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Mapping reveals 110 genes that increase the risk of MS

Researchers have mapped genetic variations associated with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) and myasthenia gravis (MG). This may help improve methods of treatment.

Controlling PCs and tablets with hand movements

With ultrasound scientists want to develop touch-free mobile phones and tablets.

Larger logging trucks give less CO2 emissions

The forest production chain’s emissions of greenhouse gases are very low. Most of these are CO2 emissions from on-road timber transport.

The terrorist's compendium reveals the logic behind anti-feminism

Breivik's compendium puts into system the philosophy behind the misogyny in online comments, claims researcher.

Salsa nationalism lives in Cuba

Cuban nationalism amplified by patriotic salsa rhythms replaced Marxist ideology when the Soviet Union collapsed and the Russians went home.

Female criminals more interesting than women's suffrage

An in-depth look into Norwegian newspapers from 1913 shows that most of the stories about women involved female criminals. The fact that women’s suffrage was introduced in Norway went unnoticed.

Mum and dad least equal at christmas

The greatest gender differences occur during Christmas preparations. There will be no magical Christmas without mum's efforts.

Cancer-patient relatives need hope

Hope is essential for supporting relatives of cancer patients in their role as caregivers.

Robot picks out wheels as fast as blueberries

The robot effortlessly picks up one castor after another from the pile in the box and puts them into the channel. No matter how the wheels are lying, the robot manages to get an exact grip.

Vitamin substance suppresses inflammation

Some forms of inflammation may result in serious illness in the body. However, a substance derived from vitamin A appears to be capable of suppressing inflammatory responses.
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