Volume 2 Number 1
A hairy story
On your head, you have about 80000 snapshots of your past. Every single hair strand is a storage facility for drugs, medications, nicotine, and even some of the alcohol you have used. Read the article
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What are stem cells?
Cecilia Bull, Peter Eriksosn och Mathilda Zetterström
Stem cells - their origin and capacity, with emphasis on neuronal stem cells. Read the article
Orange warpFunctional Foods for improved digestive health
R.A Rastall och G.R. Gibson
Developments in colonic functional foods for improved digestive health . Read the article
underwaterExploring the life in the ocean: how do we know what is there?
Peter J. Herring
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The frog prince
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The variety of life
Colin Tudge (2000)
Review by Per Sundberg: There are around 1.7 million species known to science, although nobody knows for sure. Everybody agrees, however, that it is a gross underestimate and some biologists estimate that the number of living species is probably nearer 8 millions.
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Messengers of the brain
Arvid Carlsson och Lena Carlsson
(2001) ISBN: 91 44 017030
Review by Krister Kristensson: Psychopharmacological drugs are often used, but sometimes emotionally tinged words in public debates. A book, which in an easy and clear way describes what today is known about the working mechanisms of these drugs, fills an important need.
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Cloning of a plant
Claudia Girnth och Anne Heister
Culturing African violets using the callus method Plant tissue culture is an important technique in modern plant biotechnology.
To the protocol
Margareta Wallin, Torgny Bohlin och Lars-Johan Erkell
How to use sweets to illustrate scientific methodology, statistical methods and scientific misconduct