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Should you exercise if your muscles are sore?

Is it OK to work out — or will you just make things worse?

Buying social responsibility with employees' pensions

Corporate social responsibility is more important than high returns when companies invest their staff's pension money.

Power hungry employees don't notice discrimination

People who are interested in gaining power for themselves are less aware of discrimination and injustice in the workplace.

The potato disease that changed the world

Potato blight changed Europe and America, and led to widespread deaths and mass emigration. And we’re not rid of it yet. But where did it come from?

Here’s how to push yourself out of your comfort zone

And: Should you really push yourself to complete exhaustion every time you exercise?

Making retired hens into more than a refuse problem

In Norway over three million retired laying hens are gassed to death and end up as refuse - anually. A group of Norwegian scientists want to put the hens to better use.

Uncovering the secrets of Arctic seabird colonies

Seabirds nest by the hundreds of thousands in colonies along the Norwegian coast. Now, scientists have uncovered the factors that help determine the location of seabird nesting colonies.

Talks about sticking to the budget, does little about it

Those who go on and on about staying within the budget, are also the ones who end up spending the most money and having the biggest overruns.

Norwegian textbook calls Mexicans “wetbacks”

Mexicans and indigenous people get short shrift in four English-language textbooks for Norwegian ninth graders.

Premature babies may grow up to have weaker bones

Low birth weight babies are at higher risk of osteoporosis later in life, especially if they are born prematurely. Targeting these children with the appropriate diet and weight-bearing exercise can help improve the problem.

DNA evidence is not always foolproof

DNA testing has become more and more precise, and tests can now be conducted on tiny bits of material from the crime scene. But DNA testing has its —mostly human—weaknesses.