Researchers crack the synthetic code of rare molecules sought after in drug development
Focus on sustainable development for new Sida course in Africa and Lund
WATCH: Virtual reality tool to be used in the fight against disease
8 Dec 2021
Better knowledge needed about handling of nanoparticles
Christina Isaxon has always been interested in how small particles in the air affect our health. As society’s use of nanomaterials increases, research questions about safety are be...
1 Dec 2021
Satellites to enable monitoring of CO2 emissions
Researchers have developed a model that can calculate individual countries' carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel burning using observations from space. The new results could b...
22 Nov 2021
Twin study finds type 2 diabetes clues in epigenetic changes
Identical twins share the same DNA, but one twin can suffer from type 2 diabetes while the other twin does not develop the disease. A study led by Lund University in Sweden has now...
11 Nov 2021
COP26: Climate conference inclusion in focus of observer
While many negotiators think the ongoing United Nations’ climate conference COP26 in Glasgow should already be considered successful due to global decisions having been made, Greta...
11 Nov 2021
Blood biomarker identified that predicts type 2 diabetes many years before diagnosis
A large study led by Lund University in Sweden has identified a protein in the blood that could predict type 2 diabetes up to nineteen years before the onset of the disease. The st...
10 Nov 2021
Rapid COVID-19 tests using saliva could be easier alternatives
The most common tests for COVID-19 are PCR tests, involving a nose and throat sample taken with a cotton swab. The procedure is often unpleasant, and the tests results require labo...
28 Oct 2021
AI to help combat future pandemics
Researchers at Lund University want to use AI methods, population registers, mobile data and novel data sources to develop and evaluate applications that can be used to detect and ...
21 Oct 2021
Researchers name ancient eel-like species after Black Sabbath guitarist
In a recent study, a group of geology researchers at Lund University unveiled three newly discovered species of conodonts, a type of jawless ancient fish. One of the species has be...
20 Oct 2021
Lund marine archaeologist leads WWII pilot recovery
A World War II pilot has been laid to rest in his hometown in Maine, following a complex recovery mission led by Lund University archaeologist Brendan Foley. US Army Air Forces 2nd...
19 Oct 2021
The Glasgow climate summit - what is it about and why does it matter?
On October 31st, representatives from across the globe will gather in Glasgow for two weeks to attend the UN climate change conference COP26. Expectations are high following last y...