Fool´s gold

It is not all that commonly known that minerals may have active properties, which make them interact with their environment. Researchers at Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku in Finland have dev... Läs mera

Can we cure cancer?

According to Cancer Research UK, approximately 14.1 million new cases of cancer were reported worldwide in 2012. Cancer is a global issue that needs to be tackled on several different levels. Text: Nicklas Häg... Läs mera

Targeting cancer stem cells

Drugs that target the unique properties of cancer stem cells can be very effective in preventing the development and spread of cancer. There may be drugs on the market even now that can have an effect if used i... Läs mera

Hitting the resonance frequency

Breaking a glass using your voice is not as easy in reality as on film. It takes a strong singer, a suitable glass and the right circumstances. Text: Nicklas Hägen   THE SCENE is classic: a singer hol... Läs mera

Cognitive f itness

With work putting a bigger strain on the mind than on the body, the demand for cognitive fitness has increased. Meanwhile, the population is rapidly ageing and memory disorders are becoming more common. A new d... Läs mera

“Still not particularly plump”

Text: Nicklas Hägen MANUFACTURED BY the company Mattel, the Barbie doll has been controversial ever since it was launched on the market in March 1956. The main point of criticism is that it represents a distor... Läs mera