year period as Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Sweden's first Exercise Physiology programme starts in Umeå
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

Exercise Physiologists have excellence within physical training.

New insights into regulation of root initiation
Published: 05 Dec, 2019

Abdellah Lakehal has studied how the initiation of adventitious roots is regulated at the molecular level.

Ellen will find targets for a malaria vaccine
Published: 03 Dec, 2019

Wallenberg Academy Fellow Ellen Bushell will map the ways a variant of the malaria infects.

USBE at Master and More student fair in Hamburg
Published: 03 Dec, 2019

On December 6th USBE will be attending a student recruitment fair called MASTER AND MORE in Hamburg, Germany.

Autonomous forestry and farming: how close we are?
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

Ahmad Ostovar has developed methods and algorithms for automatic detection and recognition of objects.

Multicultural school context – a buffer against potential parental prejudice
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

New research shows that multicultural school context can offset the negative effects of parental bias.

Kempe funds 10 postdocs in AI and software for international leadership
Published: 02 Dec, 2019

The Kempe Foundations have issued a grant for 10 postdoctoral fellows in AI and software.

Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression
Published: 26 Nov, 2019

In cancer the synergistic cross-talk between the proteins contributes to cancer progression.

Political distrust a major barrier to climate action
Published: 26 Nov, 2019

Distrust in politicians is preventing people from supporting increased taxes on fossil fuels.

Hans Wiklund new University Director
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

The Umeå University alumnus will begin his new position on 1 March 2020.

Bright and efficient light without rare metals
Published: 25 Nov, 2019

Umeå Physicists show environmental friendy alternatives for efficient light-emitting electrochemical cells.

Umeå researchers in scientific breakthrough for malaria research
Published: 14 Nov, 2019

Research team publishes in Cell seven metabolic pathsways that the malaria parasite to infect the liver.