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Happier people in the Nordic countries

Nordic people are the epitome of happiness and satisfaction. Why is that?

A different kind of immigration problem

A new method is developed to assess the environmental risks posed by non-native species.

Forget about calories during Christmas

A strong focus on diets and weight has a negative impact on children’s body images, say researchers who work with eating disorders.

The moral soldier

Peacekeeping forces shoulder responsibility of protecting civilians – but how much of these obligations do the soldiers in the field actually bear?

Religious beliefs battle hypertension

Churchgoers have lower blood pressure. So is it healthy to believe in God?

How much food do seabirds need?

Many seabirds begin to suffer when the food available for them in the ocean declines below a critical level. This level is about one-third of the maximum amount of food available.

Russia: The Unhappy People

It has been said that it is hard for a foreigner to capture the Russian soul. The Russian melancholy is a collective feeling of loss and heavy burdens.

Foreign investors stimulate the Norwegian economy

Foreign investors provides Norwegian listed companies with access to cheaper capital, according to new study.

Should dogs be neutered?

It is against the law to neuter dogs in Norway, while in the USA nearly all male dogs are castrated. What is preferable practice for the dogs - and their owners?

Testing nasal vaccine for HIV treatment

Researchers are working to find out whether a HIV vaccine developed by a Norwegian biotech company can be administered nasally.