The King of Infotainment – Interview with Jesper Rönndahl

Jesper Rönndahl Turns Science into Stand-up Story by Johanna Tauriainen   / Photos by Martin Kjellberg   We meet up with Jesper Rönndahl in a photo-studio in a basement in Vasastan on a chilly February evening. He is tired, but cheerful, it has been an eventful week. Not only did he win this year’s edition of the Swedish TV quiz ...

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The Fighter – An Inspiring Interview with Nadja Casadei

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” by Filippa Grönqvist and Vera Berg / Photos by Martin Kjellberg The athlete that added another category of sports to her seven. By winning the fight against cancer she once again proved to herself and the world what one can accomplish with a determined mind-set. Eight months have passed since her last treatment ...

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Navigating the complexities of the brain

Interview with Edvard Moser – the 2014 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine Story: Iskra Pollak Dorocic   /  Infographics: Jakub Lewicki As Edvard Moser stepped off the plane from Trondheim – blissfully unaware that the 150 emails and 75 text messages on his phone were a sign that this day would be like no other – he was ...

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Shortening Telomeres Gracefully

Interview with Elizabeth Blackburn – Professor of Biology and Physiology and a Nobel laureate by Halima Hassan   The Nobel Week Dialogue is an annual event that takes place in Stockholm where previous Nobel laureates are invited to discuss a particular theme. This year’s event was focusing on aging and attendees included Professor Elizabeth Blackburn. Blackburn won the 2009 Nobel ...

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The Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

Facts, numbers, present challenges and predictions. In which direction is the Ebola epidemic going? Text: Iskra Pollak Dorocic & Sergio Scro Petualang  Infographics: Jakub Lewicki   It’s impossible to not have heard of the ongoing and unprecedented Ebola epidemic in West Africa, with its steady escalation and horrifyingly high death count over the past six months. Every day there are ...

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A Space Odyssey

”And then you look at the Earth when you have a moment. That usually takes up a lot of the free time.” Christer Fuglesang, docent in particle physics and Sweden’s first astronaut, describes his time in space as an amazing experience, especially the view over Earth. He continues: “The weightlessness and the spacewalks were also really special.” After two space ...

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