University of Helsinki researchers developed a sequence analysis pipeline for virus discovery
A novel bioinformatics pipeline identifies both previously known and novel viruses.
The risk of dyslexia can already be detected in the infant’s brain - brain research provides ways to identify dyslexia risk early
Dyslexia might be caused by atypical language development, such as problems in speech discrimination. These challenges can already be detected...
Pronouns matter – Pronoun use conveys inclusivity
In her doctoral dissertation, Laura Hekanaho investigates attitudes towards English third person singular pronouns. The use of pronouns is very...
AI predicts which drug combinations kill cancer cells
A machine learning model developed in Finland can help us treat cancer more effectively.
Pilvi Torsti, docent in political history, named docent of the year 2020 by the University of Helsinki Docent Association
According to the board of the Docent Association, Pilvi Torsti has, through her actions, prominently exemplified the value and significance of...
Professor Emeritus Kari Alitalo receives honorary title of Academician of Science
Research Director, Professor Emeritus Kari Alitalo has been conferred the honorary title of Academician of Science.
Aalto-Helsinki student team awarded gold medal in iGEM 2020 Giant Jamboree
This year, 256 teams and almost 5 000 students from universities all around the globe participated in the competition.
The Ethics of AI online course urges us to consider what technology should be used for
The new Ethics of AI course helps public administration, businesses and the general public understand what the ethical use of artificial...