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Software innovation: peripheral users are also key players

People at the periphery of a software user community, who also participate in other communities, contribute just as much to innovation as lead users, shows new research.

Stress and exercise repair the brain after a stroke

New research reveals that a combination of stress and exercise can shorten the rehabilitation period after a stroke.

Parkinson’s treatment minus side effects

A new drug combination may be able to eliminate the negative side effects of medicine used for treating Parkinson’s disease.

What will we look like in a million years?

What effect does evolution have on human beings, and what will we look like in the future? ScienceNordic gazes into the crystal ball to see what we can expect.

Poor sleep linked to premature death

People with sleeping problems have poorer health and a shorter life expectancy. Research indicates that poor sleep is a problem to be taken seriously.

Texting with your eyes

You will soon be able to control your smartphone screen and write text messages using your eyes.

The chocolate that won’t make you fat

By adding linseed and chilli to dark chocolate, researchers can raise your metabolism so you can eat chocolate without putting on weight.

How acidosis develops during exercise

Vigorous exercise causes lactic acid to accumulate in our muscles, making them acidotic. New research shows that several key organs play a surprising role in this process – even during moderate exercise.

Learning from foul eating habits

The hagfish can absorb food through its skin. Disgusting, yes, but this may give us a clue about the origins of our own digestive system.

Unique find at Viking burial place

Archaelogists have discovered a unique horseman’s grave exceeding 100m2 at a Viking burial place in Denmark. Several other aristocrats’ graves from the time of Harald Bluetooth were also found.