Intuition is a huge asset for people wanting to navigate their way around the world of mathematics. That, at any rate, is the opinion of Georgios Dimitroglou Rizell, researcher in mathematics at Uppsala University. As a Wallenberg Academy Fellow, he is tackling further development of symplectic geometry, a hot topic nowadays, with close links to physics and string theory.
Researchers in Linköping are homing in on borides.
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Sten Linnarsson and his team want to understand why certain cells specialize in certain functions in specific organs.
Impaired autophagy impacts a number of diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS, as well as the ageing process. Autophagy is the cell’s cleaning squad. Its purpose is to clear detritus in the form of harmful molecules that can lead to mutations and aggregation of amyloids – protein clumps – which play a part in many diseases.