Researchers at Stockholm University welcome the proposal from Sweden, The Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and Norway to ban a majority of PFAS-substances from products being used and sold within the European Union.
A study based on 297 ancient Scandinavian genomes analysed together with the genomic data of 16,638 present day Scandinavians resolve the complex relations between geography, ancestry, and gene flow in Scandinavia.
In 2022, a record number of arctic foxes were born in Sweden, Norway and Finland. The inventory, in which researchers at Stockholm University have a leading role, shows 164 new fox litters.
Bladderwrack in the Baltic Sea emits significant amounts of methane, which, to some extent, can offset the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide by these algae. This is shown by a new study from Askö Laboratory.
Being on parental leave is protective against poorer mental health particularly among mothers, with evidence of this beneficial effect continuing in later life, according to a review in The Lancet Public Health.
To slow and reverse the fastest loss of Earth’s living things since the dinosaurs, almost 200 countries have signed an agreement at COP15. Researcher Henrik Svedäng lists five options for restoring global biodiversity.