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Girls beaten by their boyfriend avoid the word ‘violence’

Young women who have experienced violence may be difficult to detect. In online reader’s queries, they try to put what is going on in their relationship into words.

What makes us tired in a car if other passengers are sleeping?

Do sleeping people exhale or emit a special hormone that makes others sleepy?

Arctic Ocean starting to resemble the Atlantic

A process of “Atlantification” is turning the Arctic Ocean inside out.

One step, or two steps at a time?

The job is the same, but what gives the best exercise?

Wi-Fi services get high priority when booking hotels

Assurance of ample internet connections is more important among young people reserving rooms than a hotel chain’s brand.

Unknown Viking settlement could be hidden beneath ancient church

In late 2016, archaeologists found what is believed to be the remains of St. Clement’s Church in Trondheim. But even more ancient secrets could be hiding beneath the ruins.

Getting in the groove at music festivals

Festivalgoers are drawn in by the great atmosphere. But what creates that atmosphere?

Are kids safer in a child seat or a bike trailer?

Where you choose to cycle, your expertise and your weight – all these factors count with regard to the safety in riding a bicycle with a child as a passenger.

Surgery in Norway just a bit riskier than in Sweden

A new study shows that there were more surgical errors in Norwegian hospitals than in Swedish ones in 2013. Ninety of the Swedish and Norwegian patients whose journals were used in the study died from what are categorised as “adverse events”.

A new medical record will make life easier for doctors

"The medical record system of the future will find guidelines and provide support for decisions, remind the doctor about all the considerations she should make, and which laws and regulations apply to different cases," according to a researcher.