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Better food provision could save more drug addicts

Malnutrition is a significant cause of declining health among illicit drug addicts, and is probably an underestimated factor in drug-related deaths.

Yards stay on scene by planning lean

To nudge ahead of Asian competitors, Norwegian shipyards overlap various stages – simultaneously designing vessels, acquiring materials and constructing the ships.

The climate solutions lie in society

Researcher believes that the most effective responses to climate change will be the ones that address the society.

Football clubs generate jobs

A successful soccer team is advantageous for regional employment statistics.

Fattening facts behind the 5:2 diet

Study suggests that intermittent fasting is not a gateway to long-lasting weight reduction.

Geoscience goes down better without the jargon

A stone stemming from magma can be designated as igneous, but it could also be called spotted. A child might find learning geology as hard as a rock – given even a fraction of its formal terminology – or easy as pie if a few ordinary concepts are applied.

Wasted research on rehab dropouts

What makes someone drop out from addiction treatment? It turns out scientists have been looking for the answer in the wrong place.

Unisex rooms in the army take emphasis off gender

A new report on gender equality in the Norwegian Army says that the girls feel less sexually harassed by the boys when they share rooms.

Free choice of hospital may reinforce social differences

People with higher education, and people who live in areas with a low mortality rate, are overrepresented among users of the free choice of hospital system.

Rural flats wanted

Detached homes dot the sparsely populated Norwegian countryside. But it would be wise to build with more variation in the rural housing market.