MicroRNA can move between cells
MicroRNAs can move between cells and play a role in their communication. This discovery was made by plant researchers at Uppsala University toget...
Reliable evidence with DNA analysis
The securing of technical evidence from crime scenes is undergoing rapid development. Today it is possible to extract evidence from extremely small...
This year´s Johan Skytte Prize winner announced
What is the connection between political economy and democracy? Polish-American Adam Przeworski, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of European St...
Faster route to new drugs
With the help of microwaves, new drug molecules can be artificially created more quickly. The technology developed by Professor Mats Larhed at the ...
Deaf regain hearing
With the help of various types of implants, many deaf people today can regain at least parts of their hearing. It is possible to replace damaged ha...
Troublesome green algae turned into green battery
The unwanted blooming of the green alga Cladophora along the Baltic coast, and elsewhere in the world, may not only be a bad thing. A research team...
Seeds from Moringa tree can purify water
Pure water is vital to humans, and in many countries there is a great need for alternative, inexpensive purification methods. In collaboration with...
Historians to shed light on women’s work
We know very little about what people worked with in the past – and especially little about women. Now a database about women’s work is being creat...
Viruses in the service of humankind
Cancer is one of our major public health diseases. The creation of viruses that benefit humankind is an example of Uppsala University research desi...
Millions donated to gene research to create new Swedish global stars
The Beijer Laboratory at Uppsala University has received a SEK 10.8 million from the Kjell and Märta Beijer Foundation. The donation, distributed a...
University wants to see dramatic commitment to excellence in education
The year 2009 brought 1,700 more students and increased funding for research at Uppsala University. In the coming three years, above all, the Unive...
Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures on unknown worlds
The mystery of quantum physics and the potential of genetic research to create new life: this years Celsius-Linnaeus Lectures deal with two of the ...
Save energy with smart windows
Do you have a battery layer in your window that regulates the amount of light coming through? You don’t? But in the future this may be possible. Re...
SciLifeLab Uppsala invites research collaboration
Finding pathological genes and new possibilities for diagnosis and treatment is the goal as Science for Life Laboratory in Uppsala now commences it...
Governmental millions for solar cell research
Solar cell research at the Uppsala University Department of Engineering Sciences at Ångström Laboratory has been granted SEK 22 million in funding ...
Governmental decision to back commercial wave power
Today the Swedish Energy Agency decided to contribute SEK 139 million to a full-scale wave power array outside of Smögen, off the west coast of Swe...
Footprints that alter history
Researchers at Uppsala University, working with Polish scientists, have discovered fossil footprints from land-dwelling animals that are 395 millio...
Uppsala University readies for future challenges
A new program for internationalization and an action plan for stable growth with quality and the future in focus. These, among other things, were a...
Dinosaurs all day – in English
It is time for Dinosaur Day once again this coming Sunday. For the third year in a row, the Museum of Evolution will offer a special day of lecture...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to lecture at Uppsala University
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to visit Uppsala University and give a public lecture in the Grand Auditorium of the University Main ...