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State of the World's Wars

Joshua S. Goldstein | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Joshua S. Goldstein

Through the haze of horror and grief at war scenes around the world, systematic data collection can provide a needed big-picture perspective. The world's experts on war data, in Uppsala, Sweden, recently released the updated dataset on armed conflicts through 2013.

Women and Children First

Ursula Burton | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Ursula Burton

The phrase "women and children" is being used to manipulate people, and it's offensive to me and insulting to males.

'Impossible' Material Created By Scientists Overseas

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.08.2013 | Science

It doesn’t look like much, but scientists from Sweden’s Uppsala University are calling a newly created form of magnesium carbonate an “impossibl...