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Hunting for traditional food in social media

Carnivorous plants of Borneo areon the menu of local tribes who steam sticky rice snacks inside.

Hidden stories in the new Norwegian queer archive

Norway's new Queer Archive is burgeoning with hidden stories about sex and gender transgressions, just waiting for researchers to dig in and explore.

What’s a moose to eat?

Moose like to browse on young saplings. Forest owners count on their trees for timber. Researchers are looking for better ways to meet both needs.

Health personnel are careless with hand washing

Employees were found to ignore hand-washing guidelines more often than not.

Regaining one’s identity when language goes missing

How can you speak up when language has disappeared? A researcher discovers how aphasia patients can be helped out of depression, anxiety and social isolation.

The less educated are less satisfied with health services

Norwegians who have only completed primary school tend to be less satisfied with the national health service than their more highly educated compatriots, finds a recent study.

Making good sperm better

Why are boars in Norway more fertile than elsewhere?

Are leaders born or bred?

Genes explain some reasons — but not all — for why certain people seem to be born leaders.

Democracies built from top to bottom

Contrary to what many have believed, public participation in forming constitutional laws does not contribute toward more democracy in conflict-ridden countries. Functioning democracies are more likely to be created from above, by the political elite.

From aquatic nuisance to terrestrial blessing

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient in all plant production, but phosphorus reserves are now being depleted at an ever quicker rate. This is a threat to food safety.