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Life Sciences - May 14, 2018
Life Sciences
Sustainable, biological filters called slow sand filters have been used to filter drinking water since the 1800s. They don't use any chemicals, create no waste and use very little energy. However, technologies that meet modern requirements for control, monitoring and time-efficiency have become popular, while biological water treatment has been less favoured, since little has been understood about how it works.
Environment - May 4, 2018

Agroecology is a better alternative than large-scale agriculture, both for the climate and for small farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to researcher Ellinor Isgren from Lund University in Sweden.

Astronomy - May 2, 2018

The most comprehensive star catalogue in the history of astronomy has been released, mapping out an impressive 1.7 billion stars.

Environment - Apr 27, 2018

The ban on neonicotinoids, approved by member nations today, is expected to come into force by the end of 2018 and will mean these insecticides can only be used in closed greenhouses.

Health - Apr 18, 2018

New research from Lund University in Sweden shows that inflammatory, unstable atherosclerotic plaque has a metabolism that differs from that of stable plaque - and is similar to that of cancer cells.

Health - Apr 16, 2018

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden believe they have found a method that in the future could help people suffering from epilepsy so severe that all current treatment is ineffective.

Event - May 3, 2018

Meet Ivanna Read: the Master's student in Strategic Communication who is putting Lund University on the map as a blogger on

Environment - Apr 30, 2018

How are insects responding to rapid climate change? Damselflies are evolving rapidly as they expand their range in response to a warming climate, according to new research led by Macquarie University researchers in Sydney.

Environment - Apr 19, 2018

Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Umeå are to become test cities in a new national sharing economy programme.

Life Sciences - Apr 17, 2018
Life Sciences

In 2017, the European Research Council (ERC) adopted a new approach to making research accessible to a broader audience - creating cartoons.

Health - Apr 10, 2018

In a unique study, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have mapped the origins of migratory birds.

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