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Cancer treatment with fewer side effects

Side effects are currently the biggest problem with any cancer treatment. A treatment which kills only cancer cells, leaving other cells unaffected, is now underway.

Weighing up the causes of obesity

Stress can make you fat – and being obese can create stress. A new hypothesis seeks to explain how.

Classroom culture decisive for learning

Teachers must exploit pupil culture to enhance teaching, according to new study.

The physics of cross-country skiing

You don’t need a science degree to grasp the physics of Nordic skiing. And even physics nerds need more glide when kicking forward on cross-country skis.

Climate change alters mountain plants

Climate change is having a more profound effect on alpine vegetation than at first anticipated.

No longer a private matter to slap your child

How much should Government intervene in domestic matters? In Norway they go all the way when it comes to domestic violence.

Norwegians trust their courts

Norwegians have a more rosy view of the legal system than other Europeans. But are Norwegians about to become as focused on their rights as the rest of Europe?

Is meat from stressed animals unhealthy?

We love steak and sausages, but does a high level of axiety in animals make them unhealthy to eat?

Mental robustness wards off woes

Being mentally robust can help against illnesses and decrease absences from work.

Too much freedom at Norwegian religious schools?

Freedom of religion in Norway offers extensive protection to what can be taught in parochial schools. But do the statutes go too far in protecting religious freedoms to the detriment of other fundamental freedoms?