On Seymour Island researchers made the discovery of the prehistoric bird. With the wings fully extended bird had a wing span of 6.4 meters, the largest so far discovered. The bird belongs to a family of bentandade birds, Pelagornithidae. - The shape of the wings they allowed to slide and move long distances over oceans, says researcher Marcos Cenizo. The findings presented in the Journal of Paleontology. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Police do not yet know what kind of objects found yesterday at a telecommunications mast outside Skutskar. The police bomb technician who was called to the scene and took care of the subject, is expected to reply later in the day. - Right now, we know nothing and awaits the national team bomb clearance, which is expected sometime today, said police spokesperson Christer Nordström. On Sunday sabotaged the high TV and radio mast in Borås so much that it collapsed. The state power grid company Teracom, which owns the mast, have increased security at their masts around the country. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
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Police are awaiting a decision on what kind of objects found at a telecommunications mast in Skutskär yesterday, according to police press spokesman Christer Nordström. The objects found yesterday at a telecommunications mast outside Skutskar was harmless, police writes on his website. The object did not contain any explosives or other explosive. It was on Tuesday evening that a passerby alerted police that there was a suspected dangerous objects at the telecommunications mast. The area around the mast was cordoned off and police bomb technicians took care of the subject. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Half a million Swedes suffer from incontinence and now, a research initiative in the area. Why are some men of urine leakage after prostate surgery, and others not? It is the subject of a scientific study in the fall kicks off under a newly established center for incontinence research. The center in Gothenburg will be the country's first of its kind and is linked to the one hundred people in various disciplines at the Sahlgrenska Academy. Hygiene and forest company SCA is helping to finance the investment which the researchers also will be studying risk factors for incontinence, how best to prevent the problems and how care can make life easier for patients and the many families affected. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
The researchers examined eggs from among other bird species Osprey. For almost ten years there has högflourerande toxic substance PFOS has been banned in the EU, but the levels of the substance in rovfågelägg has not fallen. 40 percent of the eggs they collected contained levels of PFOS above the level of previous confirmation is harmful to other species. The researchers are not surprised by the results. They do not break down, says Ylva Lind, curator at the Museum of Natural History, to Vetenskapsradion. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Pär Lernström. Stock Photography. Janerik Henriksson / TT Photo: "Week 360" is the title of a new program in which TV4 testing various breathtaking experiences using virtual reality technology where all the angles are joined in a 360-degree image. The program is led by Pär Lernström, which along with various guests including tests parachuting, flying paragliding, driving Formula 1, go RIB and meet tigers. "Week 360" will premiere this fall on the TV4 platform that supports 360 functionality. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
The 332 meter high mast was broken by about 100 meters from the base. - We have called for a cooperation conference on Friday because there has been a series of events the last time here, says Patrik Jansson, official in emergency preparedness at the provincial government in West Bengal, told the newspaper. The state communications company Teracom is now raising security permanently at their facilities for sabotage in Borås, where a högmast for radio, television and other communications were subjected to a suspected sabotage Sunday. The company's 54 main stations of the same type as the one in Boras, will have increased camera surveillance and enhanced security with guards. The company describes the measures as an "extended security package". Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
IT giant Microsoft has adopted a new policy aimed weapon at what the company describes as "terrorist content". In a blog post now describes how the type of content will be removed in including gaming network X-box live, email service Outlook, and its document-sharing service. Users will be able to report any terrorist content, but Microsoft is also developing technology that searches for and select content such as images, audio and video. According to the post is "terrorist content" such as published by or in support of the organizations of the United Nations terrorist list and that depict violence, inciting violence, supports terrorist organizations or acts of terrorism, and calls for the connection of terrorist groups. Search Engine Bing is not covered by the new policy, then the company in this case refers to freedom of expression. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
After a whiplash injury is the most effective to train the deep muscles of the neck of a physiotherapist, for example it is better than physical activity on prescription. This according to a doctoral thesis from Linköping University. The researchers examined 200 people and about 60 percent of those trained by a physiotherapist experienced a "major and sustained improvement," reports Vetenskapsradion. Approximately 30 000 Swedes suffer whiplash injury or whiplash injury every year. Usually this is done in connection with traffic accidents where the head is first thrown backwards and then forwards. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Solar Impulse 2, above San Francisco, approaching the goal: to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world. The solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 has reached a further milestone on the way towards implementing the first världsomflygningen on just solar power. The night of Saturday landed André Borschberg, who along with Bertrand Piccard turns to fly the plane around the earth, in Dayton, United States. - People said both the Wright brothers and to us that we wanted to achieve was impossible. Overall, the 35 000 kilometer journey supposed to take five months, of which 25 days in the air, but the damage to the battery made that the plane was standing in nine months. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Gravediggers, burying beetle vespilloides. For males, it is positive to mate often because it increases the number of offspring, while females only have to mate a few times to all the eggs will be fertilized. It was found that changes of one sex genitalia influenced the development of the second sex organs. The change was greatest in the group in which mating occurred frequently and sexual conflict was the greatest. There were males and females genitalia longer responded by developing more marked tags on their genitals, according to the study published in the journal Evolution. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Loss of the Y chromosome can increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease in men, according to new study. Stock Photography When some men get older, they lose the Y chromosomes in some of their blood cells. There may be one reason why men generally live shorter than women and have a higher risk of cancer. Now it turns out that the loss of the Y chromosome may also increase the risk of getting Alzheimer's, writes Dagens Nyheter. Using the new findings hopes to better locate, monitor and work proactively with the men who are at risk. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Men who have lost the Y chromosome in a proportion of their blood cells are at higher risk of certain diseases. About 20 percent of men over 80 suffer from the loss of the Y chromosome in a proportion of blood cells, according to a press release. Women do not have a Y chromosome. The researchers hope that in future it should be possible to do a test to detect Y chromosome has been lost for identifying men at higher risk. The study was conducted on over 3200 men aged 37-96 years, and the results published in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Much UV radiation, light skin, and impaired immune system are risk factors for the now rapidly growing, aggressive form of skin cancer MCC. "A significant increase," says John Paoli, dermatologist and associate professor at the Sahlgrenska Academy, in a press release. MCC is a relatively rare form of skin cancer, nearly 50 cases per year, according to the researchers' latest figures, nor so well studied, such as malignant melanoma. The tumors are fast-growing, life-threatening allowing an early diagnosis is crucial. MCC often begins with a sudden growth of a red, pink or red violet and relatively hard bumps on or under the skin, which quickly grows into a lump. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
Doctors and social workers account for the majority of notifications are still being made. Nurses and assistant nurses, covered by the same rules, report almost never. Stress, fear of threats from parents and lack of confidence in the social services are a few reasons. Veronica Sword, a doctoral student in social work at the University of Gothenburg, believes that all professionals must be involved. Her study is based on surveys of 300 doctors, nurses, assistant nurses and counselors in the country's four largest children's hospital, and in-depth interviews with 14 counselors at the Children's Hospital. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
In obese people are more fat particles in the blood, which can make it easier for cancer cells to accumulate fat, according to the Lund researchers. The fat they accumulated is used as an energy source. Then they become inaccessible to radiation and chemotherapy, but can still accumulate fat droplets. The fat is the fuel for them, when the latter leaves the resting phase to grow and spread, "said Prof. Mattias Belting in a press release from the University of Lund. It is known that cancer patients who receive blood thinners capable cancer better. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
National audit shows that the Swedish authorities have long to "acceptable level" when it comes to information security. Poor information may have consequences as when the Civil Aviation Administration radar stopped air traffic at several airports recently, or in April, when no one could leave out prescription medication. A new audit by the National Audit Office shows that the government has far to an acceptable level, writes the Swedish National Audit Margareta Åberg Per Dackenberg and Marcus Pettersson at Dagens Nyheter. A stronger governance from the government, with clear demands on what should be achieved, when it will be completed, and then a follow-up needed for the situation to improve, according to the National Audit Office. Asks the Government among other things also to consider setting up a central function to support the work of the authorities, and to let the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency to develop a model to improve information security. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
National audit shows that the Swedish authorities have long to "acceptable level" when it comes to information security. "Our review shows that work on information not sufficiently high priority of the authorities in relation to the risks," said Auditor General Margareta Åberg in a press release. stopped traffic These deficiencies can lead to undesirable consequences, as when the Civil Aviation Administration radar stopped air traffic at several airports recently, or in April, when no one could leave out prescription medication. clear requirements A stronger governance from the government, with clear demands on what should be achieved, when it will be completed, and then a follow-up needed for the situation to improve, according to the National Audit Office. In addition, the Swedish power grid, Companies Registration Office, the National Land Survey, the National Post and Telecom Agency, the Maritime Administration and the National Pensions Board included in the review. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
The US military still uses floppy disks from the 1970s to coordinate certain functions within the nuclear weapons program, according to a government report. According to the report, spent the equivalent of over 500 billion tax money to maintain systems with aging technology, three times more than was invested in modern IT systems. Eight Inch Floppy to IBM's 1-series computers - which came in 1976 when Gerald Ford was president - are used to coordinate intercontinental ballistic missiles and bombers. - This system is still in use because, in short, still working, said Pentagon spokeswoman Valerie Henderson. According to the report, the system must be completely replaced 2020. Get the news you're going to talk about in your Facebook feed - like Metro Sweden
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