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New blood test for detecting Alzheimer’s disease

25 June 2019
Researchers from Lund University, together with the Roche pharmaceutical company, have used a method to develop a new blood marker capable of...
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Dung beetles use wind compass when the sun is high

25 June 2019
Researchers have shown for the first time that an animal uses different directional sensors to achieve the highest possible navigational precision in...
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Clinical trials beginning for possible preeclampsia treatment

24 June 2019
For over 20 years, a team of researchers at Lund University has worked on developing a drug against preeclampsia – a serious disorder which annually...
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LU Sweden's top-ranked university in QS World University Rankings 2020

20 June 2019
Lund University has once again been ranked as the number one university in Sweden and 92nd in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2020.
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WATCH: The three risk factors behind obesity

19 June 2019
Researcher Louise Brunkwall at Lund University explains how three risk factors are involved in obesity.
To the left: a demonstration in Lund in 1950. (Photo: Firma Hagblom-Foto, from the Lund University archives.) To the right: Erik Bengtsson.

How Sweden went from ‘least democratic’ to welfare state

14 June 2019
In a new study, Lund University economic historian Erik Bengtsson debunks the myth that Sweden was destined to become a social democratic country....
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Apply now for spring 2020 studies

4 June 2019
The application period is open for a selection of study programmes at Lund University starting in spring (January) 2020. The deadline to apply is 15...
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Super-fast broadband may have negative side effects for companies

27 May 2019
Optic fiber broadband expansion could be reducing companies’ performance and turnover, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The...
Anna Persson (Photo: Anna Maria Erling)

Gardening tips: Five easy ways to contribute to biodiversity

24 May 2019
The greatest threat to biodiversity today is different species losing their habitats. To reverse this trend will require action on many societal...
Henrik Jörntell (Photo: Ingemar Hultquist)

An additional SEK 50 million to research on the brain’s mechanisms

22 May 2019
A European consortium, led from Lund University, is to receive SEK 50 million from the EU for research which is to develop our understanding of the...