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Discovery at Umeå University awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Emmanuelle Charpentier has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation invests in infection medicine

The financial support is included in a national investment into Life Science.

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Biodiversity and bioenergy are topics of the KBC DAYS 2021
Published: 2021-10-21

The KBC DAYS 2021 focus this year on biodiversity and bioenergy.

Biological processes influence how Arctic rivers emit carbon dioxide
Published: 2019-06-09

Arctic waters contributes largely to global carbon dioxide emissions and we need to better understand how.

Book an online idea meeting with an innovations advisor
Published: 2021-10-28

A chance for people with ideas and who are interested in innovations and utilisation.

Breakthrough in the understanding of a protein with a key role in cancer
Published: 2021-04-27

The neutron reflexometry method gives scientists atomic-level insight into the behaviour of the protein Bcl-2.

Bright and efficient light without rare metals
Published: 2019-11-25

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

Can AI fight cancer?
Published: 2021-10-06

That issue, and others, were discussed by researchers at the Faculty of Medicine's AI Day.

Can AI prevent the effects of a pandemic?
Published: 2021-06-21

A new book on how AI can prevent the effects of a crisis.

Can Earth Life Survive on Mars?
Published: 2019-07-23

The BIOMEX research team, including Natuschka Lee, has made biological experiments under space conditions.

CASP a new bridge between life science and data science
Published: 2021-12-01

The platform supports researchers analysing their data to understand complex chemical and biological systems.

CBCS infrastructure selected to EU research infrastructure
Published: 2022-08-16

EU-OPENSCREEN integrates high-throughput screening platforms in chemical biology across Europe.

Celebrate World Ocean Day
Published: 2022-06-08

Today we celebrate World Oceans Day and and focus on protecting our seas.

Cells work together preparing cell walls for water transport
Published: 2020-12-14

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

Changing Things - Designing for Transparency in a Digital World
Published: 2019-07-19

In Changing Things: Future of Objects in a Digital World, design of digital products are analysed .

Cheaper hydrogen as researchers collaborate with industry
Published: 2022-10-28

Umeå physicist's industrial doctoral project one of twelve selected in the country.

Chemists celebrate 150 years with the periodic system
Published: 2019-07-24

The introductory day at the conference in Inorganic Chemistry in Umeå, focuses on the periodic system.