During the dark winter months, Swedes long for the endless, bright summer evenings, a Midsummer Night's Dream , if you like. But those long daylight hours, can be a nightmare for some Swedes, who have trouble sleeping.
- ...and all that winter darkness?
- The world's most powerful 'super-microscope'.
British scientist John Womersley took over as head of the European Spallation Source (ESS) in November. Listen in as he shows us what's going on inside the particle accelerator tunnel.
- Research director: It's to your advantage to sell raw material for a project you anticipate will take longer than the war.(4:09 min) (4:09 min)Business is business.
A new tree ring study of Sweden's Vasa warship hopes to prove that it was partly constructed out of oak from Poland, the enemy the Vasa was built to fight.
- March for Science.
Faced with an abundance of 'alternative facts' and anecdotal evidence, scientists around the world will be marching in defence of science and fact-based decision-making. There will be demonstrations in five cities across Sweden.
- 1 av 2Chip implants.
An estimated 1,000 Swedes currently have microchips inserted under their skin which contain everything from personal passwords to key codes.
- Electric cars.
The number of vehicle charging stations has increased dramatically in the Sörmland area of central-eastern Sweden, where there are now six times as many stations compared to the autumn of 2015, Swedish Radio reports.
- HMBPP molecule.
A team of researchers from three Swedish universities have discovered why malaria mosquitoes prefer to feed on blood from people infected with malaria.
- Government plans action.
More than a million people in Sweden are estimated to not be connected to the digital world, according to a new study.
- I'm Alive.
When tens of thousands of refugees started arriving in Sweden last year, many carried with them a smart phone. The device was a vital resource and a new exhibit at the National Museum of Science and Technology looks at how it shaped the journeys of migrants to Europe.
- What baked goods have to do with physics?
The Nobel Prize in Physics this year rewards theoretical work made in the 1970s and 80s, which is used in many recent experiments that could lead to a new generation of electronics, like faster computers for example.
- Instruments from Sweden onboard.
Friday marked the last day of the Rosetta mission's 12 years of travelling through space and the journey ended with a crashlanding on the Rosetta's target comet 67P. The dramatic event was broadcast live at Uppsala University in Sweden.
- Two patients had died.
In the trail of the scandal surrounding surgeon Paolo Macchiarini the Karolinska University Hospital presented its action plan on Friday.
- Following the Macchiarini scandal.
With only 27 days until the winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine is announced, the scandal involving Dr. Paolo Macchiarini and the Karolinska Institute has raised questions about the prize’s integrity.
- After discussion with Nobel Committee.
The Macchiarini scandal in one of Sweden’s top universities has spread to the Nobel Prizes, as two sacked principals have been asked to leave the Nobel Assembly that selects the Prize in Physiology or Medicine.