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Sweden’s new innovation centre for information driven care

22 September, 2020 - Högskolan i Halmstad

Leap for Life is a new innovation centre for information driven care. It is a joint initiative in the county of Halland for a collaborative effort in future healthcare between Halmstad University, Region Halland, all municipalities in Halland and the region’s business sector.

New high-speed test shows how antibiotics combine to kill bacteria

17 September, 2020 - Uppsala universitet

Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method to determine – rapidly, easily and cheaply – how effective two antibiotics combined can be in stopping bacterial growth. The new method is simple for laboratories to use and can provide greater scope for customising treatment of bacterial infections. The study is published in PLOS Biology.

Higher dementia risk in women with prolonged fertility

17 September, 2020 - Göteborgs universitet

Women with a longer reproductive period had an elevated risk for dementia in old age, compared with those who were fertile for a shorter period, a population-based study from the University of Gothenburg shows. “Our results may explain why women have a higher risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease than men after age 85, […]

Aminoff Prize rewards explosive studies of biological macromolecules

14 September, 2020 - Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Gregori Aminoff Prize 2021 to Henry Chapman, University of Hamburg, Germany, Janos Hajdu, Uppsala University, Sweden, and John Spence, Arizona State University, USA, “for their fundamental contributions to the development of X-ray free electron laser based structural biology”. Proteins are large molecules, macromolecules, that […]

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