Umeå University

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Name: Umeå University
First reported 33 mins ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 1 reports

ALS researchers take on ice cold challenge

at 15:00, the ALS re group at Umeå University will take on the "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge." Over 20 reers will dump buckets of ice water over their heads by the campus pond. A large audience is anticipated.A phenomenon is spreading virally across social ... [Published Noodls - 33 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

International conference at MIMS opens

scientists at MIMS, Umeå University, opened an international conference with representatives present from all nodes of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. The keynote speaker is Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor at MIMS, who will discuss ... [Published Noodls - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

International master’s student completes European bike trek to Umeå

[2014-08-22] How many people would consider embarking on a 2100 km month-long bike ride through Europe in the middle of summer to reach their study destination in northern Sweden? Ethiopian Hailemelekot Negussie, a 27-year-old beginning master's student ... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Record number of international students to arrive in Umeå

Umeå University will welcome its new arriving international students. The week-long orientation course provides students with an opportunity to get to know each other and gain an insight into what it's like to study and live in Umeå.An all-time-high number ... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Anxiety Drug Reduces Mortality of Fish According to Swedish Study

Anxiolytics, a medication that inhibits anxiety, is meant for humans, but it can reduce the mortality of fish, in this case the Eurasian perch, according to a Swedish study.Researchers at Umeå University in northern Sweden have published a study in Environmental ... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Findings from Umea University Provides New Data about Ecology Research (Long-term resilience of above- and belowground ecosystem components among...

Findings from Umea University Provides New Data about Ecology Research (Long-term resilience of above- and belowground ecosystem components among contrasting ecosystems)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- Data ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Robotic-assisted imaging will help in daily hospital practice

While in Germany, Partho P. Sengupta, MD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai used a computer to perform a robot-assisted trans-Atlantic ultrasound examination on a person in Boston. In another study Kurt Boman, MD, of Umea University in Sweden ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Umeå University ranked among the world's top 300

[2014-08-19] In this year's Shanghai Jiaotong Academic Ranking of World Universities, Umeå University is again placed among the world's top 300 instiutions. In addition, Umeå is ranked among the top 150 in the field of life and agricultural sciences and ... [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Findings in Chemotherapy Reported from Umea University (Screening for Inhibition of Vibrio cholerae VipA-VipB Interaction Identifies Small-Molecule...

Findings in Chemotherapy Reported from Umea University (Screening for Inhibition of Vibrio cholerae VipA-VipB Interaction Identifies Small-Molecule Compounds Active against Type VI Secretion)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week -- Current ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

New findings on schizophrenia

ResearchPublished on August 7th, 2014 | by Researchers have identified more than 100 positions in the human genome that can be connected to the risk of developing schizophrenia.An international research team, where scientists from Umeå University and ... [Published Nordic Life Science - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Findings from Umea University Update Understanding of Bioinformatics (CanSNPer: a hierarchical genotype classifier of clonal pathogens)

at 06:13 AM EDT By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Information Technology Newsweekly -- Research findings on Bioinformatics are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Umea, Sweden, by VerticalNews journalists, research ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Research Conducted at Umea University Has Updated Our Knowledge about Landscape Ecology (Spatial and temporal organization of macroinvertebrate...

Research Conducted at Umea University Has Updated Our Knowledge about Landscape Ecology (Spatial and temporal organization of macroinvertebrate assemblages in a lowland floodplain ecosystem)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]

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...investigator Karl-Johan Lundström, MD, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Urology, Andrology, Umeå University, Östersund, Sweden. "We also capitalized upon the unique nationwide cross-linked health care databases in Sweden to perform a more comprehensive evaluation of potential risk factors for infectious complications" he adds
...Hailemelekot, who prefers to be called Haile, choose to cycle through six countries instead of taking the more convenient route via train or flight? "I wanted to take a month to travel and decided to do something unconventional by bicycling through Europe" said Haile
"This diversity helps to increase both the international and Swedish students' ability to work in a changing and globalised labour market" says Anders Fällström. "It gives students and teachers a greater cultural understanding."
...According to news reporting out of Umea, Sweden , by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "While several studies have explored how short-term ecological responses to disturbance vary among ecosystems, experimental studies of how contrasting ecosystems recover from disturbance in the longer term are few. We performed a simple long-term experiment on each of 30 contrasting forested islands in northern Sweden that vary in size; as size decreases, time since fire increases, soil fertility and ecosystem productivity declines, and plant species diversity increases."

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ALS researchers take on ice cold challenge [Published Noodls - 33 mins ago]
International conference at MIMS opens [Published Noodls - 19 hours ago]
Telerobotic Approach Provides Virtual Ultrasoun... [Published MedImaging.net - Aug 27 2014]
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Low carb Paleo diet, cold showers are metabolis... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 25 2014]
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Study: Residue of psychoactive drugs in water a... [Published Helsinki Times - Aug 24 2014]
Common anxiety drug reduces mortality rates in ... [Published Environmental Monitor - Aug 23 2014]
International master’s student completes Europe... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
Record number of international students to arri... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
Anti-Anxiety Drug Reduces Mortality of Fish Acc... [Published Epoch Times - Aug 22 2014]
Risks on rise with transrectal ultrasound-guide... [Published AuntMinnieEurope - Aug 20 2014]
Findings from Umea University Provides New Data... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Severe Infections with Hospitalization after Pr... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
Severe Infections With Hospitalization After Pr... [Published MedIndia - Aug 20 2014]
Severe Infections with Hospitalization After Pr... [Published Infection Control Today - Aug 20 2014]
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Severe Infections with Hospitalization after Pr... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 20 2014]
Robotic-assisted imaging will help in daily hos... [Published Space Daily - Aug 20 2014]
Robotic-assisted imaging will help in daily hos... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Robot-assisted remote echocardiography shows pr... [Published Aunt Minnie - Aug 20 2014]
Umeå University ranked among the world's top 300 [Published Noodls - Aug 19 2014]
How fish benefit from anti-anxiety meds [Published Boston Globe - Aug 19 2014]
Robotic-Assisted Ultrasound Imaging May Aid Day... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Aug 19 2014]
Could bleach fight off a cold? [Published South Africa Star - Aug 18 2014]
New discovery: Microbes create dripstones [Published EurekAlert! - Aug 18 2014]
Robot-assisted echo exams speed up care for rur... [Published Cardiovascular Business - Aug 18 2014]
Remote robots cut imaging consult, procedure times [Published FierceMedicalImaging - Aug 15 2014]
Robots Prove Valuable in Imaging, Telemedicine,... [Published Healthcare Informatics Online - Aug 14 2014]
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Severe Infections with Hospitalization after Pr... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 20 2014]
Risk of urinary tract infections after prostate biopsy highest in men with prior infections or significant comorbidities, report Swedish researchers in The Journal Of Urology® SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: New York, NY, August 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ ...
Jury Still Out On After Effects of Concussion [Published Brain Blogger - May 14 2014]
Controversy surrounding Postconcussion Syndrome (PCS) dates back to the 1800s. 150 years on, contention still surrounds the lingering symptoms of insomnia, dizziness, irritability, depression, cognitive impairment and so on that affect between 30 and ...
Mobility and inequality in academia [Published The Nordic Africa Institute Homepage - May 07 2014]
NAI researcher Paula Mählck studies academic mobility and what happens when women and minorities take up privileged positions. Read more about her lecture at Umeå University 9 May. ...
CRISPR Therapeutics grabs $25 mln from Versant ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 24 2014]
CRISPR Therapeutics has received $25 million in Series A funding from Versant Ventures. Based in Basel, Switzerland, CRISPR Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical firm focused on gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9. PRESS RELEASE BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS ...
The Dual Role Of Carbon Dioxide In Photosynthesis [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 14 2014]
Carbon dioxide, in its ionic form bicarbonate, has a regulating function in the splitting of water in photosynthesis. This means that carbon dioxide has an additional role to being reduced to sugar, according to scientists at Umeå University in Sweden. ...
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