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Dog ownership linked to lower mortality. A Swedish study shows that dog owners have a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease or to other causes.
Spotlight on democracy
Podcast: Who were the Vikings?
Neil Price, Professor of Archaeology, tries to find out. The Vikings’ rampages affected languages, states and the power balances in large parts of Northern Europe. But many questions remain about the violent northerners, not least the reason for setting off on their conquests in the first place.
Spotlight on antibiotic resistance
Uppsala University takes up the antibiotic challenge
Antibiotics save lives all around the world every day. But the growing problem of bacterial resistance is a serious public health threat.