Uppsala University

Primordial fish had rudimentary fingers

Tetrapods, the first four-legged land animals, are regarded as the first organisms that had fingers and toes. Now researchers at Uppsala University can show that this is wrong. Using medical x-rays, they found rudiments ...

Sep 22, 2008 4.5 / 5 (17) 6

The genetics of the white horse unraveled

The white horse is an icon for dignity which has had a huge impact on human culture across the world. An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University has now identified the mutation causing this spectacular ...

Jul 20, 2008 4.6 / 5 (13) 2

Why rebel groups attack civilians

In civil war, rebel groups often target civilians despite the fact that their actual target is the government and that they are often dependent on the support of the civilian groups they attack. This may seem illogical, but ...

May 29, 2008 4.2 / 5 (10) 1