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Managers should know more about emotions

Organizational psychologist calls for a more playful and caring leadership. This may give the employees confidence to make a greater effort.

Tailored fibromyalgia treatment using smartphones

Fibromyaligia patients became more active and less pain oriented after participating in a research programme involving a smartphone.

No danger from magnetic fields in electric cars

Have you ever been concerned that electric cars produce dangerous magnetic fields? Worry no more, because research shows that this is not the case.

More extreme right violence in Sweden and Finland

Right-wing extremist groups are mobilising in many parts of Europe. In the Nordic countries, the upswing in Sweden and Finland is particularly worrisome.

Office buildings from the 80's go zero-emission

Two Norwegian office buildings have been renovated and represent Northern Europe’s first zero-emission buildings of their type. These are only the first of several.

Breivik wants to be researched

The Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik has contacted several researchers with a request to be interviewed. But they are hesitant about taking him up on his offer.

Can we trust news on Twitter?

Journalists use social media as a news source, but as they race to meet short deadlines it is not always easy to check and confirm the facts.

Help for trotters with breathing difficulties

Some trotting horses become severely short of breath during the race. Until now, the underlying causes have been poorly understood.

Aim to improve the educational system in Uganda

"Uganda has an urgent need for qualified workers to generate development and growth. This means that our entire education system has to become more practically orientated," says Ugandan lecturer.

Calves aren’t being given enough milk

Calves are subjected to a feeding regimen that is much too harsh, according to animal husbandry researchers. When allowed to drink as much as they wish the animals get healthier, happier and will yield more meat and milk.

Danish scientists deactivate cells to cure cancer

When special cells known as fibroblasts are active, cancer can spread throughout the body. Scientists are trying to find out how they can deactivate the fibroblast cells. In the long term, the studies may lead to treatments for otherwise incurable cancer.