Tag: Lund University

  • The right to speak

    The right to speak

    Mathilda is 26 years old and when she lives in Australia, in Melbourne. On a Friday afternoon, she stands in a fitting room. She’s trying on clothes one second, the next she wakes up on the floor, she can’t get up. She tries to crawl out and scream for help, but the scream gets stuck […]

  • Pregnancy complications linked to increased risk of heart disease: Study

    Pregnancy complications linked to increased risk of heart disease: Study

    Washington [US]Feb 8 (ANI): Certain pregnancy problems increase the risk of heart disease later in life. However, much more research is needed to understand how atherosclerosis occurs between pregnancy and heart disease later in life. A new study led by Lund University researchers in Sweden shows that narrowing and calcification of the heart’s blood vessels […]

  • The ultra-processed food – how dangerous is it?

    The ultra-processed food – how dangerous is it?

    How much do you know about what you put into you? And if you were to turn over that falu sausage package at the grocery store to read the ingredients list, you’d probably quickly come across words and lists that you probably don’t understand. Is it dangerous? Or is it useful? Ingrid Larsson, who is […]

  • This is how you recover at work

    This is how you recover at work

    Several research projects at healthcare centers in Skåne have shown that joint short exercises at morning meetings, short lunchtime walks or personal micro breaks give energy and strength to the staff. For nurses, research has shown that it is very important how they are introduced to the profession in the first years. What happens then […]

  • The chimpanzees two weeks after the Furuvik drama: “They are screaming and have been looking”

    The chimpanzees two weeks after the Furuvik drama: “They are screaming and have been looking”

    Today there are three chimpanzees left at the zoo. How are they and how does the zoo view the event like this two weeks later? Hear Sandra WilkeCEO at Furuviksparken and Mathias Osvathdocent in cognitive zoology at Lund University.

  • Swedish nuclear reactor will be operated at half capacity this weekend

    STOCKHOLM, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) — One of Sweden’s nuclear power reactors will operate at a speed of around 50 percent this weekend, at a time when electricity prices are unusually high and some of the country’s other reactors are also off the grid. “Reactor 3 at the Ringhals nuclear power plant will run at half […]

  • Swedish nuclear reactor is removed from the power grid for repair

    STOCKHOLM, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — The largest nuclear reactor in Sweden will be taken off the grid next week for repairs, as electricity prices rise during the winter season. Reactor 3 at the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant in the southeastern part of the country will be disconnected on December 9, Sweden’s nuclear power operator OKG […]

  • Dog and cat – do animals understand more than we do?

    Dog and cat – do animals understand more than we do?

    In the first program Dog and Cat, our presenter has Agneta Furvik conversation with Mathias Osvath docent in cognitive zoology at Lund University, Elin Hirsch PhD in ethology at Lund University with a focus on the behavior of the domesticated cat and Per Jensen professor of ethology, Linköping University and author. In Hund och Katt […]

  • The study finds cell behavior as the reason behind resistance in neuroblastoma

    The study finds cell behavior as the reason behind resistance in neuroblastoma

    Washington [US], Nov 13 (ANI): One of the reasons for neuroblastoma’s resistance to chemotherapy has been discovered by researchers. The results are important for how treatments should be developed in the future. The study was led by Lund University in Sweden and the results of the study were published in Science Advances. Neuroblastoma is an […]

  • EXTRA: Here is the evidence against the suspected spy brothers

    EXTRA: Here is the evidence against the suspected spy brothers

    The indictment against the “spy brothers” is here. Gräns ​​explains what we now know and what it might mean. This looks like it could be one of the biggest espionage cases in Sweden ever, according to Tony Ingesson, espionage researcher at Lund University. The prosecution: He was Russia’s mole in the Swedish intelligence service The […]

  • Three degree world – the hot nightmare

    Three degree world – the hot nightmare

    What will such a world look like? When do the various so-called threshold points actually occur that start irreversible domino effects which in turn only accelerate the development with increasingly severe weather disasters, melting ice and thawing tundra that leaks methane gas. At the same time, the effects of, for example, changed plant zones can […]

  • New Swedish government tightens migration policy

    New Swedish government tightens migration policy

    Sweden has historically been seen as Europe’s most welcoming country to refugees, but observers say that changed in 2015 when the government decided to close its borders. The election in September of a new government led by the far-right Sweden Democrats has further tightened migration policy. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson’s Moderate Party, the Liberals and […]

  • Mediterranean diet not linked to reduced risk of dementia: Study

    Mediterranean diet not linked to reduced risk of dementia: Study

    Washington [US]Oct 13 (ANI): Several studies suggest that a person’s risk of dementia can be reduced by eating a healthy diet, but the results of a new study suggest that two diets including the Mediterranean diet are not linked to a reduced risk of dementia. The study was published in Neurology, the medical journal of […]

  • New treatment may increase the number of lung donors

    New treatment may increase the number of lung donors

    Grove [Sweden]September 2 (ANI): Donated lungs in large quantities cannot be transplanted. Researchers at Skåne University Hospital and Lund University in Sweden conducted an animal study that raises the possibility of using more donor lungs in the future. To determine whether the treatment will have the same beneficial effect on humans, the researchers have started […]

  • Research identifies protein that can predict future diabetes risk, cancer death

    Research identifies protein that can predict future diabetes risk, cancer death

    Washington [US]Aug 6 (ANI): New research suggests that people with elevated levels of the protein prostasin (mainly found in epithelial cells that line the body’s surfaces and organs) may be at higher risk of developing diabetes. The results were published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) The […]

  • VMA in Timrå, Västernorrland county

    VMA in Timrå, Västernorrland county

    The editorial staff for this section consists of: Cecilia Düringer – presenter and scriptNavid Bavey – stage narratorSamuel Lindberg – sound design and final mixTove Palén – producerAlso participating is Jens Rydström, professor of gender studies at Lund University. Do you want to know more about Marsha P. Johnson and the LGBTQ movement in the […]

  • Right now: The accused man in the Malin case is convicted

    Right now: The accused man in the Malin case is convicted

    The Court of Appeal for Nedre Norrland now announces the verdict in the Malin murder. The man who has been in custody awaiting sentencing has denied the murder of the 16-year-old girl in Husum in 1996. Hear Christian Dahlström, professor of law at Lund University about the verdict in Ekot’s live broadcast.

  • Steve Jobs – visions of the future and mood swings

    Steve Jobs – visions of the future and mood swings

    Steven “Steve” Jobs (1955-2011) grew up in post-war Silicon Valley, California. Surrounded by innovation and widespread technological optimism, he soon became interested in computers. It is a hobby that will follow him for life – from the first summer job, to the almost revival-like product gifts that he will later hold as CEO of his […]

  • This is how Putin’s war creates famine and new conflicts

    This is how Putin’s war creates famine and new conflicts

    Putin’s war of aggression has turned the world’s eyes on Ukraine, but it has also had consequences for other parts of the world. As a result of Russia’s blockade of Ukrainian ports in Odessa in the Black Sea, the price of grain and other food is rising sharply. Why is it like that? Russia and […]

  • The Political Room: On Nationalism

    The Political Room: On Nationalism

    We live in a time when globalization, migration and war are challenging national borders. The political ideologies provide different answers to what unites a nation, who is allowed to participate and how the nation should relate to other states. Can we talk about ONE nationalism or should we rather talk about nationalisms? How does it […]

  • Part 2/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Part 2/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Two minutes after midnight, the eight-hour live broadcast starts – a special program from the Naturmorgon editorial staff. Reporters and bird experts follow how the birds wake up from north to south. The hosts Mats Ottosson and Jenny Berntson Djurvall holds together this mastodon broadcast from an outdoor studio in Osaby in Småland. The five […]

  • Part 1/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Part 1/2: The Bird Singing Night 2022

    Two minutes after midnight, the eight-hour live broadcast starts – a special program from the Naturmorgon editorial staff. Reporters and bird experts follow how the birds wake up from north to south. The hosts Mats Ottosson and Jenny Berntson Djurvall holds together this mastodon broadcast from an outdoor studio in Osaby in Småland. The five […]

  • Niccolò Machiavelli – Mad princes and high Renaissance ideals

    Niccolò Machiavelli – Mad princes and high Renaissance ideals

    The editorial staff of this section consists of: Cecilia Düringer – host and screenwriter Marie Herdensjö – script and research Elina Perdahl – producer Sara Håkansson – producer Pablo Leiva Wenger – stage narrator Julia Öjbrandt – sound design and final mix Also participating is Verner Egerland, professor of Italian at Lund University. Want to […]

  • Putin’s dream – wants to erase Ukraine as a concept

    Putin’s dream – wants to erase Ukraine as a concept

    In early April, an article appears in the flow for many Russians. The state news agency RIA publishes the article entitled “What should Russia do with Ukraine”, written by the philosopher and spin doctor Timofej Segejtsev. Timofey Sergeyev is Putin’s spin doctor In the article, Sergeytsev writes that Ukraine is ruled by a Nazi leadership […]

  • That is why Donbas is important to Putin

    That is why Donbas is important to Putin

    Hear Kristian Gerner, professor emeritus at Lund University with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe, talk about the importance of land for the war. The clip comes from P1-Morgon 20 April 2022.Host: Elias WahlbergResponsible publisher for P1-Morgon: Klas Wolf-Watz

  • 12 best ways to get cars out of cities – ranked by new research

    12 best ways to get cars out of cities – ranked by new research

    Question: what do the following statistics have in common? The second-largest (and growing) source of climate pollution in Europe. The leading killer of children in both the US and Europe. A principal cause of stress-inducing noise pollution and life-shortening air pollution in European cities. A leading driver of the widening gap between rich and poor […]

  • Researchers have been reconstructing Arctic amplification indices over the past millennium

    BEIJING, April 12 (Xinhua) – Researchers have reconstructed the Arctic amplification index over the past 1,000 years and found that the index has decreased over time, according to the Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The Arctic has warmed more than twice as much as the global average since the pre-industrial […]

  • The war, the anxiety and the power over the fear

    The war, the anxiety and the power over the fear

    The Armed Forces begins with recurring state updates due to the war in Ukraine and the security crisis in Europe. Swedish society is not affected, but many are worried and the psychological power game around the war must be handled by both private individuals and the defense. Participants: David Bergman, PhD in psychology and teacher […]

  • VMA in Fagersta, Västmanland County

    VMA in Fagersta, Västmanland County

    Participants: Per Anders RudlingAssociate Professor of History at Lund University, Yuri DrapchukUkrainian musician, Agata Szymanska, administrator of the program for gender equality, Folke Bernadotte Academy Khrystyna Brodych, Kievbo, as well as several fleeing Ukrainians and Polish volunteers. Host: Robin [email protected] Reporter: Firas [email protected] Technician: Stina Fagerberg Producer: David [email protected]

  • This is how Putin uses history to attack Ukraine

    This is how Putin uses history to attack Ukraine

    Participating are Kristian Gerner, professor emeritus of history at Lund University and Per Rudling, associate professor of history, also at Lund University. Also in the program is Carolina Vendil Pallin, research leader at the Russia program at the Swedish Defense Research Agency. You also hear Per Månson, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of […]

  • Astronomers map out a mysterious element in space, the study reveals

    Astronomers map out a mysterious element in space, the study reveals

    Ytterbium is one of the four elements in the periodic table, named after the Ytterby mine in the Stockholm archipelago. The element was first discovered in black gadolinite, first identified in the Ytterby mine in 1787. Ytterbium is interesting because it can have two different cosmic origins. Scientists believe that one half comes from heavy […]

  • Satellite losses show threats to solar storms for Tech

    Satellite losses show threats to solar storms for Tech

    Washington – As if we did not have enough to worry about: Some scientists warn of the inevitable catastrophic effects on modern life from a super-big solar storm. These eruptions from the sun, which emit energy in the form of magnetic fields and billions of tons of plasma gas, known as “flares”, are unpredictable and […]

  • Solar storms have been shown to pose major risks to technology

    Solar storms have been shown to pose major risks to technology

    Washington – As if we did not have enough to worry about: Some scientists warn of the inevitable catastrophic effects on modern life from a super-big solar storm. These eruptions from the sun, which emit energy in the form of magnetic fields and billions of tons of plasma gas, known as “flares”, are unpredictable and […]

  • He will live his life with a pig heart in his body

    He will live his life with a pig heart in his body

    The first time has gone well for David Bennett but the danger is not over – there is still a risk that the pig’s heart will be rejected by his body. In order for this not to happen, the pig was genetically modified so that the heart lacks some molecules that the human body would […]