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Feng Zhang and Malin Parmar (Photo: Ingemar Hultquist)

Honorary lecturer Feng Zhang: CRISPR research – a treasure hunt in nature

25 April 2019
Feng Zhang, professor at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard visited Lund University at the beginning of March to deliver the annual honorary...
Kajsa Paulsson (Photo: Kennet Ruona)

First major study of proteins in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

25 April 2019
The most common form of childhood cancer is acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). Researchers at Lund University in Sweden, in cooperation with...
Charlotte Ling and Tina Rönn (Photos: Stig-Åke Jönsson and Sara Liedholm)

How lifestyle affects our genes

23 April 2019
In the past decade, knowledge of how lifestyle affects our genes, a research field called epigenetics, has grown exponentially. Researchers at Lund...
Mats E. Eriksson

Geology professor releases new book about… heavy metal

23 April 2019
Professor Mats E. Eriksson of Lund University in Sweden is now publishing his second book in the somewhat unusual subject combination of geological...
Niklas Mattsson (Photo: Björn Martinsson)

More evidence that blood tests can detect the risk of Alzheimer’s

23 April 2019
A new study confirms that a simple blood test can reveal whether there is accelerating nerve cell damage in the brain. The researchers analysed...
Salma Kikhia, a student at Master’s Program in Public Health at Lund University, will be awarded the title Global Swede at a ceremony at the Swedish Institute in May.

LU student named "Global Swede 2019"

17 April 2019
Congratulations to Salma Kikhia, a student at the Master’s programme in Public Health at Lund University, who will be awarded the title Global Swede...
Madeleine Liljegren

Abnormal proteins correlate with criminal behaviour in dementia

12 April 2019
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have together with American colleagues studied deceased patients who were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease...
Drawing of plant walls in a room

WATCH: Lund University students develop smart living plant wall

11 April 2019
A team of former Lund University students have developed a smart plant wall, that can be monitored via an app and therefore minimizes the amount of...
Photo: Tirthankar Mohanty

New non-antibiotic strategy for the treatment of bacterial meningitis

10 April 2019
With the increasing threat of antibiotic resistance, there is a growing need for new treatment strategies against life threatening bacterial...
This planetary fragment is orbiting around the white dwarf among the debris from the earlier solar system. The image is an artistic impression. Illustration: University of Warwick/Mark Garlick

Remains of a planet found orbiting dead star

5 April 2019
Astronomers have discovered what appears to be the remnants of a planet orbiting a dead star in a disc of debris formed from destroyed planets. The...