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Most surgical meniscus repairs are unnecessary

Three out of four people could avoid knee surgery with a new form of exercise therapy, with significant cost savings for society.

Scientists grow bacteria that breathe greenhouse gases

Increasing amonts of the lesser known greenhouse gas nitrous oxide in the atmosphere, could become a problem. But researchers are developing new ways of dealing with the emissions.

Trump could be a good president

After the Republican convention in July we will be seeing another side of Donald Trump. The circus will be toned down, and we’ll get to experience a presidential nominee who will speak far more thoughtfully, according to one professor.

The Democrats’ difficult national convention

The Democratic Party has a big problem as the Democratic National Convention approaches in late July. Will an unpopular Hillary Clinton manage to unite the party? Professor of political science shares her thoughts on the matter.

Can we use seaweed instead of salt?

We consume too much sodium chloride, common table salt, for our own good. But European researchers are closing in on a solution that could improve public health. It grows along the shore.

Shifting perspectives on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome has long been seen as an affliction linked as much to a patient’s mental health as physical health. New evidence suggests the affliction has clear physical causes.

Why does your mouth taste like blood during intense workouts?

And should you take a break if it happens?

Global criminal law-making – a Western industry?

In the efforts to create international justice, it is unclear for whom justice is intended.

Norwegian salmon: a smash hit amongst Turks

Salmon is becoming more and more popular in Turkey. Sushi, health concerns and tourism explains why, says researchers.

Making astrophysical simulations more accurate

The model used to measure the mass of particles such as protons and neutrons has been used by physicists for almost 50 years. Now Tomas Brauner and his research collaborators discovered that two terms in the model’s equation were missing.