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Fear of reprisals muzzles Swedish police

The consequences of working in a culture of fear can be serious.

New research may explain why some people become alcoholics

Several studies suggest that a brain function related to the handling of emotions and stress may be abnormal in people who are addicted to drink.

1600-year-old evidence of beer brewing in Sweden

And there’s every reason to believe that people in the Nordic countries have been brewing beer much longer than that.

Power to the people - How to make the low-carbon energy transition work

A recent study of two successful energy transitions in Denmark and Germany shows that transparency and community participation are essential to drive the clean energy agenda forward at the local level.

Grasping the nettle: Swedish tax to tackle aviation’s impact on climate

OPINION: The new aviation tax aims to change consumer behavior by taxing one of the fastest growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the world.

Here’s why firefighters don’t get burned out

In spite of encountering stressful situations, firefighters have good coping strategies that keep them healthy and protect them from burnout, a new study shows.

Is it bad to sleep in on the weekends?

A large study suggests that a few extra hours of sleep on the weekend are probably not detrimental to your health.

Fake researcher fabricated finding that HPV vaccine causes cervical cancer

A research article alleging that HPV vaccines can cause cancer has now been withdrawn. "Extremely serious," says Karolinska Institutet.

Can birth control pills make teens depressed?

A Swedish study shows that hormone-based contraceptives are associated with an increased use of antidepressants among young girls.

Evidence uncovered of a 1500-year-old massacre in Sweden

The remains, discovered by researchers, appear to have been left in the same places where they had been slaughtered.