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Factory waste becomes biogas

At the BillerudKorsnäs works in Frövi and Rockhammar, trials are currently underway to make use of the organic material in waste streams to produce biogas. For the plant, this would mean dramatic reductions in electricity costs and reduced carbon dioxide emissions.

 

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Nobel light saves energy

Thanks to this year’s Nobel Prize winners in Physics we now have low energy, cheap and bright lamps that can, for example, be run on solar cells. And at Linköping University world-leading research is being carried out on blue LEDs – in close collaboration with two of the prize winners.

 

 

 

 


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Trauma can cause diabetes in children

Divorce, death, a new sibling or other life crises can triple the risk of children developing type 1 diabetes. For children with a predisposition to diabetes, the risk may be 12 times higher. All according to a recent study from Linköping University.

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Genes determine if dog seeks help

Faced with a difficult problem, a dog will often seek help from its owner. Researchers at Linköping University have shown that this behaviour is not learned but is partially congenital.

Marie Curie

Owning your science

Marie Curie was a huge celebrity during her lifetime and is still regarded as one of history's most inspiring female scientists. In a new book, Eva Hemmungs Wirtén details the emergence of Marie Curie –the icon and the brand – and the interests that keep her on top.

 

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