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Here’s what kids really think of their preschool teachers

A Danish researcher asked children to say what they think about the adults who care for them.

Good school buidlings make for better students

But despite this positive effect, school buildings in Norway are in a state of disrepair.

Found large amounts of harmful substances in vacuum cleaner bags

A Swedish chemist controlled vacuum cleaner bags from round the world looking for harmful substances. One of the most toxic bags was the one she had at home.

Workforce “survivors” experience problems after downsizing, too

Getting laid off can cause health problems in those who lose their jobs— but also in those who retain them.

How the police can detect a group of liars

Researchers are suggesting a new option for interrogation: Put all the potential criminals in the same room and let them expose one another.

The king fought for the Norwegian constitution – and his son

Christian Frederick didn’t have the Norwegian people in mind when he defended their constitution. He wanted his own son to assume the throne, claims a researcher.

What is the world’s weirdest language?

VIDEO: This language lacks words for numbers and colours. But at least it can be whistled.

Energy savings in shopping centres

Shopping centres are major energy consumers with significant opportunities for savings. Researchers are currently checking the impact of savings made on lighting and air-conditioning at the City Syd centre in Trondheim.

Heart disease – more serious for women?

On average, women live longer than men. But for women with cardiovascular disease who undergo open-heart surgery, it’s different.

Science wars in the age of Donald Trump

OPINION: If Brexit signified the end of facts, what does the election of Donald Trump tell us?