Tuesday Mar 4
Not even freezing cold stops alien species in high altitudes
They hitchhike with us under the soles of our shoes and muddy car tires. Harsh and cold climates do not seem to stop alien plants from establishing themselves in high altitudes, where they now successfully penetrate the alpine vegetation, according to a study at Umea University in Sweden and the University of Antwerp, Netherlands.
A slice of Riga: Join Latvia's year-long arty party
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Nucleic Acids Research
Phylogeny of Cas9 determines functional exchangeability of dual-RNA...
The DNA-targeting mechanism of the type II CRISPR-Cas system involves maturation of tracrRNA:crRNA duplex , which directs Cas9 to cleave invading DNA in a sequence-specific manner, dependent on the presence of a Protospacer Adjacent Motif on the target.
How Stuff Works
Concrete-Eating Robot Recycles Buildings
Building demolition demands a lot of heavy machinery to crush concrete and separate valuable materials for reuse.
Paleo diet beats low-fat diet for weight loss and diabetes in new Swedish study
A new study shows the low-carb Paleo diet is more effective for producing weight loss, melting belly fat, and controlling diabetes than a low-fat diet, the National Post reported Feb. 20. The research was conducted by scientists at Umea University in Sweden and published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition .
Reindeer Counteract Effects Of Climate Warming
One of the consequences of a warmer climate can be that lowland and southern plants migrate higher up in the mountains.
Clas Ohlson opens store in Mylly Shopping Centre, Raisio, Finland
Clas Ohlson has signed a contract regarding a new store in Mylly Shopping Centre, Raisio, Finland, 7 kilometres northwest from the city centre of Turku.
Indian ambassador Her Excellency Banashri Bose Harrison in HUMlab-X
The Ambassador was very interested in HUMlab and the Digital Industry of the Umea-Region.
Teens' poor breakfast choices predict later health problems
Teenagers who didn't eat a good breakfast were more likely to be obese and have elevated blood sugar in middle age, a new study shows.