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Birch leaves as raw material for the production of organic semiconductors

28 November, 2023 - Umeå universitet

Today, petrochemical compounds and rare metals are usually used to produce semiconductors for optoelectronics, such as organic LEDs for super-thin TV and mobile phone screens. By pressure-cooking birch leaves picked on the Umeå University campus, the scientists behind this study produced carbon particles that can be used as raw material for organic semiconductors.

Genes influence whether infants prefer to look at faces or non-social objects

27 November, 2023 - Uppsala universitet

Whether infants at five months of age look mostly at faces or non-social objects such as cars or mobile phones is largely determined by genes. This has now been demonstrated by researchers at Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet. The findings suggest that there is a biological basis for how infants create their unique visual experiences and which things they learn most about.

Significantly lower risk of Post-COVID Condition among vaccinated people

23 November, 2023 - Göteborgs universitet

People who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 have a significantly lower risk of being diagnosed with Post-COVID Condition after COVID-19 infection, according to a study at the University of Gothenburg. The researchers emphasize the importance of vaccination to reduce human suffering and pressure on healthcare services. The study, published in the journal BMJ, includes all […]

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