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Injuries and illness are big concerns for Paralympic athletes, unique study reveals

5 December 2019
Parasport continues to grow worldwide. A new thesis from Lund University in Sweden shows how Paralympic athletes run the risk of both being injured...
Photo: Mikael Risedal

Energy advances open the door to more aggressive climate policies

4 December 2019
An international research team has called for a more sober discourse around climate change prospects, following an extensive reassessment of climate...
Skylark (Photo: Richard Ubels)

Record-size sex chromosome found in two bird species

4 December 2019
Researchers in Sweden and the UK have discovered the largest known avian sex chromosome. The giant chromosome was created when four chromosomes fused...
Jan Marcus Dahlström, Vladislava Stoyanova and Per Anders Rudling

Three researchers from Lund University become Wallenberg Academy Fellows 2019

3 December 2019
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has announced 29 new Wallenberg Academy Fellows. Three of them come from Lund University. The five-year...
Maj Rundlöf

WATCH: The use of certain neonicotinoids could benefit bumblebees, new study finds

27 November 2019
Not all neonicotinoid insecticides have negative effects on bees, according to researchers at Lund University and the Swedish University of...
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Skiers had lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia – but not Alzheimer’s

26 November 2019
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson’s, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia - but not Alzheimer’s...
Joan Yuan (Photo: Åsa Hansdotter)

How self-reactive immune cells are allowed to develop

13 November 2019
Directly after birth, the immune system completes production of a subtype of antibody-producing immune cells, B-1, that are to last for a lifetime....
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Iron-based solar cells on track to becoming more efficient

12 November 2019
An international study led from Lund University in Sweden shows that 30 per cent of the energy in a certain type of light-absorbing iron molecule...
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WATCH: Unique technology will make gesture control more accurate

11 November 2019
Controlling smartphones by a simple swipe of your hand is the latest innovation to be introduced to phone owners. However, radar sensors with higher...
Black hole (Illustration: LL Calçada/M Kornmesser/ESO)

Lund researchers have tracked a black hole near red giant star

7 November 2019
An international research team have discovered a peculiar object circling a red giant star. The celestial body is invisible but still has a strong...