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Migration, Ethnicity and Society, Foto Nedzad Mesic.


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Dog with a packet of sausages in her mouth

The underrated dog

The cognitive abilities of dogs takes even researchers by surprise. This fall Per Jensen, professor of ethology at LiU, is coming out with yet another book about dogs’ behaviour.

 

Agroetanol at Händelö outside Norrköping

Sustainability requires interdisciplinary science

Linköping University continues to work across boundaries. Six new professorships that drive world-leading sustainability research are the target for the research network “LiU Sustainable”.

 

 

 


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Defective gene renders diarrhoea vaccine ineffective

Every year rotavirus causes half a million diarrhoea-related deaths amongst children in developing countries. Existing vaccines provide poor protection. The reason could be a widespread genetic resistance amongst children, according to virologists at Linköping University.

Genetic clock regulates brain development

The construction of the brain from the embryo stage is regulated by a genetic timepiece in the stem cells. This discovery by researchers at Linköping University may have great significance for developing safe and effective methods of repairing brain and spinal cord injuries.

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Sports injuries researched in a new centre

Two or three injuries per season – that is standard for an average athlete. The consequence can be life-long suffering. Linköping University now has a research centre devoted to this issue.

 

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Last updated: 2014-09-19