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They raise their sons to become better men in order to ensure equality for their daughters

Norwegian-Pakistani mothers who never got the chance to realise their ambitions on the job market have other plans for their own daughters. This affects the way they raise their sons.

Less waste with food wrapped in plants

Bioplastic packaging that extends the shelf life of food and tells us when it is no longer fit to eat will result in less waste.

Difficult to motivate patients to change

Patients with heart disease need guidance in how to adopt healthier eating habits, quit smoking and be more physically active. The health care system isn’t consistently providing that help.

Gene defect may point to solution for Alzheimer’s

University of Bergen researchers have found a protein that could hold the key to understanding how Alzheimer’s disease develops.

Why your mom and sister disapprove of your boyfriend

What woman doesn’t want to be with that sexy guy? But mom and sis think you should find a good, dependable man. And researchers know why.

How are we affected by colours?

Does the colour of the room really affect our mood? And If so, is the effect universal?

Videogame addiction linked to ADHD

Young and single men are at risk of being addicted to video games. The addiction indicates an escape from ADHD and psychiatric disorder.

The survival of species suddenly looks better

Findings on the Norway spruce show how plants and animals can adapt better to climate change than previously envisaged.

Piano – the best suited instrument for the female body

Straddling the legs around a cello was considered immoral; sitting by the piano was more becoming for a lady. Thus, women became important for the development of piano composition and play.

Boosting the brain can lead to an overload

Electrical stimulation of the brain's cells whilst solving challenging tasks can lead to mental overload.