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35 million SEK for interdisciplinary research on plant stress responses

35 million SEK for interdisciplinary research on plant stress responses

Press Releases   •   Jun 16, 2017 10:00 GMT

Åsa Strand, Stefan Björklund and Martin Rosvall, all researchers at Umeå University, have been awarded 35 million SEK from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research for a five-year research program on systems biology. The interdisciplinary project aims to map how plants react to abiotic stresses such as drought or extreme temperatures.

Run Faster! Be Stronger! Can technology make you better?

Run Faster! Be Stronger! Can technology make you better?

Press Releases   •   Mar 13, 2017 08:00 GMT

Technological growth is moving at a fast rate. As it advances, it simultaneously shrinks, moving closer to our bodies, intertwining with the many facets of our lives and positions itself between our experiences of the physical environments. When utilizing these technological systems in intense sporting activities, this competition for our focus can lead to problematic scenarios.

Static electricity can control nanoballoon

Static electricity can control nanoballoon

Press Releases   •   Oct 12, 2016 06:45 GMT

Molecular sized machines could in the future be used to control important mechanisms in the body. In a recent study, researchers at University of California, Berkeley and Umeå University show how a nanoballoon comprising a single carbon molecule ten thousand times thinner than a human hair can be controlled electrostatically to switch between an inflated and a collapsed state.

Salmon genome mapped in vast research project

Salmon genome mapped in vast research project

Press Releases   •   Apr 18, 2016 17:00 GMT

The entire salmon genome has been mapped in a large project, which involved researchers at Umeå University. The results published in the journal Nature provide better chances of protecting salmon farms from viruses, but also of preserving the wild salmon species for the future.

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