News from Uppsala University
Major advanced cancer study to be led by Uppsala University
18 August 2011
Several prominent cancer researchers are now joining forces in an advanced new cancer study. The goal is to understand which tumors will be difficu...
Uppsala University places high in world ranking
15 August 2011
This year’s edition of the prestigious Shanghai ranking shows that Uppsala University is one of the 100 foremost universities in the world. The Uni...
Small amounts of antibiotics generate big problems
22 July 2011
New research conducted at Uppsala University shows that extremely low concentrations of antibiotics can enrich for antibiotic resistant bacteria. T...
Ethical dilemmas when elective surgery is cancelled
22 June 2011
Planned operations are sometimes cancelled when the health care system is overwhelmed by emergency cases. Hospitals lose money and efficiency decre...
Stretchable electronics report how you feel
16 June 2011
Electronics that can be bent and stretched might sound like science fiction. But Uppsala researcher Zhigang Wu, working with collaborators, has dev...
Silver Bible added to Memory of the World Register
26 May 2011
The Silver Bible at Uppsala University Library is Sweden’s most precious book and one of the world’s most famous manuscripts. It was written in Ita...
- Combo method reveals cells’ signal systems 26 May 2011
Unique canine tooth from Peking man found
11 May 2011
Fossils from so-called Peking man are extremely rare, as most of the finds disappeared during World War II. A unique discovery has been made at the...
New marker offers hope for more reliable detection of prostate cancer
9 May 2011
A new, promising marker for diagnosing prostate cancer has been discovered by Uppsala researchers with the aid of a unique method developed at the ...
4th Uppsala-Hallym Symposium a success
9 May 2011
Hello there… Kjell Öberg, professor of oncological endocrinology, who was in charge of The 4th Uppsala-Hallym International Symposium – Biomarkers:...
Surgery reduces risk of mortality due to prostate cancer even for low-risk groups
5 May 2011
A Swedish research team partly consisting of researchers from Uppsala University followed a group of prostate cancer patients in the Nordic region ...
Battle scars found on an ancient sea monster
4 May 2011
Scars on the jaw of a 120 million year old marine reptile suggest that life might not have been easy in the ancient polar oceans. The healed bite w...
Research collaboration with Hallym University expands
28 April 2011
On Wednesday the 4th of May, an all-day symposium on biomarkers, involving researchers invited from Hallym University in South Korea, will be held ...
One of Sweden’s largest health studies starting
26 April 2011
One of the largest research studies in Sweden is now starting. It is to investigate the connections between lifestyle factors and genes in the emer...
This year´s Johan Skytte Prize winners announced
8 April 2011
The 2011 Johan Skytte Prize is awarded to Ronald Inglehart, University of Michigan, and Pippa Norris, Harvard University for contributing innovativ...
More smoke water pipes – family habits significant
7 April 2011
The number of people smoking water pipes is rising dramatically throughout the world. A large proportion of new users are young, and many believe –...
Resistance to antibiotics requires commitment from world governments
5 April 2011
Half a year ago a first common step was taken toward global concerted action to combat resistance to antibiotics in bacteria. Ahead of World Health...
Uppsala University new member of network for collaboration with China
26 March 2011
Uppsala University recently became a member of a European university network in Beijing - European University Centre at Peking University (EUC) – t...
Europe comes together to develop cancer diagnostics based on genetics and protein chemistry
21 March 2011
Uppsala University is participating in Europe’s largest academic-industry collaboration aimed at developing new diagnostic methods for, in the firs...
Wrinkled dog is key to new direction within inflammation research
18 March 2011
An international research team led from Uppsala University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has discovered the gene underlying the charac...