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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.

Adolescent perspectives on AI
Adolescent perspectives on AI

Students from a local school and Umeå researchers contributed to a global study led by UNICEF.

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.

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

A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic
A better understanding of how soil carbon is distributed in the Arctic

Two new studies emphasize the variability of soil organic carbon in the Arctic permafrost region.

A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics
A new way to uncover targets for future antibiotics

Maria Fällman and Kemal Avican made their idea into a interdisciplinary project together with Icelab.

Latest news

How to combine economic growth with climate sustainability
Published: 17 Dec, 2020

New project searches for policies that will reduce emissions without harming the economy.

New chipping method leads to more efficient use of wood material
Published: 17 Dec, 2020

The first steps can be important to increase the yield from forest raw material, says Jessica Gard Timmerfors.

Ecocentric design for future forestry
Published: 16 Dec, 2020

Design students have collaborated with the Cluster of Forest Technology and stakeholders in forestry.

Surprisingly little water has escaped to space from Venus
Published: 11 Nov, 2020

Only a small part of Venus' historical amount of water has flowed to space in the last four billion years.

New book on Life in extreme environments
Published: 14 Dec, 2020

Arcum affiliate Natuschka Lee is the editor and author of a new book about life in extreme environments

Cells work together preparing cell walls for water transport
Published: 14 Dec, 2020

Bernadette Sztojka has identified three new regulators involved in this process.

University recommendations for the upcoming holidays
Published: 11 Dec, 2020

The pandemic affects our upcoming holidays. Have you decided how you can celebrate safely yet?

Virginia Dignum is elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Published: 10 Dec, 2020

Virginia Dignum is elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

The significance of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Umeå University
Published: 09 Dec, 2020

Hans Adolfsson: "I am certain that this year's Nobel Prize will be of great importance for the University."

SEK 7.7 million to develop the Archaeology Database SEAD
Published: 04 Dec, 2020

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond has granted SEK 7,728,000 to develop availability of data from tree ring analyses.

Online ceremony celebrating the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Published: 03 Dec, 2020

Lecture, broadcasts, articles. There is a lot of digital to take part in before the Nobel Prize ceremony.

Umeå Institute of Design at the top of Red Dot Ranking again
Published: 01 Dec, 2020

Red Dot Design Ranking puts Umeå Institute of Design in the top position for the fifth year in a row.

Exotic microbes stimulate carbon emissions from permafrost soil
Published: 30 Nov, 2020

In the study in Nature Geoscience, nearly 40 per cent increase in carbon dioxide emissions was observed.

Umeå University calls for Djalali to be released
Published: 27 Nov, 2020

The University fully supports the efforts to halt the execution of the Swedish-Iranian researcher.

New advanced treatment technology improves wastewater quality
Published: 26 Nov, 2020

Majid studies the electro-peroxone process by which increased removal of pollutants in wastewater is achieved.