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What does the rise of Geert Wilders say about politicians in Europe?

Many observers thought Holland’s Geert Wilders and his Freedom Party might sweep the country’s recent elections, but he did not. Yet his popularity highlights how poorly politicians have addressed political unrest across Europe.

Statistics might save us from resistant bacteria

Researchers have found a new method to develop antibiotics that are tailored to kill multi-resistant bacteria.

Norwegian researchers are making super-efficient solar cells

In the future, solar cells can become twice as efficient by employing a few smart little nano-tricks.

Dogs and humans' long-lasting relationship

Why do humans and dogs get on so well? Learn more in this podcast.

Do immigrants get better lives?

Does life improve for people after moving to another country? In this age of massive migrations, researchers are beginning to come up with answers.

New allergy test promises safer antibiotic use

Allergies to antibiotics are the most common form of medication allergies and, in the worst cases, can result in anaphylaxis and death. Sintef is participating in the development of a new allergy test that will make it easier to provide patients with safe and correct treatments.

She stutters, but hardly anyone knows it

Berit Løkken belongs to a rare type of stutterers that you might never have heard of.

A preference for casual sex increases risk of harassment

Adolescents who are open to casual sex are more often involved in sexual harassment – both as victims and as perpetrators.

Caught in the mesh: Scandinavian bears in the road network

Recent research shows that roads pose resistance to movements in Swedish bear populations.

Getting rid of depression by changing how you think

A thought is a thought. It does not reflect reality. New research shows that learning how to ruminate less on thoughts and feelings has a positive effect for individuals with depression.