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Rich, white men at the top of CERN

Only about 10 percent of the physicists on the permanent staff at CERN are women. The a structure and culture at the world’s largest particle physics laboratory is highly male dominated at all levels, researcher claims.

Make room for more water in the cities

Excessive precipitation and rising sea levels can spell trouble for cities. We should reboot our thinking about water and consider more use of runoffs, according to Norwegian scientists.

Tough Special Forces don’t strut their stuff

The Norwegian Armed Forces Special Operations Forces are not Rambos. They need to be team players with ample communication skills – otherwise, lives can be at stake.

Parents benefit from their child attending therapy

In a new study, researchers demonstrate parents’ emotional response to the therapy their child receives.

Premiere for intensive production of Atlantic bluefin tuna

Up until now, it has been impossible to produce high-quality feed for the early stages of one of the world’s most valuable fish species. Researchers believe that they have managed to crack the code.

Exhibition fuses fossils with rock music

The term oldies in rock takes on a different meaning as heavy-rock polychaete annelid worm and Mark Knopfler’s dinosaur arrive at Oslo’s Natural History Museum.

Humanities research contributes to artistic creation

Art may not only be an object or an expression in itself, but rather part of a discussion of a sensitive issue and an expression of a collective experience.

Tourists cause seabirds to abandon nests

Summer months are peak season for both bird breeding and bird watching. Noise from tourists, however, can scare the birds away from their eggs and chicks.

Over 100 genetic loci for schizophrenia found

The largest current study of schizophrenia has located a number of genes that contribute to raising the risk of the serious mental disorder.

Enzyme discovery offers hope of a new generation of antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is one of our time's gravest threats. New research on cell division offers hope of developing a new generation of antibiotics that can meet the challenge.