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Sweden thinks it can save the world in Paris – can it?

OPINION: Sweden believes its domestic policies are breaking the link between carbon emissions and economic growth. But can it persuade the rest of the world to adopt similar policies?

How do we receive unaccompanied asylum-seeking kids?

The guidelines can collide with reality, fear Swedish researchers.

Single treatment with antibiotics wreaks havoc on your gut bacteria

Antibiotics have a hard time with multiresistant bacteria, but will easily kill off the healthy bacteria in your gut.

Why interval training can lead to better conditioning

And why not everyone gets the same amount of benefit from a hard workout.

Phobias flourish among the elderly

One in ten old people might expect to have a phobia which is serious enough to be diagnosed as a mental issue, according to Swedish research.

Milk and your health: The jury is still out

Largest study of its kind gives no conclusive answer to the question of whether milk increases the risk of cancer, heart disease, or premature death.

Iron could help make cheaper solar panels

Scientists have developed a new iron compound that could be used in future solar panels, and make them cheaper, lighter, and smaller.

Building the best police force

Recruiters should consider personality over problem solving when looking for top police officer candidates, a Swedish study suggests.

2014 was a record year for conflicts

Last year was probably the most violent one since the end of the Cold War.

Granny’s cigs can cause grandchild’s asthma

A Swedish study indicates that the risk of childhood asthma increases if a child’s maternal grandmother smoked while pregnant.