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News from Rosetta: Mysterious holes help unlock secrets of the universe

Mysterious holes on the surface of comet 67P are photographed in unprecedented detail, helping to unlock the history of the solar system.

Conserving rare bees has ethical merit but little economic value

Most wild bee species do not pollinate crops and offer little economic return; scientists suggest other reasons to conserve them

Is the UN too slow to tackle climate change?

Most government and NGO negotiators want UN-led initiatives to tackle climate change but support for smaller initiatives is growing.

Want to know your risk of dying in the next five years? Take the Ubble age test

OPINION: Scientists create website that allows you to calculate your five-year risk of dying.

Isolated people in Sweden only stopped using runes 100 years ago

In a remote part of Sweden they used runes until just a hundred years ago. The people in the area also speak their own language: Elfdalian.

Fight on to preserve Elfdalian, Sweden's lost forest language

OPINION: Secret language has preserved linguistic features that are to be found nowhere else in Scandinavia.

Obesity during pregnancy puts children at risk of developing diabetes

New study links obesity in the early stages of pregnancy with an increased risk of type 1 diabetes in children.

Towards an invisible and confident body

Researchers think an experiment which produces the sensation of having an invisible body might be helpful in treatment of social anxiety.

Ancient ring brings Vikings and Islamic civilizations closer together

Ring with Arabic inscriptions found in Swedish Viking grave.