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Unique research on aging voices

15 February 2019
Can the singing-voice last for life? For some people, the voice quality deteriorates as early as in their fifties, while others sound great well into...
Two moths on a flower

The scent of a flower varies locally

13 February 2019
A research team that includes researchers from Lund University in Sweden, the University of California Santa Cruz, Cornell University and the...
A dung beetle rolling its ball under an artificial moonlit sky. (Photo: Chris Collingridge)

Dung beetles navigate better under a full moon

4 February 2019
Of all nocturnal animals, only dung beetles can hold their course using polarized moonlight. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have now shown...
Images of leaves taken with regular camera, and special camera to the right

Unique camera enables researchers to see the world the way birds do

22 January 2019
Using a specially designed camera, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have succeeded for the first time in recreating how birds see colours in...
Plastic human models lying in grass

Body-painting protects against bloodsucking insects

17 January 2019
A study by researchers from Sweden and Hungary shows that white, painted stripes on the body protect skin from insect bites. It is the first time...
Ping Wang (Photo: Theo Hagman-Rogowski)

Promising bioplastic derived from “poo molecule”

15 January 2019
A new, fossil-free bioplastic is emerging. According to lab experiments, it is more durable than both regular plastic and other bioplastics, and is...
Marianne Bertrand

Economist with focus on inequality receives new Swedish prize in economics and management

14 January 2019
Professor Marianne Bertrand at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the first recipient of the the Jan Söderberg Family Prize in...
Stanley Micklavzina

New honorary doctors in science at Lund University

10 January 2019
Lund University in Sweden has two new honorary doctors in science. One is an entertaining and creative circus artist in the subject of physics. The...
A hummingbird hawkmoth (Photo: Michael Pfaff)

Antennal sensors allow hawkmoths to make quick moves

20 December 2018
All insects use vision to control their position in the air when they fly, but they also integrate information from other senses. Biologists at Lund...
Photo: Inger Ekström

Plastic waste disintegrates into nanoparticles, study finds

19 December 2018
There is a considerable risk that plastic waste in the environment releases nano-sized particles known as nanoplastics, according to a new study from...