Solar energy has potential to provide electricity for all
The solar cells that are installed around the world today produce as much energy as an entire nuclear power station. The supply of solar energy is ...
Fees for students from outside Europe established
The fees to apply, beginning with the autumn term of 2011, for students from countries outside Europe were established in the course of last week’s...
Mutations can be detected directly in an active gene
Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method to reveal mutations and other minor genetic variations in active genes. They are very...
Ocean waves -- our new electricity supplier
Uppsala researchers have developed an entirely unique energy technology that is adapted to the slow movements of waves. Now this technology is to b...
Database on conflicts can help promote peace
At Uppsala, information is collected about all the wars, conflicts, and peace processes in the world. All this information is stored in a conflict ...
Put political rhetoric under the magnifying glass
Politicians and interest groups vie for the attention and support of the audience and the media. Everyone wants to be seen and have their message h...
Infants can do more than we think
- Infants have great social competence by the age of six months. They perceive much of their surroundings and can do more than we think, says Profe...
Natural disasters call for coordinated research efforts
Knowledge about how natural disasters can be predicted and how help to afflicted communities should be implemented exists in many different researc...
Individually tailored heart care within reach
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death and lies behind the greatest number of emergency admissions to hospitals in Sweden. At Upp...
Research for life
What happens in the cells of humans when they developed cancer, diabetes, or some other public health disorder, and how can we prevent it? These ar...
Cross-disciplinary research on nerve system at Uppsala
Dementia and chronic pain are two pathological conditions that are on the rise in society, which increases the need for better diagnosis and treatm...
Two Uppsala researchers named Wallenberg Scholars
Per Ahlberg and Olle Eriksson have been named Wallenberg Scholars by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. They will be receiving a five-year g...
Uppsala and US most popular among post-doc applicants
A plurality of those seeking a position in Sweden want to come to Uppsala University. For those seeking scholarships for positions abroad, the US i...
Resistance to antibiotics – global threat
In many parts of the world thousands of people are dying because medicines no longer have any effect. An international network with its base in Upp...
Sweden and Europe creating world’s largest innovation factory
In late May the massive European initiative InnoEnergy was launched, bringing together Europe’s very best universities and companies in the field o...
Commentary with regard to the debate about Lars Vilks
In the aftermath of Lars Vilks’ interrupted lecture at the University, many people are questioning how he could have been invited to speak here in ...
Do labor market measures yield more jobs?
How is unemployment affected by political reforms? What are the connections between unemployment and health? How does the structure of the educatio...
Genetic mapping with aid of chickens
The development of our domestic animals and crops was the most important innovation in human history. However, the genetics behind this development...
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...