Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Research at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Test-tube with plants. Photo: Viktor Wrange

Animals, plants and people - SLU has a solid basis of research, aiming for a sustainable development in Sweden as well as internationally.

A great deal of all biological research in Sweden is conducted at SLU.

Research ranges from cultivation technique, rural development, animal and human health to biotechnology and functional genomics.

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News

2014-10-09 -  Making window glass visible – but only to birds
Ultraviolet patterns can make window glass visible to birds, thus preventing fatal collisions. However, it has now been shown that such windows are not likely to work for all species, but only for birds...
2014-10-02 -  SLU still among the 275 best
SLU sits in the group 251-275 in the recent Times Higher Education (THE) annual ranking list.
2014-08-12 -  Why White Dogs are White
About half of all dogs show some form of white spotting which can range from a few white marks in the Bernese mountain dog to extreme white coat color in Dalmatians and white boxer. But why have dogs so...
2014-08-06 -  How Spiders Spin Silk
Spider silk is an impressive material: Light weight and stretchy yet stronger than steel. Silk proteins, called spidroins, rapidly convert from a soluble form to solid fibers at ambient temperatures and...

Research excellence

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Popular science

Juniperus. Photo: Nora Adelsköld


Page updated: 2014-10-20. Page editor: nora.adelskold@slu.se

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