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News, 1/17/2017

Finnish scientists: Pine-bud bacteria may help cure humans

Photo: University of Oulu

It’s 4:30 am, and Janne Koskimäki is still working on through the night, alone in his lab at the University of Oulu, where he’s spent most of the last fortnight. Suddenly the sound of raucous and infectious laughter comes from the radio, when the DJ plays a comedy song by the Finnish artist Vesa-Matti Loiri. The cackling laughter distracts Koskimäki from his endeavours, and he realises how late it is.

“It was quite an absurd situation, and it really made me wonder whether there was any sense in what we were doing,” Koskinen recalls, remembering how long and hard he worked on his research, which has now been completed.

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Updated 1/17/2017

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