A new study finds that glyphosate residue in manure fertilizer decreases the growth of strawberry and meadow fescue as well as runner production of strawberry. Docent Marjo Helander’s Academy of Finland funded project studies the effects of glyphosate on non-target organisms.
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A recent study from Finland reports that a protein kinase called LRRK2 is hyperactive in skin samples from Parkinson’s disease patients which leads to a decrease in protein synthesis. This new finding could help in the development of new treatments for Parkinson’s disease.
University’s new Associate Professor of Battery Technology Pekka Peljo has received the European Research Council’s ERC Starting Grant. The five-year grant will enable top-level research in materials engineering.
Researchers at the University of Turku, Finland, have developed a test for ovarian cancer detection with a sensitivity 4.5 times higher than that of the conventional laboratory test. The simple lateral flow test is based on rapid detection of abnormal sugar structures directly from the blood sample.
A person has been confirmed to have a coronavirus infection at Turun normaalikoulu lower secondary school at Varissuo.
Gut microbiota Not Involved in the Incidence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – But Gut Microbiota May Be Modulated by Fish Oil And Probiotics
Consuming the combination of fish oil and probiotic food supplements modulate the composition of gut microbiota in overweight and obese pregnant women, reveals a new study conducted at the University of Turku, Finland. The same study shows that gut microbiota composition and function is not related to gestational diabetes.
The online lecture series “Erno Lehtinen Online Colloquium” ELOC will begin this October 7 at the University of Turku. The interactive lecture series celebrates the 70th birthday of Professor of Education Erno Lehtinen and his decades-long exemplary research career.
There are nearly fifty open vacancies for fixed-term doctoral candidate positions at the University of Turku from 1 January 2021 onwards. The call for applications is open 1–18 September 2020. The University of Turku Graduate School has opened funded positions for application each autumn since 2013.
University of Turku Led Consortium Receives Major Research Funding for Artificial Intelligence Governance and Auditing
A University of Turku led consortium has received two-year research funding from Business Finland to study and develop governance mechanisms for artificial intelligence (AI). The total budget of the industry-academia consortium is ca. 4.5 million euros.
Despite the increasing numbers of wind turbines, their impacts on the environment are poorly known. A new study published by researchers in Finland focuses on wind turbines in the Baltic Sea region and their impact on bats and their migration.