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Feed your genes

The genes have spoken: your dinner plate should be divided into three, and you should eat six times a day.

The United States arms most dictatorships

China is often accused of supporting totalitarian regimes in Africa. But the United States arms far more African dictatorships than China does.

Gene therapy for ears

Gene therapy may someday in the future replace the use of implants in deaf people. The carrier for this gene medicine may be derived from shrimp shells.

Flew through the aurora

A successful flight over Svalbard with the ICI-3 research rocket

Dilemmas of mining

The mining industry wants to extract the valuable metals and minerals that can be found in Norwegian mountains, but what to do about the huge amount of waste?

Cognitive impairments persist

Many patients who have survived serious ailments or a cardiac arrest experience a lingering cognitive impairment.

Less fish without kelp

Fishermen in Norway are worried about reduced catches. In their opinion, kelp harvesting is to blame for the disappearance of coastal fish species.

Poisoned from the inside

Can such a diversity of ailments as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, asthma, autism and irritable bowel syndrome all originate in the intestines?

Early pre-programming of genes

Special proteins are pre-programming genes which later regulate foetal development. This pre-programming occurs at an earlier stage than previously known.

Highlighting hydrogen cars in Oslo

An EU-financed project aims to turn Oslo into a display window for fuel-cell cars.