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Less stress when work relationships are good

Managers who enjoy a good relationship with their employees, suffer less dangerous stress at work, according to a study of nearly 3000 managers.

Glaciologists luck out with seismograph and video

VIDEO: Against all odds, while researchers helicoptered over Svalbard and filmed a calving glacier, a seismometer recorded the activity. The data they registered can help in detecting calving episodes and understanding the dynamics of glacial activity.

Photo imaging brings new life to missing artwork

Advanced mathematics and colour science can recreate artwork we thought was lost forever.

New research may change how MS is diagnosed

What doctors believed to mark nerve cell death may instead show reparable injury in patients with multiple sclerosis.

New methods for fecal source tracking

Fecal contamination in water is one of the most common reasons for human diseases. Molecular methods can reveal if the contaminants derive from human or animal excreta, and whether they constitute a health risk or not.

Pregnant and puffing on a smoke

Norwegian research shows that one out of four female smokers in Europe continue to smoke cigarettes during their pregnancies. Vivid differences are seen among the European countries in this regard.

Monitoring the movements of sea trout

The sea trout populations of central Norway have declined by as much as 60 percent. Researchers are trying to find the causes.

Moth invasions cause damage in the sub-arctic birch forest

In just seven years, as much as one-third of the mountain birch forest in the North Calotte region was defoliated by two moth species. Researchers now have a better understanding of what happened.

A major step towards better wheat

A new research breakthrough will enable us to develop more robust and better wheat varieties in the years ahead.

Case grows for genetic connection to CP

People who have relatives with cerebral palsy run a higher risk of having children with the same diagnosis. The closer the relative – the greater the risk.