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Researchers at Uppsala University have developed a new method for identifying genetic variation, including mutations, in active genes.
The hunter-gatherers who inhabited the southern coast of Scandinavia 4,000 years ago were lactose intolerant.
The domestication of animals and plants is the most important technological innovation during human history.
Extracts from seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree can be used for water purification.
According to forecasts by the International Energy Agency (IEA), production of natural gas within the EU will decline from the 2006 level of 216 billion cubic metres per year (Gm3/year) to 90 Gm3/year by 2030, even as demand for gas is expected to rise significantly.
The putative skull of Saint Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden that has been kept in a shrine in Vadstena Abbey is probably not authentic.
A new study by a research team at Uppsala University shows how new functions can develop in an enzyme.
When ribosomes produce protein in all living cells, they do so through a chemical reaction that happens so fast that scientists have been puzzled.
It should be possible to use therapeutic vaccines to create both cheap and effective drugs for diseases like cancer and allergies.
Researchers at Uppsala University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Broad Institute have discovered a previously unknown gene ZBED6 that is unique to placental mammals.
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.