Swedish scientists have mapped the gene sequence of Norway spruce (the Christmas tree) – a species with huge economic and ecological importance - and that is the largest genome to have ever been mapped. The genome is complex and seven times larger than that of humans. The results have been published in the prestigious journal Nature.
The workshop Advances in Numerical Analysis and Computational Sciences was held at Umeå University, May 15–16, 2013.
Every week, someone in Sweden gets to be the voice of @Sweden, the official twitter account known as Curators of Sweden. This week it's Fredrik Aaro, a 28 year old student in the master's programme in transportation design at Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå University.
Surprisingly the answer is yes. With the technology of today it is possible to use environmental friendly formic acid in fuel cell powering your mobile phone or laptop. Physicist Florian Nitze, Umeå University, has in his thesis developed new catalysts to improve the capacity of these fuel cells.
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