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Speed warning system saves lives and reduces emissions

Using a speed warning system in Norway could reduce both the average speed of vehicles and their emissions, concludes a recent report. Lower speeds also lead to fewer fatalities and serious injuries on the roads.

Robots that look like us

VIDEO: Japan is at the forefront of building all kinds of different robots, from industrial machines to robots that look like humans and can talk to us. The only purpose for these humanoid robots is to make us happy.

Harder to predict heart problems among smokers

A method for testing whether you run a high risk of a heart attack seems to be less reliable if you are a smoker.

What is a pure tone?

Most of us can recognize when music is out of tune. Why can we hear this, and what exactly is a pure tone?

Why you shouldn't exercise too hard

A mounting number of patients are being admitted to hospitals with muscle injuries caused by overdoing a workout.

How do you talk to a child if you suspect sexual abuse?

It’s the conversation that no adult ever wants to have with a child, but sometimes must. Here’s how to handle the situation.

Young cancer survivors have twice the risk of suicide

Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers.

How this weed has spread all across the world

This highly allergenic plant - native to North America - is now on all continents except Antartica. A researcher explains why this is the case.

Fish guts don't have to be thrown out

Usually fishers keep the filet and discard the rest of the fish into the ocean - resulting in tonnes of unused resources. But researchers have found a way to make use of the entire by-product.

"Climate change needs to be adressed locally, not globally"

The historic UN climate agreement has entered into force. But a Norwegian Professor has little confidence in the agreement.