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Novel chemical tool for understanding membrane remodelling in the cell
Published: 2024-05-03

PNAS study makes a good "case" for using small molecules as chemical tools to understand complex biology.

Open invitation to the IceLab Stress Response Modeling kick-off
Published: 2024-05-03

Life science researchers invited to the launch of IceLab stress response modeling excellence center June 10-11

Discovery of a new mechanism that controls cell division
Published: 2024-05-03

How a special protein complex moves along genes in DNA may have an impact on how cells divide.

Umeå University subjected to major cyberattack
Published: 2024-05-02

Extra security measures are in place, leading to some disruption to systems and digital tools.

Life’s insiders: Decoding endosymbiosis with mathematics
Published: 2024-05-02

Mathematical modelling advances research in endosymbiosis, according to a research group in Umeå.

How will AI affect writing and the teaching of writing?
Published: 2024-05-02

New research project investigates the impact of AI on the writing processes of 13–15 year olds.

Deep-learning models provides relevant ads without tracking users
Published: 2024-05-02

New thesis shows how AI can be used to categorise news articles and improve contextual advertising.

Medical study of mountain rescue
Published: 2024-05-02

Umeå researchers have conducted the first medical study of Swedish mountain rescue and risks in the mountains.

Key bacterium discovered – maintains the protective intestinal mucus barrier
Published: 2024-04-29

Dietary fibre is vital for our intestinal flora, where the bacteria Blautia is important to the mucus barrier.

Breakthrough for ALS research in Umeå – new gene therapy slows down disease progression
Published: 2024-04-26

Researchers at Umeå University report a breakthrough in the research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

From ideas to action: charting Umeå's path to climate neutrality
Published: 2024-04-25

Umeå community collaborate in green transition issues to achieve the goal of climate neutrality by 2030.

Sustainability prize to student thesis on AI and circular economy
Published: 2024-04-25

The prize is awarded to Niklas Bäcklund and Björn Tomas Minde.

Umeå has been chosen to host the European Space Weather Week in 2025
Published: 2024-04-24

ESWW brings scientists and the space industry together as it takes place in Sweden for the first time.

Finalist for prestigious climate research prize
Published: 2024-04-23

For the second year in a row, a Umeå University researcher is a finalist for the Frontiers Planet Prize.

Wants to revolutionize real-time video analytics
Published: 2024-04-23

Ali Rahmanian shows how to improve the performance of systems that handle real-time video data.