Uppsala University in the news
Cure may be on the horizon for mesothelioma2018-05-24
An international team led by researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa and NYU Langone in New York report that they have succeeded in stopping the growth of mesothelioma in model animals by inhibiting the heparanase enzyme.
Origin of the Fine Scale Tortuosity in Sparks and Lightning Channels2018-05-24
Open Access Article Atmosphere 2018 , 9 (6), 205; https://doi.org/10.
The Publics Awareness of and Attitude Toward Research Biobanks A Regional German Survey2018-05-24
Introduction In recent years an increasing number of biobanks in Europe and all over the world have been instituted, to collect and store human biological samples and related personal and medical data for indefinite periods of time.
Source: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
2018-05-25 09:30:00 Sep 20 New Chemistry New Materials Academic Forum (36-38) Conference hall?Supramolecular Coordination Chemical Research Institute2018-05-24
Jinan University, College of Chemistry and Materials Science New Chemistry New Materials Academic Forum (36-38) Date: May 25, 2018 Time: 9:30 a.m.
Source: Jinan University
NAVAMEDIC ASA : Strategic update on Sippi2018-05-24
- Navamedic ASA announces the finalisation of the Sippi® wireless connectivity solution to Patient Data Monitoring Systems (PDMS).
Source: 4 Traders
Coma patients might feel pleasure and pain like the rest of us2018-05-24
Emerging evidence suggests the unconscious can experience many of the things that conscious people do. What does this mean for medical ethics and even how we perceive ourselves as humans?
Japanese Discover Highly Specific Biomarker for RA2018-05-23
Japanese researchers have identified a novel, highly specific biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The new biomarker is citrullinated ITIH4 protein.
Source: Orthopedics This Week
Why Early Tactile Speech Aids May Have Failed: No Perceptual Integration of Tactile and Auditory Signals2018-05-23
Introduction Efforts in 19701990 to create tactile speech aids for hearing impaired listeners were promising and gave improvements in speech perception similar to the new technology of cochlear implants being developed at that time ( Osberger et al.
Source: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
The NHS is suffering from repetitive change injury2018-05-23
MoreDuring the past few decades, people working in the NHS have noticed the rise of a puzzling yet dangerous new syndrome. It cannot be found in any medical textbook, but the symptoms are more obvious each year.
Source: Yahoo! UK and Ireland
Commemorative Editorial: The Legacy of Franklin Stein, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA2018-05-23
Franklin and Jennie Stein in New York 2016 Franklin and Jennie Stein in New York 2016 Former President Harry S. Truman said, Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.
Source: Occupational Therapy International
New Material Detects the Amount of UV Radiation And Helps Monitor Radiation Dose2018-05-23
UV radiation is known to cause many skin and eye diseases such as cancer. Therefore, it is essential to have a simple method for detecting the quantity and quality of UV radiation from, for example, the Sun.
Down the years: Action called for on Madden Avenue surface2018-05-22
Presented by Mildura and District Historical Society. Compiled by Ann Ziguras for Mildura Rural City Council Library Service.
Source: Sunraysia Daily
Viking Artifacts, Vinland Map On Display At Mystic Seaport2018-05-22
Lesson No. 1: Viking warriors didnt wear horned helmets. Viking helmets with horns date to the end of the 19th century, with Wagner operas, says Nicholas Bell, senior vice president for curatorial affairs at Mystic Seaport Museum.
Source: FOX 61
Enthusiastic citizens engage in Run4Health @Blodomloppet2018-05-22
CLC Scandinavia , Campus , EIT Health News , CLC/InnoStars News , Activity/Project News The next Run4Health will take place in Stockholm
Source: EIT Health
Fossil molars offer insight into kangaroo ancestors2018-05-22
By Dental Tribune International May 18, 2018 UPPSALA, Sweden: Kangaroos are icons of Australias unique living fauna whose earliest ancestry has yet to be discovered.
Source: Dental Tribune
The right mix of green energy2018-05-22
In Sweden, we get as much energy from nuclear power (4045 per cent) as from hydropower. This is followed by wind power at 1014 per cent. Credit: Istockphoto Can we get by on just renewable energy?
CD93 protein suggests new strategy to inhibit...2018-05-22
One strategy for cancer therapy is to inhibit the development of blood vessels in the tumour.
Swedish Journalist Probed for 'Hate Speech' Over Sharia-Mocking Cartoons2018-05-22
The former editor-in-chief for the Sweden Democrats magazine Samtiden ("Our age") has been interrogated by the authorities after being reported to the police by the Net Hate Examiner group.
Manufacturing Bits: May 222018-05-22
Exotic water The Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) organization, Uppsala University and SLAC have turned a large X-ray laser into the worlds fastest water heater .
Source: Semiconductor Engineering
Who Is the Woman Ending Hugh Grants Bachelor Streak at 57? Meet Swedish Fiancée Anna Eberstein2018-05-21
Hugh Grant is finally tying the knot to his longtime girlfriend Anna Eberstein, but even after six years together, little is known about the movie stars 39-year-old Swedish fiancée.