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2014-12-15 04:20:45

UPPSALA, Sweden, December 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beactica, the Swedish fragment-based drug discovery company, today announced the closure of a financing round to progress

2014-11-20 08:34:16

UPPSALA, Sweden, November 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beactica, the Swedish fragment-based drug discovery company, today announced that it has been awarded a SEK 3.0 million

X-ray Laser Imaging Method Successfully Tested On Nanoscale Biological Samples
2014-11-18 03:58:16

An international team of scientists led by Uppsala University has developed a high-throughput method of imaging biological particles using an X-ray laser.

green battery
2014-09-30 03:00:42

Present-day lithium batteries are efficient but involve a range of resource and environmental problems. Using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin and a clever recycling strategy, Uppsala researchers have now come up with a highly interesting alternative.

How Did Wild Rabbits Become Tame Rabbits?
2014-09-02 03:40:15

The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery.

Breakthrough On Understanding Demographic History Of Stone-Age Humans
2014-04-25 03:18:05

An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University reports a breakthrough on understanding the demographic history of Stone-Age humans.

Nano-paper Filter Removes Virus Particles
2014-04-01 16:31:23

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, Uppsala University have developed a paper filter, which can remove virus particles with the efficiency matching that of the best industrial virus filters.

New Gel Promotes Bone Growth On Implants Used In Surgical Procedures
2014-03-31 14:11:46

A research group at Uppsala University, Sweden has developed a new responsive coating for implants used in surgery to improve their integration into bone and to prevent rejection.

2014-02-25 14:17:11

New research from Uppsala University shows that saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle than polyunsaturated fat.

New Method Allows Researchers To Sort Out DNA Contamination
2014-01-28 06:53:19

Researchers have developed a new method to pick out ancient DNA from fossils and remains even after becoming contaminated from the DNA of handlers or from the environment.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.