Light can be utilized to control gene function
Light can be used as an accurate method to control gene expression, shows groundbreaking optogenetics study by University of Colorado, Duke...
3D printing for more efficient research
With the help of some designing, a few grams of plastic filament and a 3D printer, Faculty of Pharmacy researchers made a unique device for...
HiLIFE attracts top-level researchers to Finland
A new research institute, HiLIFE, at the University of Helsinki attracts top-level scientists in the competitive life science area.
Premature cell differentiation leads to disorders in pancreatic development
University of Helsinki researchers have uncovered a mechanism through which a mutation in the STAT3 gene leads to a disorder in the development...
Religiosity does not increase the risk of anorexia nervosa
Religiosity has been associated with various forms of fasting and self-starvation for thousands of years. Many believe that extreme religiosity...
University of Helsinki, HUS, GlaxoSmithKline conclude framework cooperation agreement
With the now concluded framework agreement, the University of Helsinki and the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) launch extensive...
Negative sounds emphasized in burned-out brains
Burnout can be seen in neural responses, states the recent doctoral dissertation by Laura Sokka from the University of Helsinki.
Virtual reality to prevent cognitive decline
Ping Jiang and her Helsinki Challenge semifinalist team Senior Cognitive Booster want to increase the cognitive abilities of elderly people with...