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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.

Our ancestors used ape tools

One skill we’ve considered uniquely human is actually ape behaviour.

Strenghten your willpower over the Internet

A psychology professor-cum-entrepreneur has taken on the task of helping people to drink less, quit smoking and exercise more – over the Internet.

Honey bee mystery protein is a freight train for health and lifespan

Why are bee colonies worldwide suffering mysterious deaths? A new study describes a single bee protein that can promote bee health and solve a major economic challenge.

ODD symptoms in girls most often disputed

Teachers and parents of young elementary school children rarely concur on whether kids display symptoms of oppositional defiance disorder (ODD). They disagree most when the youngsters in question are girls.