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The Church is still popular

Despite decline in numbers of worshippers and increased secularisation the church is still valued and appreciated as an institution which protects and preserves common values in the public sphere. This has been shown by sociologist ...

dateOct 07, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Scandinavians are descended from Stone Age immigrants

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today's Scandinavians are not descended from the people who came to Scandinavia at the conclusion of the last ice age but, apparently, from a population that arrived later, concurrently with the introduction ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in Evolution
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Good males are bad fathers

Contrary to predictions, males of high genetic quality are not very successful when it comes to fertilizing eggs. A new study on seed beetles by Swedish and Danish scientists Göran Arnqvist and Trine Bilde shows that when ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Antibiotics-resistant gulls worry scientists

The resistance pattern for antibiotics in gulls is the same as in humans, and a new study by Uppsala University researchers shows that nearly half of Mediterranean gulls in southern France have some form of resistance to ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Medications
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