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NEWS

A new weapon in the fight against skeletal muscle wasting

A hormone builiding muscle mass can be vital in helping the aged, cancer patients and the obese, new research from the University of Bergen shows.

BIOLOGY

The professor who changed his branch of science

Despite being Professor Emeritus, John Birks has no plans of slowing down. He hopes to continue his research activities for many years.

RESEARCH | BIOLOGY

Mapping the world for climate sensitivity

By using information gathered by satellites, a group of biologists have developed a new method for measuring ecosystem sensitivity to climate variability.

Education

Biology students participating in global experiment

The goal is to understand how the ecosystems on Earth will be affected by a future climate distinguished by more extreme weather.

News

Professor John Birks receives EU supergrant

John Birks is Principal Investigator in the project HOPE, which aims to discover the impact prehistoric people had on the biosphere. The project is made possible by the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant.

BIO's vision

BIO aims to produce fundamental and pioneering knowledge of the origin of life, its development, processes and systems, and help solve major global challenges.

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