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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.

Physics students at Umeå University in a race to the Moon

Physics students at Umeå University in a race to the Moon

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2016 12:16 GMT

Students in Engineering Physics and researchers at Umeå University together with the organisation Space Science Sweden have engaged in a revived race to the Moon. They are developing an instrument to measure the electric field of the lunar surface, something that has never been done before.

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