Latest University of Gothenburg Stories

2011-11-29 13:39:16

Swedish teachers are conflict averse, and consequently stubborn parents often get their way.

2011-11-29 11:39:32

Increased petrol taxation is a very effective instrument to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Substance In Cancer Medicine May Help Prevent Heart Attacks
2011-11-24 06:00:51

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden have been using a substance found in cancer and epilepsy drugs to help stimulate the body’s natural defense mechanism against blood clots.

2011-11-23 12:09:07

Two out of every thousand babies are at risk of brain damage in connection with birth.

2011-11-23 12:07:43

Only a few decades ago, sudden cardiac arrest was a death sentence.

2011-11-23 12:05:44

The current method for preventing users and unauthorized individuals from obtaining information to which they should not have access in data programs is often to have code reviewers check the code manually, looking for potential weaknesses.

2011-11-16 07:15:40

When biomass is combusted the carbon that once was bound in the growing tree is released into the atmosphere.

2011-11-15 20:43:07

People who are alcohol-dependent and who also carry a particular variant of a gene run an increased risk of premature death.

2011-11-15 20:41:52

In 1972, Sweden became the first country in the world to legislate healthcare for transsexualism within the state-financed healthcare system.

2011-11-15 20:39:11

After only four years of problem drinking, a significant decrease in the function of the serotonin system in women's brains can be seen.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.