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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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International top ranking for gender equality at Umeå University
Published: 07 Mar, 2019

One of 14 organisations in the world to receive the highest rating for their gender equality efforts.

An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia
Published: 06 Mar, 2019

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Yaowen Wu is awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology
Published: 04 Mar, 2019

Yaowen Wu, professor of biochemistry, has been awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize in molecular biology.

Umeå University climbs on global university rankings in art and design
Published: 01 Mar, 2019

Umeå University climbs to 26th place on the global QS ranking in the category Art & Design.

Elegant generation of multiple beams for filming electron motion
Published: 26 Feb, 2019

Physicist shows laser generated twin-electron and x-ray beams for filming electron motion in matter.

Tularemia bacterium hibernates but can be traced in terror attacks
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

The bacterium that causes tularemia can be traced with a new method if its used as a biological weapon.

Plant communities do not take the same route from A to B as from B to A
Published: 25 Feb, 2019

Ecologists present experimental evidence to date for alternative transient states of plant societys.

Swedish Picture Book of the Year at Bildmuseet
Published: 21 Feb, 2019

During Art Friday on 15 March, Bildmuseet will open the Swedish Picture Book of the Year exhibition.

New possibilities for light-emitting plastics with patterned light
Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Mattias Lindh shows that the thickness of ultra-thin light-emitting plastics is important for brightness.

Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Published: 11 Feb, 2019

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

WCMM grants postdoctoral Fellowships at the Faculty of Medicine
Published: 07 Feb, 2019

Four collaborative pairs receive funding from WCMM for joint postdoctoral Fellowships.

Nasdaq chooses Umeå and its university
Published: 04 Feb, 2019

As Cinnober becomes part of Nasdaq, Umeå will have a new global brand in town.

Umeå researcher on the top list of future biochemists
Published: 31 Jan, 2019

American Chemical Society's journal Biochemistry appoints Yaowen Wu as future top biochemistry researcher.

Umeå mathematics duo with article that tops philosophy research
Published: 30 Jan, 2019

Mathematicians' article on mathematical aesthetics in well-respected philosophy journal chosen as top article.

8 million SEK to expertise network for sample preparation
Published: 29 Jan, 2019

Researcher Linda Sandblad receives a grant for improving the accessibility of national infrastructures.