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Norwegian students prefer English-speaking countries

Great Britain and the US are on top of the list for most Norwegians who want to study abroad. While expert urges them go places where they can learn German or French.

Risky young drivers are highly emotional

When the emotional centre in a young person's brain overrides the part that's responsible for rational decisions – you‘ve got yourself a risky driver.

One cough away from a TB epidemic?

Tuberculosis is gaining territory in Europe. Could TB become a major problem again in Norway?

Social media is a challenge for the child welfare service

Facebook and Instagram may put children's need for protection at risk. Researchers believe the child welfare service must work on making them safe to use.

Why new technology makes us work more

New technology has yet to make the commute to work superfluous, but it has allowed jobs to encroach on our leisure time.

Norwegian to the rescue for Mediterranean oranges

Unpleasant fungus that could infect European citrus fruits is causing headaches in the EU. Now a Norwegian scientist has been brought in to help.

Food security hinges on climate adaptation

Climate change can have a devastating effect on agriculture in many regions. But much can be done to ensure future food supplies for everyone.

The key to success for entrepreneur companies

Funding from both local and international capitalists result in long-lasting success and makes it more likely to become a listed company. Particularly in developing countries.

Maybe red meat isn’t carcinogenic?

Health authorities have told us for years that we should limit our intake of red meat. But a group of experts says research does not fully corroborate claims that red meat increases the risks of colon cancer.

Failed campaigns against female genital mutilation

International organisations that campaign against female genital mutilation are being met with scepticism. Changes must come from within, says researcher.