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  • Urban birds need to be smart or fast-breeding

    [2 Apr 2020] To thrive in urban environments, birds need to either have large brains, or breed many times over their life, according to a new study involving UCL.

  • Plants respond to light within fraction of a second

    [31 Mar 2020] Scientists have revealed intricate structural changes in plants, fungi and bacteria in response to light, according to a new study published today in the open-access journal eLife.

  • Method developed to protect threatened eelgrass meadows

    [13 Mar 2020] Researchers have used a new method to identify which eelgrass meadows on the Swedish coasts are particularly vulnerable or valuable and which meadows should be restored in the future.

  • New Skagerak will be completed in Gothenburg

    [12 Mar 2020] Today the University of Gothenburg takes over the ownership of the new vessel Skagerak. This means that the ship will now be towed to Gothenburg for completion.

  • Family tree of waxbills reconstructed

    [10 Mar 2020] Researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Uppsala University have published the up to now most extensive study of the family tree of the avian family of waxbills and allies (Estrildidae).

  • Researchers agree that more measures are needed to secure food packaging

    [3 Mar 2020] A group of 33 international scientists has written a consensus statement urging decision makers in government, industry and civil society to reduce exposure to harmful chemicals that are present in food packaging and any other food contact materials.

  • Antarctic ice walls protect the climate

    [26 Feb 2020] Inland Antarctic ice contains volumes of water that can raise global sea levels by several metres. A new study published in the journal Nature shows that glacier ice walls are vital for the climate, as they prevent rising ocean temperatures and melting glacier ice.

  • Shaping the future of machine learning for active matter

    [25 Feb 2020] Now researchers are presenting guidelines for how active matter, such as cells and microorganisms, can best be studied using machine learning techniques. The guidelines can help others navigate the new field, which can significantly improve research in active matter.

  • The climate and increased extreme weather affect our energy systems

    [18 Feb 2020] Climate change, with more and more storms and heat waves, also has consequences for our energy supply. An international research team has now developed a new method for calculating how extreme weather affects energy systems.

  • New professor in Sport Science is specialized in cross-country skiing and sports for health

    [4 Feb 2020] Stefan Lindinger has been appointed as a new professor in Sport Science at the University of Gothenburg. His research has been focused on winter sports and he has worked with several national ski associations. Recently, he has also focused on the emerging research field sports for health.

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