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GENETIC

The genetic origins of the world's first farmers clarified

The genetic origins of the first agriculturalists in the Neolithic period long seemed to lie in the Near East. A new study published in the journal Cell shows that the first farmers actually represented…

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NANOMATERIALS

New director for the Adolphe Merkle Institute

In agreement with the University of Fribourg, the board of the Adolphe Merkle Foundation has appointed Prof. Ullrich Steiner as the new director of the Adolphe Merkle Institute. He replaces Prof. Christoph…

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ISLAM AND SOCIETY

Transnational influences losing importance in Muslim communities

Transnational networks such as the Muslim Brotherhood, which was founded in Egypt, and the Islamic World League, which is financed by Saudi Arabia, have played an im-portant role in the creation and development…

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