An international team led by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University reports a breakthrough on understanding the demographic history of Stone-Age humans. A genomic analysis of eleven Stone-Age human remains from Scandinavia revealed that expanding Stone-age farmers assimilated local hunter-gatherers and that the hunter-gatherers were historically in lower numbers than the farmers. The study is published today, ahead of print, in the journal Science.
The transition between a hunting-gathering lifestyle and a farming lifestyle has been debated for a century. As scientists learned to work with DNA from ancient human material, a complete new way to learn about the people in that period opened up. But even so, prehistoric population structure associated with the transition to an agricultural lifestyle in Europe remains poorly understood. Read More
Skåne, Ystad as visioned by Staffan Hyll. This is how Ystad could have looked like 3000 years ago.
Ronja Rövardotter from 1984, the full original movie. Originally written by Astrid Lindgren, and made to movie by Tage Danielsson.
Reboot the Death Wish franchise, set it in Malmö/Stockholm/Oslo/Copenhagen
December by Theodor Kittelsen.
The Norsk Folke Museum, Oslo (Norway)
Anders Zorn: Midsommardans (Midsummer Dance), 1897