A new study shows that 87 genes have been affected by deletions or short insertions during the course of the mammoth’s evolution. The researchers note that their findings have implications for international efforts to resurrect extinct species, including the woolly mammoth. The study was published in the journal iScience by researchers at the Centre for Palaeogenetics in Stockholm, a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Swedish Museum of Natural History.
Every year, the Spanish association Adepi recognises individuals who have done outstanding work in the defence and development of intellectual property rights. This year, the award goes to Eleonora Rosati, Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Stockholm University.
Stockholm University ranks first in the Nordic region and third in Europe in terms of the number of start-up companies in the tech industry – so-called “unicorns” – that were started by former students.
Researchers at the forefront of efforts to restore the UK’s coastal seagrass meadows say the remarkable plant’s contribution to the most important to-do list in the history of humankind should be reassessed. One of the researchers is PhD candidate Benjamin Jones at Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences (DEEP) that recently was co-author on a scientific paper adressing the issue.