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Researchers give false legitimacy to alternative health products

Over the past 20 years, a Norwegian researcher has been paid to study alternative health products. He nearly always finds that they are effective. We have gone through his research in detail.

Researchers’ top tips for tourists in Norway

Many tourists are unprepared when heading out on various excursions in Norway. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your trip.

Can you spot the difference between these cats?

Using algorithms in a computer program, researchers can simulate the processes that happen in our brains when we sift through important and unimportant image information?

How to avoid insulting co-workers in other countries

Irritation, frustration and misunderstandings can arise when employees in Norwegian companies communicate with colleagues abroad. Poor English can cause more confusion than cultural differences, according to a Norwegian researcher.

Cash's masculine vulnerability

In this in-depth interview, researcher Eirik Askerøi talks about how he interprets the musician Johnny Cash.

Can't agree on harmfulness of GMO maize

A Norwegian study suggested that GMO maize could potentially be harmful to the environment. But the study was dismissed by the European Food Safety Authority, who claimed the study was flawed.

Do pregnant women really have a special 'glow'?

Expectant women often hear their skin has an exceptional glow. Is this a myth or is pregnancy doing wonders for their skin?

How long are you affected by caffeine?

Some claim they have trouble sleeping if they have had any coffee later than noon. Can caffeine really have that long an effect on the body, or is it all in the mind?

How Norwegians looked at sex offenders 100 years ago

Society's view on sex offenders wasn’t merciful. And if men were unemployed and vagrants to boot, they were regarded as particularly immoral.

Eight strategies behind successful brands

Why do some brands become bestsellers while others bite the dust? Top brands manage to strike a chord in in the public or gratify our “internal snob”.