Large tides may have driven evolution of fish towards life on land
27 oktober 2020
Big tidal ranges some 400 million years ago may have initiated the evolution of bony fish and land vertebrates. This theory is now supported by researchers in the UK and at Uppsala University who, ...
AI methods of analysing social networks find new cell types in tissue
22 oktober 2020
In situ sequencing enables gene activity inside body tissues to be depicted in microscope images. To facilitate interpretation of the vast quantities of information generated, Uppsala University re...
Golden lustre on Uppsala’s battery research
21 oktober 2020
Kristina Edström, battery researcher and professor of inorganic chemistry at the Department of Chemistry – Ångström Laboratory at Uppsala University, is one of four 2020 gold medallists honoured by...
Self-learning machines take the step into drug discovery
20 oktober 2020
In the winter of 2020, a novel robotised laboratory for cell profiling will open at Uppsala's Biomedical Centre – a high-tech facility ready to deliver as the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation n...
Nuclear reactor lab session – remotely
20 oktober 2020
In various ways, the pandemic has naturally forced us to come up with new solutions. For the nuclear engineering students, the pandemic means that their nuclear reactor laboratory session has to be...
Student–alumni collaboration important to the new Dean
16 oktober 2020
Despite all the world-leading research being done at Uppsala University, the University’s most valuable contribution is the students who complete their degree. This is emphasized by Marcus Lindahl,...
A tiny jaw from Greenland sheds light on the origin of complex teeth
14 oktober 2020
A team of scientists led from Uppsala University have described the earliest known example of dentary bone with two rows of cusps on molars and double-rooted teeth. The new findings offer insight i...
Gabriele Messori: understanding rapid climate change
06 oktober 2020
Heavy storms, extreme heatwaves or periods of unrelenting cold. Continued high emissions of greenhouse gases will bring about rapid climate change in which extreme weather events are increasingly c...
Atom-billiards with x-rays to look inside of molecules
29 september 2020
The photon’s ability to transfer momentum was used in a novel approach by scientists of the Max Born Institute, Uppsala University, and the European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility to observe a ...
Building 9 at the Ångström Laboratory officially opened
14 september 2020
The official opening of building 9, the new wing of Ångström Laboratory, kicked off at 9 am on the 9th of the 9th. Due to the current gathering restrictions, the opening was broadcast digitally, wi...
Large-scale European initiative for battery research starts up
09 september 2020
The European research initiative BATTERY 2030+ is now getting going. The ambition is to make Europe a world-leader in the development and production of the batteries of the future. These batteries ...
Uppsala students praised for creative design in SensUs 2020
02 september 2020
In this year's digital version of the competition SensUs 2020, Uppsala University's student team UppSense won the second prize in the category "Creativity Award".
“It is vital that we host these receptions”
01 september 2020
Hi there, Anna Ivert, President of Uppsala Union of Engineering and Science Students, UTN, which is behind several of the welcome receptions for new students. Welcome receptions are currently being...
Making us corona-safe
01 september 2020
The autumn semester has begun and with it on-campus teaching. The Faculty’s facilities managers have been working intensively to make the campus environments safe during the ongoing pandemic. What ...
A rare look at a dinosaur baby inside its egg
28 augusti 2020
The great long-necked dinosaurs, or sauropods, of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods were the largest animals ever to live on land. In a paper published in Current Biology, an international team o...
Siv Andersson: From curiosity to utility during pandemic
27 augusti 2020
“Researchers are a wonderful resource and many of them want to help,” says Siv Andersson, Professor of Molecular Evolution at Uppsala University and Co-Director of SciLifeLab (Science for Life Labo...
Partnership agreement signed with Hitachi ABB Power Grids
27 augusti 2020
Uppsala University and ABB can look back on a long tradition of collaboration. On Monday, a ceremony was held to spotlight the signing of an agreement on continued partnership, now with the newly f...
Research on metallic nanoparticles may lead to improved solar cells
28 juli 2020
In a new study, a research group at Uppsala University explain their outstanding success in harvesting “hot electron holes”. The results of their work can be used to improve solar cells, photochemi...
New light on evolution of teeth
08 juli 2020
The evolution of our teeth began among ancient armoured fishes more than 400 million years ago. In the scientific journal Science, an international team led by researchers from Uppsala University p...
Voluntary measures to prevent Coronavirus infection were very effective
02 juli 2020
Voluntary measures taken by individuals to reduce the spread of infection have been crucial in limiting the number of cases and deaths from COVID-19 in Sweden. This are the findings of a study in t...