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23.01.2019Is any part of our body cancer proof?

Who has ever heard of heart or spleen cancer? And what about the appendix?

21.01.2019How well does physiotherapy work? A new database can provide answers

There is very little systematic research on how patients respond to physiotherapy. A new Norwegian database should provide insights into how well treatments

16.01.2019Norwegian elite support immigration

The social elite in Norway are more supportive of immigration than the rest of the country’s population. The elite are also very supportive of the welfare

14.01.2019Eat your spinach, it’s good for your heart

If you want to take care of your heart, you may want to eat more spinach or other greens. But eat it raw.

12.01.2019A single protein could be the key to treating hydrocephalus

A new study in mice identified a mechanism responsible for brain fluid production

11.01.2019ADHD diagnosis not a good fit for daydreamers

Many children today are misdiagnosed with ADHD, say scientists in Norway.

10.01.2019We desperately need to store more carbon – seagrass could be the answer

Seagrass plants have an excellent capacity for taking up and storing carbon in the oxygen-depleted seabed, where it decomposes much slower than on land. This

09.01.2019Scientists are removing CO2 from the air to make new products

Scientists are experimenting with a kind of artificial photosynthesis to replace oil in manufactured goods.

08.01.2019Should we say farewell to the Arctic's unique nature?

A warmer Arctic could lead to major changes in Arctic plant communities that will influence local and perhaps even global climate.

07.01.2019Norway struggles to help self-harming patients

A new study of patients with severe self-harming behaviour shows that poor collaboration within the Norwegian Health System itself is associated with major

05.01.2019Strong increase in Norwegian pay gap

The difference between those who earn the most and the least in Norway has increased, according to new data from Statistics Norway. This increase is clearly

04.01.2019Researcher wants to teach children to program robots

Some researchers think children should be spending more time learning about robots instead of being afraid of their development.

03.01.2019Using personal data to understand aging

A new six-year research project shows how patient data can help progress scientific research while maintaining personal data privacy.

02.01.2019Danish children are reaching puberty earlier

A new study shows that Danish children start puberty earlier than their parents did.

01.01.2019Where should we draw the line between a healthy and an unhealthy sports body?

Norway is working on the answer with health certificates for athletes.

31.12.2018Boys born to smoking fathers have reduced sperm count

A small Swedish study suggests that it may be harmful to the foetus if fathers-to-be smoke.

29.12.2018Are joint custody and shared parenting a child’s right?

OPINION: Traditional family roles of mothers and fathers are changing, and policies to public protect children's interests should reflect this.

28.12.2018Norwegian farmers keep tabs on cattle with GPS

British and continental beef cattle have not been bred to thrive in Norwegian forests. But they're doing well, according to the researcher who has used GPS

27.12.2018Why the new Arctic 'Cold War' is a dangerous myth

OPINION: Discussing “a new Cold War” detracts from the broader roles that militaries play throughout the Arctic and stokes the very tensions it warns of.

26.12.2018A single personality trait is the foundation for almost all mental illness: study

A range of various mental illnesses, such as depression, substance abuse, and psychosis, are linked to the same personality trait, research suggests.

 

 
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