"I hope that that the Ig Nobel helps spur people's interest in science"
Pandemic restrictions enabled unique bird study
8 Sep 2021
How climate change is affecting cultural heritage
It is not just the environment and the economy that are threatened by a warmer climate, but also culture and traditions around the word. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden an...
7 Sep 2021
New study puts focus on early symptoms of Huntington’s disease
Psychiatric and cognitive symptoms emerge at an early stage in Huntington’s disease. However, research so far has mainly focused on movement impairment, a symptom associated with t...
31 Aug 2021
New findings could transform the treatment of brain injuries and stroke
It was previously thought that damage to the neural pathways was the sole cause of the motor problems that are typical after a brain injury or stroke. However, new research led by ...
27 Aug 2021
How disorderly young galaxies grow up and mature
Using a supercomputer simulation, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has succeeded in following the development of a galaxy over a span of 13.8 billion years. The study s...
19 Aug 2021
These two types of abuse are often taken less seriously
People have a hard time grasping the potential severity of psychological abuse and women's violence against men, according to a new study from Lund University in Sweden. The resear...
18 Aug 2021
Does Alzheimer’s disease start inside nerve cells?
An experimental study from Lund University in Sweden has revealed that the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid-beta accumulates inside nerve cells, and that the misfolded protein may then ...
16 Aug 2021
Adapted Arrival Days for LU’s incoming international students
The Arrival Days for international students who are to begin their studies at Lund University in the autumn of 2021 are Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 August. All the events during the r...
12 Aug 2021
What comes next: after the IPCC climate change report
Two Lund University climate scientists, Kimberly Nicholas, who has acted as an observer at two global climate summits, and Markku Rummukainen, Sweden’s IPCC representative, talk ab...
29 Jul 2021
Artificial light disrupts dung beetles’ sense of direction
For the first time, researchers have been able to prove that city lights limit the ability of nocturnal animals to navigate by natural light in the night sky. Instead, they are for...
6 Jul 2021
Precision medicine is an emerging approach for complex diseases
Newborn babies are already being screened for mutations and genetic tests help families with hereditary breast cancer. Genomic-driven precision medicine (GDPM) is an emerging appro...