Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
What happens under the ice in Antarctica?
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The majority of all information gathered in the world is currently stored on magnetic media. But the volume of data continues to grow at a frantic rate, and today’s technology may soon be obsolete. A new and deeper understanding of magnetic phenomena is needed to create scope for next generation IT.
Wallenberg Academy Fellow Charles Melnyk intends to be the first to identify the biological mechanisms behind successful grafting.
Wallenberg Scholar Lars Berglund and his research team are using nanotechnology to develop materials from wood and cellulose with completely new properties.
A tendency to walk on tiptoe, repetitive gesticulation, nail-biting or banging of the head against a wall may be signs of a hereditary autism spectrum disorder. Emanuela Santini is studying the genes that control the symptoms, and is hoping to find an effective therapy.