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Syria refugees home free in Sweden

For Syrian refugees in Sweden, an announcement that they will be granted permanent residence is a blessing. Will other EU countries follow Sweden’s example? And what about refugees who come thereafter? Sweden has become the first European Union country to send a positive signal to Syrians who have fled their country due to the ongoing civil war: permanent…

Researchers Discover First Use of Fertilizer

8000 year old fertilizer. Farmers in the Near East—what is today Israel, Palestine, Syria, Jordan, and neighboring countries—began cultivating plants and herding animals about 8000 B.C.E., but there are no signs that they used animal dung for anything other than as fuel for fires. A team led by Amy Bogaard, an archaeobotanist at the University of Oxford…

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