News from the Faculty of Science and Technology

Parents guts tell tales to their children

2018-11-08
Researchers at Umeå university in Sweden have published a new study showing that the gut bacteria can carry information of past experiences of an altered environment from parents to offspring. Eggs an...

New report: Taking the pulse of AI in Sweden

2018-11-08
Under the auspices of the WASP initiative in artificial intelligence (the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program), industrial leaders, business leaders and researchers gathered this sp...

Art and Physics at Bildmuseet

2018-10-31
Black holes, dark matter, gravity, space, time and motion – these are phenomena that fascinate scientists and artists alike. Bildmuseet presents Entangle / Physics and the Artistic Imagination; painti...

All genes of the Aspen tree mapped (at last)

2018-10-30
This week, a team of researchers from Sweden, Belgium, England, Italy, Norway and South Korea publish the genomes of two species of aspen trees, a project that has taken close to ten years to complete...

Large amounts of antimicrobial substances in Swedish sewage treatment plants

2018-10-29
A large number of antimicrobial substances are found in sludge and water in Swedish sewage treatment plants. Several of them pass through the treatment plants and are released into the aquatic environ...

Novel strategy to analyse biomarkers in exhaled breath

2018-10-15
Breath gas analysis is a promising approach for non-invasive medical diagnostics and physiological monitoring, but further development is needed to increase clinical impact. Ramin Ghorbani presents a ...

SEK 30 million grant for parasite research

2018-10-04
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation grants Oliver Billker, professor and newly appointed director of The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Umeå University, SEK 30 million to ...

Umeå Institute of Design ranked first by Red Dot

2018-10-01
For the third year in a row, Umeå Institute of Design has retained the number one spot in the Red Dot Design Ranking. The prestigious ranking annually rates product design educations in the Americas &...

New exhibition at Bildmuseet: William Kentridge / The Refusal of Time

2018-09-26
Can we ever truly understand the passing of time in a world in a state of constant flux? As the first art institution in Sweden, Bildmuseet presents William Kentridge's The Refusal of Time. The large ...

SEK 24 million to research on tuberculosis and antibiotic resistance

2018-09-10
Fredrik Almqvist, Professor in organic chemistry at Umeå University, and his American research colleague Christina Stallings, receive SEK 24 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for re...

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