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How science can help cities prepare for attacks on metro systems

OPINION: Whatever preparations metro authorities make for disasters, they can consider their passengers to be part of their solution. They need to design the tunnel environment for the people, not the people for the environment.

How breast milk could help prevent the antibiotic apocalypse

OPINION: A Professor from Lund University explains how breast milk can be used to treat antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Why we should use these bacteria in fertilizers

OPINION: A certain type of bacteria can reduce emissions as well as help food production. Scientist Kedir Woliy Jillo explains how.

To tackle the post-truth world, science must reform itself

OPINION: In the scientific elite's continuous pursuit of funding, scientists reinforce the ruling nexus of politics and finance, oblivious to the evident cracks in the system.

Brazil: A country without a language

OPINION: Brazilians speak Portuguese. But do they really?

Science wars in the age of Donald Trump

OPINION: If Brexit signified the end of facts, what does the election of Donald Trump tell us?

Should genetically modified organisms be part of our conservation efforts?

OPINION: Should the Seed vault on Svalbard collect and preserve GMO-seeds?

Why Donald Trump is winning over many American Hindus

OPINION: One strange US election fact is becoming clear: Donald Trump has become the favoured presidential candidate of some American Hindus. How and why are more complex questions.

Has Shabaab been weakened for good?

OPINION: The answer is 'yes' and 'no', according to Norwegian researcher.

OPINION: Increasing border security fences are a lethal problem for wildlife

Wire fences and walls along country boarders are a huge problem for wildlife. Animals die after getting entangled in the wires and many species are cut off from important seasonal habitats. This situation forces a re-think of conservation strategies across borders, says researcher.