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2009-03-20 15:20:00

Researchers at Uppsala University, together with colleagues at the Karolinska Institute and the Sanger Institute, have now found all the genes the determine the dosage of the blood-thinning drug warfarin.

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2009-03-20 11:04:25

Hurdia victoria was originally described in 1912 as a crustacean-like animal. Now, researchers from Uppsala University and colleagues reveal it to be just one part of a complex and remarkable new animal that has an important story to tell about the origin of the largest group of living animals, the arthropods.

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2009-03-16 08:53:16

Researchers at Uppsala University and Harvard University have collaboratively developed a new theoretical model to explain how proteins can rapidly find specific DNA sequences, even though there are many obstacles in the way on the chromosomes.

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2009-03-06 15:55:00

A Swedish study published on Friday suggests that people who begin exercising at the age of 50 can still benefit from physical activity, although the effects may take 10 years to start showing.

2009-03-03 08:30:19

The discovery by Uppsala University researchers of a previously unknown protein in the cells of the lower air ways brings new potential for early diagnosis of a serious lung disease.

2009-02-26 15:37:53

What has been impossible has now been shown to be possible – an alloy between two incompatible elements.

2009-02-20 14:56:11

Researchers at Uppsala University can now show that what is good for one sex is not always good for the other sex. In fact, evolutionary conflicts between the two sexes cause characteristics and behaviors that are downright injurious to the opposite sex.

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2009-02-12 15:14:14

The indigenous Samis in Sweden’s far north, once known for rounding up their reindeer on skis, have apparently traded in their skis for snowmobiles.

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2009-01-19 13:45:33

A Swedish scientist has reported the finding of a fossilized specimen that may provide new insight into how jawed vertebrates evolved.

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2009-01-13 08:55:34

Scientists found that Tasmanian “tigers” may have gone extinct due to inbreeding and are considering resurrecting the Australian marsupials 70 years after they ceased to exist.


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