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Illustrasjonsbilde Join our activities this summer!

Join our activities this summer!

Summer has arrived, and we are happy to welcome you to a season full of lively activities and extended opening hours at MS Polstjerna, the Tromsø Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden, the Polar Museum, and the Arctic University Museum of Norway. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can look forward to. 

Illustrasjonsbilde Luohtevuorkkás – Digital releases from the yoik archives

Luohtevuorkkás – Digital releases from the yoik archives

A new album with Animal Joiks from the museum collections will be released at the Riddu Riđđu Festivála on July 12.

Illustrasjonsbilde Understanding the Evolution of Cell Types: Insights from MicroRNAs and Endothelial Cells

Understanding the Evolution of Cell Types: Insights from MicroRNAs and Endothelial Cells

Animals are composed of many thousands to trillions of cells. But cells are not just cells: all animals are composed of many different types of cells such as nerve or muscle cells. As the evolution went its course, more and more new cell-types appeared, with humans having the highest number.

Where do all these different types of cells come from?