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Drakhuvud (tumnagelbild)

Viking dragon head found at Birka

Archaeologists from Stockholm University and Germany made an unexpected discovery last week when they were digging in the port of the Viking town of Birka, on Björkö in Lake Mälaren.

Conferment of Master's Degrees, students on stage

Conferment of Master's degrees

Twice a year students who have completed a degree at advanced level will be conferred their Master's degrees in Aula Magna. Next ceremony will be held on 29 May 2015. Live on from 5.45 PM (CET).

Förhistoriska DNA avslöjar hundens ursprung

Prehistoric DNA reveals dog origin

Man's best friend, the dog, may have been around far longer than we thought. A new study shows that the dog's predecessor was separated from the wolf already sometime between 27 000 and 40 000 years ago.