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Ancient ring brings Vikings and Islamic civilizations closer together

Ring with Arabic inscriptions found in Swedish Viking grave.

Sweden’s view of what makes ideal parents

The ideal parents see children as bringing meaning to their lives.

Teachers gain health by gaining knowledge

The health of educators is affected by how much they learn at the schools where they teach.

Much less allergy in families who do the dishes by hand

A simple dish brush appears to be a great weapon against allergy development. Children in households that don’t use dishwashers are much less prone to be allergenic.

They use dating services but remain single

Some single persons are not really out to find a partner for life when they use online dating sites and go to get-togethers for singles.

Saving children by finding the worst malignant tumours

Swedish scientists think they have found a way to help child cancer patients by discerning between the more malignant tumours and ones that are less immediately threatening.

Why grandpa doesn’t want a smart phone

Researchers who interviewed old people in Norrköping, Sweden, don’t think a reluctance to buy new gadgets like a smart phone actually has much to do with telephony per se.

Scientists catalogue all human proteins

New protein catalogue will be key instrument in the development of new types of medicine.

Poor work environment linked to heart troubles

Men who recently experienced a heart attack think their work environment contributed to their cardiovascular problems.

Body sensor reacts to chili and chilly

One of the body’s cold sensors reacts as well to frigid air as to a hot chili pepper.