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Headmaster can halt bullying

Bullying is less of a problem in schools with principals or headmasters who have the confidence of their pupils and teachers. The head of the school can set the standard for acceptable behaviour.

Wastewater analyses reveal drug habits in European cities

The findings of the largest European wastewater analysis project to date were released today.

Many drunken teenage girls get sexually harassed

The prevalence varies with age – the younger girls are more at risk.

Liver transplants ten times better than chemotherapy

Transplantations can be lifesavers for many colon cancer patients with a spread of tumours to the liver. New research reveals that survival rates are ten times higher than treatment with chemotherapy.

High-rise housing blocks – from bright vision to concrete hell

Opinions about suburban housing complexes have changed radically in the past 40 years.

Not just one type of salmon louse

New results show that there are two sub-species of salmon lice. This fact may be vital to the development of new lice treatments for salmon, since different sub-species don’t necessarily react in the same way to medications.

For Norwegians, healthy food and animal welfare are more important than prices

They want the incomes of farmers to be in line with other social groups – and they shy away from GMOs.

Motivated employees equal satisfied customers

Employees who have fun at their jobs perform better than those who are driven by bonuses and commissions. This leads to more satisfied customers, a new study shows.

The music of earthquakes

Guess what happens when you introduce a composer to a geologist.

Atomic-level protection for drivers

A new window on the world of atoms will make future vehicles safer in collisions.