University of Gothenburg

Nanoscale spin waves can replace microwaves

A group of scientists from the University of Gothenburg and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, have become the first group in the world to demonstrate that theories about nanoscale spin waves ...

Sep 07, 2011
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Traces of recent water on Mars

New research has shown that there was liquid water on Mars as recently as 200,000 years ago. The results have been published in Icarus ( International Journal for Solar System Studies). "We have discover ...

Apr 25, 2014
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What do we really know about the crucifixion of Jesus?

The many different accounts of the crucifixion of Jesus find little support in historical sources. The reason is that antique sources generally lack descriptions of crucifixions, says Gunnar Samuelsson, University of Gothenburg, ...

Jun 14, 2010
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Warm sea water is melting Antarctic glaciers

The ice sheet in West Antarctica is melting faster than expected. New observations published by oceanographers from the University of Gothenburg and the US may improve our ability to predict future changes in ice sheet mass. ...

Dec 06, 2012
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Japanese gourmet mushroom found in Sweden

In Japan, the hon-shimeji mushroom is a delicacy costing up to $1000 a kilo. Now a student at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has discovered that this tasty fungus also grows wild in Sweden.

Jun 28, 2010
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Researchers open the door to biological computers

Genetically modified cells can be made to communicate with each other as if they were electronic circuits. Using yeast cells, a group of researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has taken a groundbreaking ...

Dec 14, 2010
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