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Student Jan from Germany contributing to research on cardiovascular disease: “Have gained new perspectives”
Since early November, biomedical student Jan Bobrowski from Germany have worked alongside researchers at Örebro University’s Cardiovascular Research Centre to identify new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease.
Exposure to chemical mixtures during pregnancy linked to language delay
Mixtures of chemicals entail a higher risk for women to have children with delayed language development, as shown in a study published in Science. “The system currently in use for evaluating risks is not sufficient,” says Åke Bergman.
Investigates the role of cells in the development of heart diseases
High blood pressure and diabetes damage cells in our blood vessels, which can lead to heart attack and stroke. Can the blocking of two proteins prevent this? That is something the Örebro researcher Mulugeta Zegeye is intending to find out.
New AI method makes self-driving vehicles better drivers
A cyclist drops out of sight for a few seconds behind a car – a not-so-uncommon traffic situation for us humans. But for a self-driving vehicle, the cyclist ceases to exist. “We have succeeded in developing a new way for self-driving vehicles to...
Researchers investigating how AI affects the labour market
Artificial Intelligence (AI) affects the labour market. Researchers at Örebro University will now find out how. “This knowledge is necessary to make correct decisions in the future,” says Magnus Lodefalk, researcher in economics.