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  • Four new honorary doctors at Karolinska Institutet

    25/03/2014

    The Board of the Research at Karolinska Institutet has appointed four new honorary doctors, who will be conferred at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall on 23 May 2014. Every year, Karolinska Institutet confers honorary doctorates to individuals who have made significant scientific achievements, vital contributions to the university or to humanity in general. Anders […]

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  • New approach makes cancer cells explode

    21/03/2014

    Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University have discovered that a substance called Vacquinol-1 makes cells from glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain tumour, literally explode. When mice were given the substance, which can be given in tablet form, tumour growth was reversed and survival was prolonged. The findings are published in the journal […]

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  • New approach makes cancer cells explode

    21/03/2014

    Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that a substance called Vacquinol-1 makes cells from glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain tumour, literally explode. When mice were given the substance, which can be given in tablet form, tumour growth was reversed and survival was prolonged. The findings are published in the journal Cell . The […]

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  • Research that makes us laugh and think

    18/03/2014

    How can you improve archeological research by swallowing a shrew? And why do mice survive longer after a heart transplant if they listen to opera? On Thursday 27 March media is welcome to hear some of the IgNobel laureates talk about their research. Also attending will be the father of the prize, Marc Abrahams, editor-in-chief […]

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