What is Intelligence? The morning panel covered this and I found it rather interesting I had never really considered it before. I mean intelligence is more than just knowledge, it is our ability to think and understand, but it is more than that, because when we are very young we are intelligent but our ability… Read More Nobel Week Dialogue – Part 2
The Nobel week is an exciting week at the Karolinska Institute. It is filled with parties, camera crews, lectures, and the entire campus is a buzz. However, outside of campus, there is the Nobel Week Dialogue. The Nobel week Dialogue hosted it’s fourth annual event this year hosted by the beautiful city of Göteborg. The… Read More Nobel Week Dialogue – Part 1
Last week, the United States celebrated Thanksgiving. For me, this reminds me of hours in the car driving to my great-grandmother’s home in the middle of nowhere. Running around in the surrounding woods with my sister. Followed by eating huge quantities of food and falling asleep on the sofa / floor in a food coma.… Read More Celebrating traditions abroad, the more the merrier
Hello All! This week has been really busy with BUS. BUS is the Biomedicine Utbildning Sektionen (if i spelled that right?), which means the Biomedicine Education Section. We are a part of the student union which represents the students in Biomedicine, Toxicology, and Bioentrepreneurship. I was elected the section president this year, which has been… Read More An international week with BUS
Hello Everyone! Halloween is by far my favorite holiday of the year. It started with this romantic tale. Many many years ago, in a land far far away, there were two people who barely knew each other. She sold flowers and he was a divorced man that loved ripped jeans and Halloween. They had met… Read More Happy Halloween!
Hey Everyone! Friday was our mid-term exam in our current course Infection and Immunity. I felt like this “half” time was a great point to talk about how the course is going. This is the first course of the second year Biomedicine Bachelor’s program. It covers the immune system, as well as Virology, Bacteriology, and… Read More Infection and Immunity
Half the fun of moving across the world is all the new experiences. And while fish pedicures are available back home I never tried one until a few days ago. The idea behind a fish pedicure is that you stick your clean bare feet in a tank with toothless doctor fish, and they eat the… Read More Fish Pedicure in the city
Hey All, I wanted to share with you some of the majestic beauty of Sweden. Sweden is a largely empty country, with a handful of world class cities. I spend a lot of my spare time in a very small mid-Swedish community, and wanted to share some of the summer beauty that surrounds me while… Read More The Swedish Countryside: As beautiful as it sounds.
Hi everyone, To those of you living in Sweden already or those of you familiar with the culture, you know that Cinnamon Buns are THE baked good. This recipe comes from my husband’s grandmother, so it is the real deal. This is one of many many variations on the Swedish cinnamon bun. The Ingredients Ingredienser… Read More Swedish Baking: Cinnamon Buns
Hey Guys! I got back a few days ago from the USA, my home country. I had not been in TWO YEARS. It was so wonderful to see my family and friends.Even though I lived in the US the first 19 years of my life, there is still a ton I have not tried yet.… Read More Back from America!