New study indicates limited water circulation late in the history of Mars
Researchers search for answers to increase in acute severe hepatitis in children
23 May 2022
What happens when plants have stress reactions to touch
A 30-year-old genetic mystery has been solved. It has previously been established that touch can trigger stress reactions in plants. However, the molecular models for explaining th...
11 May 2022
New knowledge about airborne virus particles could help hospitals
The risk of being exposed to Covid-19 particles increases with shorter physical distance to a patient, higher patient viral load and poor ventilation. Measurements taken by researc...
10 May 2022
Smoking worsens prognosis for men with prostate cancer
Smokers have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer, but a higher risk of dying from the disease, according to a large population study led by Lund University in Sweden. The re...
3 May 2022
Metabolic BMI can predict the risk of type 2 diabetes in normal weight patients
Obesity and excess weight increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but individuals of normal weight can also develop the disease. Researchers at Lund University in Sweden h...
3 May 2022
Brain folds formed during foetal stage could affect onset of dementia
Frontotemporal dementia begins relatively early compared to other forms of dementia. We still know relatively little about what causes the disease, however, new research from Lund ...
25 Apr 2022
The most effective ways of reducing car traffic
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified the top 12 ways European cities have been able to curb car use. The most effective measure was applying a congestion charge...
25 Apr 2022
Researchers create exotic magnetic structures with laser light
Research at Lund University in Sweden has found a new way to create nano-sized magnetic particles using ultrafast laser light pulses. The discovery could pave the way for new and m...
20 Apr 2022
Lund University signs agreement with the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
In view of the war in Ukraine, Lund University has signed a general student exchange agreement with the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. So far, five students have sta...
19 Apr 2022
Psychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer´s disease
In addition to memory problems and other cognitive symptoms, most people with Alzheimer’s disease also suffer from mental health issues. It has long been unclear whether these occu...
11 Apr 2022
The role of drought in Syrian war was exaggerated
With the aid of satellite images, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have uncovered unique data on the severe drought that hit Syria between 2007 and 2009. Previously, many p...
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