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Immunofluorescence analysis of a melanoma tumor showing that B cells in B cell clusters express CXCR5, a marker for tertiary lymphoid structures.

B cells linked to effective cancer immunotherapy

16 January 2020
Cancer patients responded better to immunotherapy and had a better prognosis if their melanoma tumours contained specific clusters of B cells,...
Innovation collaborations

Distrust and hope characterise innovation collaborations

9 January 2020
Different views and values within an organisation can complicate collaborations with other organisations. However, leaders who are prepared for this...
Madelene Å Andersson, Sven Kjellström, Jitka Petrlova, Artur Schmidtchen, Ann-Charlotte Strömdahl, Manoj Puthia. (Photo: Olle Dahlbäck)

Next generation wound gel treats and prevents infections

8 January 2020
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new hydrogel based on the body’s natural peptide defense. It has been shown to prevent and...
Human brain tissue studied

Peptide reduced epileptic seizures in human brain tissue

8 January 2020
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have used a neuropeptide to successfully reduce seizure-like activity in tissue from patients with drug-...
Hans Nordegaard, Sylvaine Laulom, Anne Ruth Mackor

New honorary doctors in law at Lund University

20 December 2019
Advocate General Sylvaine Laulom, Cour de Cassation, France, Professor Anne Ruth Mackor, University of Groningen, and Assistant Professor Anders...
Anna Häger Glenngård and Sixten Borg. (Photo: Louise Larsson)

WHO report: Healthcare in Sweden among the most affordable in Europe

20 December 2019
The risk of experiencing financial difficulties due to medical care costs is relatively small in Sweden. This is revealed in a recent report from the...
Experiment set-up measuring how many blinks per minute a falcon perceives. (Photo: Simon Potier)

Falcons see prey at speed of Formula 1 car

20 December 2019
Extremely acute vision and the ability to rapidly process different visual impressions – these two factors are crucial when a peregrine falcon bears...
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Plant-eating insects disrupt ecosystems and contribute to climate change

17 December 2019
A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that plant-eating insects affect forest ecosystems considerably more than previously thought. Among...
Céline Fernandez (Photo: Sara Liedholm)

Blood lipid profile predicts risk of type 2 diabetes better than obesity

17 December 2019
Using lipidomics, a technique that measures the composition of blood lipids at a molecular level, and machine learning, researchers at Lund...
Illustration: Mostphotos

Conspiracy theories: how belief is rooted in evolution – not ignorance

16 December 2019
Despite creative efforts to tackle it, belief in conspiracy theories, alternative facts and fake news show no sign of abating. This is clearly a huge...