Research suggests that the only way to avoid the massive costs associated with the Covid-19 pandemic is through the timely development of a vaccine (and an optimally set lockdown policy until its arrival), or the successful implementation of a TTQ program that can effectively curtail community transmission.
The Covid-19 pandemic has significant effects on legal procedures for resolving disputes. Patricia Shaughnessy, docent in procedural law at Stockholm University, has contributed to a newly published book,” International Arbitration and the COVID-19 Revolution”.
Sea floor sediments of the Arctic Ocean can help scientists understand how permafrost responds to climate warming. A multidisciplinary team from Stockholm University has found evidence of past permafrost thawing during climate warming events at the end of the last ice age. Their findings, published today in Science Advances, caution about what could happen in the near future: That Arctic warming by only a few degrees C may trigger massive permafrost thawing, coastal erosion, and the release of the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) into the atmosphere.
Researchers from DBB have been able to provide functional details about the mitochondrial translation by analyzing mitoribosomes with bound messenger and transfer RNA, and nascent polypeptide. The two studies, published in eLife and Nature Communications, reveal new mitoribosomal components and suggest how the expression of our genetic information is coordinated in mitochondria.
Stockholm University will participate in the Study in Sweden virtual fair to meet students from Southeast Asia who want to study in Sweden. Join us to learn more about Stockholm as a study destination and about Stockholm University!
The first meeting for mentees in the Mentorship Programme 2020-21 will be a workshop held on Zoom. The experiences from the workshop will be further elaborated on in the coming kick-off for the Programme.
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