Predators bite on the equator – researchers capture a global pattern in plasticine
University of Helsinki researchers have led an international cooperation project revealing the rates of predation from the polar regions to the...
Nanotechnology makes cleaning contaminated sites quicker and cheaper
New nanotech materials could be used to treat chemical-contaminated soils on the spot instead of transporting the soil elsewhere.
International LUMA StarT Award 2017 nominees: vote for your favourite!
The International LUMA StarT Awards will be awarded for the first time on 23.5.2017 at the University of Helsinki. StarT is organized by LUMA...
Story of silver birch from genomic big data
Researchers at University of Helsinki, Finland and University at Buffalo, USA have analyzed the evolutionary history of silver birch using big...
Irma Thesleff to become foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences
Academician Irma Thesleff has been chosen as a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in the United States. This honour is...
Research with impact requires good infrastructures
High-quality research and teaching require investments in research equipment and environments. HiLIFE combines University campuses’ life science...
Barley genome sequenced: a story of malting genes and vulnerable diversity
A ten-nation consortium has reported the first high-quality reference genome sequence of barley. Around the world, barley is an important cereal...
Chronological methods reveal connection between population and the advance of farming
A recently published study indicates that unlike the rest of Europe, Finland was slow to adopt farming. This has been established through...