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Ageing dams pose growing threat: UN

By 2050, most of humanity will live downstream of large dams built in the 20th century; Increasingly expensive to maintain, experts foresee a trend to decommissioning damsCredit: UNU-INWEH By 2050, most people on Earth will live…

Tough childhood damages life prospects

Credit: David Naylor An adverse upbringing often impairs people's circumstances and health in their adult years, especially for couples who have both had similar experiences. This is shown by a new study, carried out by Uppsala…