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Average Swedes can do as well as financial experts

Some investors could be making poor choices because of their earlier successes.

The aroma of chocolate chip cookies boosts coffee sales

Good smells can heighten your cues to buy coffee or sweet rolls, according to Swedish researchers.

A small fly is a super pollinator in the Arctic

VIDEO: An international research group has found that a small cousin of the housefly is responsible for much of the plant pollination in the Arctic.

This is what Alzheimer’s looks like

Swedish researchers seem to have proved that brain scans really can reveal Alzheimer’s disease.

Humans and dogs: Is our friendship genetic?

Swedish researchers have discovered the genes that make dogs man’s best friend.

Your period makes you train more effectively

Women can build more muscle if they engage in intensive strength training early in their menstrual cycle, according to a Swedish study.

Swedes uncover rich Cypriot graves

Here are gold necklaces, pearls and earrings as well as several hundred handsome ceramic vessels from the Bronze Age. The discovery testifies to a city which traded with much of its contemporary world.

When almost all Asperger’s symptoms disappear

Swedish researchers followed a group of boys with Asperger syndrome over 20 years. Their lives took different directions. Just over one-fifth of these boys grew out of most of their symptoms.

Sex education is failing young people

A new study of sex education around the world shows that teenagers feel embarrassed, teachers are ill-prepared, and the course content is outdated and stereotyped.

Do some people drink too much because of changes in the brain?

Scientists believe they have found a reason why some people find it impossible to resist the craving for alcohol. “This finding may be a solid piece in a huge puzzle,” says a Norwegian researcher.