The environment is a silent casualty of war
Environmental destruction in war causes, among other things, forest loss and congenital diseases, as well as reduces wildlife populations.
The sharp noses of COVID dogs are utilized at the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
To detect the coronavirus, four dogs are now sniffing samples at the airport.
The new Green Path route planner finds the cycling and walking routes with the least noise and best air quality
The recommendations of the new Green Paths routing tool for the Helsinki Metropolitan Area are based on real-time air quality data and noise...
Venture with Air invites you to search for solutions to air pollution problems in cities
How do you solve the world’s highest ranked environmental risk to health? The University of Helsinki is together with Slush pleased to launch a...
New insights into colorectal cancer: Growth factor R-spondin suppresses tumor growth
Researchers have found a surprising effect of the stem cell-regulating growth factor R-spondin in intestinal cancer. According to the newly...
Why are farts funny?
Gas-based humour is an age-old source of amusement. Flatulence also serves to bond spouses together.
Behind the scenes: What does it look like inside the Main Building during the renovation?
The renovation of the University of Helsinki’s Main Building commenced in summer 2019, with the purpose of ensuring that the facilities meet the...
A computer predicts your thoughts, creating images based on them
By monitoring brain function, computers can be made to imagine what a person is thinking of and present the results as images. The technique can...