Surprising pattern in bacterial evolution
Rather than mutations in core genes, the frequency of accessory genes in bacterial populations regulates the reproductive capacity of bacteria...
A candidate genetic factor for the effects of prenatal alcohol exposure has been found
Researchers at the University of Helsinki have found a genetic variation, which associates with the damage caused by maternal alcohol...
Compassion and social support help with stress management
If prolonged, stress may become chronic and change the biological and physiological functions of the body.
Terkko Health Hub builds bridges between research and business
New hub of health and life sciences on the Meilahti Campus provides help with networking and processing ideas.
Enzyme found to be vital for the brain’s dopaminergic neurons
An enzyme that plays an important role in regulating gene expression has been found to be vital for the dopaminergic neurons in the brains of...
The new professor knows how to turn cells into therapy
The newly appointed professor of cell therapy and transfusion medicine, Kim Vettenranta, treats children whose only hope is a stem cell...
The POCKit pocket laboratory received the Impact Prize acknowledgement of the MEPs
The Helsinki Challenge finalist teams presented Finnish science innovations in Brussels and met with EU decision-makers.
Life science faculties and HiLIFE take science to Slush
Slush Y Science brings together all those who are enthusiastic about science, business, and the future.