University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg is located in Gothenburg, Sweden. The university has over 28,000 student in undergraduate and graduate programs. Additionally, the university has over 2,000 research students. Gothenburg has a significant outreach to international students and researchers. In particular, the Gothenburg Atmospheric Science Centre, Marine Research Centre, Center for the Environment and Sustainability, Research Mathematical Science, BioMaterials Research Center, Mucosal Immunity and Vaccines, Cardiovascular and Metabollic Medicine and more. The University of Gothenburg works in cooperation with the Chalmers University of Technology and Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Gothenburg is well-respected in Europe and world-wide as a first rate research center.

Address
PO Box 100 SE-405 30 Gothenburg SWEDEN
E-mail
henrik.axlid@gu.se
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Electromechanics also operates at the nanoscale

What limits the behaviour of a carbon nanotube? This is a question that many scientists are trying to answer. Physicists at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now shown that electromechanical principles are valid also ...

dateMay 09, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Taming the molecule's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Many organic molecules are non-superimposable with their mirror image. The two forms of such a molecule are called enantiomers and can have different properties in biological systems. The problem is to control which enantiomer ...

dateJun 14, 2011 in Materials Science
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Mediterranean Sea invaded by alien species

More than 900 new alien species have been encountered in the coastal environments of the eastern Mediterranean Sea in recent decades, including the poisonous pufferfish. The invasion of alien species has had the consequence ...

dateMay 23, 2011 in Ecology
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Genetic changes behind sweet tooth

The substance ghrelin plays an important role in various addictions, such as alcoholism and binge-eating. It also impacts on sugar consumption, which is due, in part, to genetic factors, reveals new research from the University ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Genetics
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