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Completely new antibiotic resistance gene has spread unnoticed to several pathogens

27 March, 2020 - Göteborgs universitet

Aminoglycoside antibiotics are critically important for treating several types of infections with multi-resistant bacteria. A completely new resistance gene, which is likely to counteract the newest aminoglycoside-drug plazomycin, was recently discovered by scientists in Gothenburg, Sweden. The bacterial gene the team discovered in river sediment from India does not resemble any known antibiotic resistance gene. […]

Online educational initiatives to ensure safety in nuclear technology

26 March, 2020 - Chalmers tekniska högskola

Several authorities and organisations have already highlighted the dangerous lack of competence in nuclear safety in Europe Now, the EU programme Euratom is investing around 5 million euros to educate a new generation in nuclear technology. At the heart of the initiatives, which will contain significant distance learning elements, are researchers from Chalmers University of Technology.

The psychological reason we are hoarding toilet paper

25 March, 2020 - Handelshögskolan i Stockholm

Are you hoarding toilet paper or stockpiling paracetamol to last you through the corona crisis? You’re not alone. Professor Richard Wahlund explains the psychology behind our need to stock up in times of crisis. In stores and pharmacies across Sweden, there are gaping holes where there should be toilet paper, pasta and paracetamol. Customers report […]

Type 2 diabetes more common in men with early puberty

24 March, 2020 - Göteborgs universitet

Type 2 diabetes is more common in men whose puberty took place early, a University of Gothenburg study shows. An association may also be seen between low age of puberty and an elevated risk of the disease, if it develops, requiring insulin treatment. The present observation study, published in the journal Diabetologia, covers 30,697 men […]

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