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All boys are not poor school achievers, and all girls are not smart pupils

According to a new doctoral thesis, the answer to why pupils perform differently in school is not found by looking at girls and boys as separate groups.

The man's full time job is not up for discussion

The modern man is dad with a capital D, and he doesn’t mind cleaning the house every once in a while. But it is not his responsibility that mum has to work part time in order to make family life work

Seventeen projects to generate knowledge about ecosystems

A total of NOK 240 million has been awarded to 17 projects to study the responses of ecosystems to changes in climate and the environment as well as the cumulative effects on the ecosystem.

Hairclip protein mechanism explained

Researchers have identified a fundamental mechanism for controlling protein function.

People with a rheumatic disease get labelled as lazy

Pain and chronic fatigue frequently go hand in hand. In such cases it does not help to ask patients to put on their training shoes and start exercising, according to a professor who has been conducting research on Sjögren’s syndrome.

Spotting suitable space for aquaculture

A new spatial information system helps farmers find the best locations for shellfish production in Normandy.

Norwegian Christmas food spills its beans

During Christmas you may begin to wonder if the patties really contain pork, the herring in the tomato sauce really is herring, if the sausages contain beef, or if the Christmas anchovies have anchovies in them.

Sea monsters on Svalbard in music video

A new video summarizes ten years of research and palaentological excavations.

Stories from the unemployed

Some unemployed people alternate between complaining about their situations and claiming that they choose not to work.

Charting sores and bruises in multiple colours

Detailed nuances in colour can reveal the age of bruises or detect when sores are not healing properly.