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Torbjörn Åkerstedt

Night work increases the risk of breast cancer

Women who work night has an increased risk of developing breast cancer. This is confirmed in a new study by professor Torbjörn Åkerstedt

Norra länken

Almost time to open Norra länken

After years of redirected traffic, relocated bus stops, and temporary paths for cyclists and pedestrians, construction of the “Norra länken” traffic route is almost complete.

Jonas Olofsson

An "interface" between smell and language in the brain has been discovered

Scientists have discovered which parts of the brain that enables us to recognize smells. Using brain imaging technology, an "interface" between brain regions responsible for smell and language was identified. The findings are published in the Journal of Neuroscience, and might be helpful in the development of smell tests to detect dementia.