Throughout Earth’s history volcanoes have played a central role in the planet’s complex evolution. Continents formed from fire and smoke, along with natural commodities such as iron ore, gold and silver. Wallenberg Academy Fellow Steffi Burchardt is studying extinct volcanoes, and the finds she is making in their hidden depths provide valuable insights.
Wallenberg Academy Fellow Charles Melnyk intends to be the first to identify the biological mechanisms behind successful grafting.
In Lund researchers are creating new materials possessing properties that no one has ever seen before.
Solar UV radiation is all around us. It damages DNA in living cells, but they usually repair themselves. Wallenberg Academy Fellow Björn Burmann intends to find out how. This may ultimately lead to better cancer therapies and new antibiotics.