Utrecht University was founded in 1636 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Utrecht University is the largest university in the Netherlands, rated the ninth best university in Europe and 47th best university world-wide according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The university is comprised of seven academic faculties including but not limited to, Faculty of Geosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance. Currently, there are approximately 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Utrecht University is consistently rated high in academic standards, professorial research excellence and student quality.
Temperatures of sea water fringing South Pole were tropical 50 million years ago
(PhysOrg.com) -- The temperature difference between equatorial and polar sea waters was minimal during the extremely warm 'Greenhouse world' 60 to 50 million years ago. This is the main conclusion drawn by ...
Structure of hepatitis B virus mapped
Using a newly developed method, Utrecht University researchers have mapped the structure and composition of the hepatitis B virus. The researchers were able to map the structure by spraying the virus.
Intensified ice sheet movements do not affect rising sea levels
Meltwater is rapidly increasing the tempo of glacial movements on the rim of the Greenland ice sheet. Over the long term, however, this process is interrupted as meltwater drains away via broad channels, as a result of which ...