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The male dominance in diplomacy is changing

In August, the Swedish government appointed Karin Olofsdotter as new Swedish ambassador to the United States. The appointment is of historical importance, since Olofsdotter is the first Swedish woman to hold the position. ...

dateOct 25, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Female fish like males who sing

Noisier seas seem to hamper fish reproduction. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg shows that noise pollution impedes reproduction in sand and common gobies, both of which are important food sources for ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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No democracy without women's rights: study

Why did the Arab spring fail? Despite a number of revolutions in the Arab world, in the end only Tunisia emerged as a functioning democracy. Results from an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Gothenburg ...

dateApr 11, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Gut feeling essential for migrating fish

Why do trout spend so much time in potentially dangerous estuaries before migrating to sea? In a new thesis published at University Gothenburg, Jeroen Brijs reveals that the answer may lie in the gut.

dateFeb 14, 2017 in Ecology
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