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SciLifeLab is a national center for molecular biosciences with focus on health and environmental research.

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Contrasting sex bias in Neolithic and Bronze Age migrations to Europe

A new study, looking at the sex-specifically inherited X chromosome of prehistoric human remains, shows that hardly any women took part in the extensive migration from the Pontic-Caspian Steppe approximately 5,000 years ago. The study was led by Mattias Jakobsson, Uppsala University/SciLifeLab and was published in PNAS.

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New SciLifeLab fellow focuses on environmental questions

Sari Peura is a new SciLifeLab fellow currently starting up her group at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, in Uppsala. Her research focuses on understanding how in habitats where the food web is sustained by external organic carbon inputs.

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Blooming algea can increase mercury methylation

A study published in Nature Communications shows that the formation of methylmercury in sediment is controlled by the molecular composition of organic matter. Three of the authors are affiliated to SciLifeLab.

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Ny plattformsstruktur 2017

Updated platform structure and launch of five new facilities

Following the evaluation of the SciLifeLab infrastructure in 2016, the SciLifeLab Board decided on the budget for the facilities for 2017-2018. In addition, the platform structure of the center has been reorganized as shown at Technologies & Services.

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