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Half of new Norwegian HIV-patients are heterosexual

Half of Norwegian heterosexual men who become infected have had casual sex in Thailand. Women are most likely to become infected by their regular partner.

Where do bats go in the winter?

Bats are quite visible in Norwegian skies during the summer, but scientists are not quite sure what happens to them in winter.

What does the rise of Geert Wilders say about politicians in Europe?

Many observers thought Holland’s Geert Wilders and his Freedom Party might sweep the country’s recent elections, but he did not. Yet his popularity highlights how poorly politicians have addressed political unrest across Europe.

Statistics might save us from resistant bacteria

Researchers have found a new method to develop antibiotics that are tailored to kill multi-resistant bacteria.

Norwegian researchers are making super-efficient solar cells

In the future, solar cells can become twice as efficient by employing a few smart little nano-tricks.

Dogs and humans' long-lasting relationship

Why do humans and dogs get on so well? Learn more in this podcast.

Do immigrants get better lives?

Does life improve for people after moving to another country? In this age of massive migrations, researchers are beginning to come up with answers.

New allergy test promises safer antibiotic use

Allergies to antibiotics are the most common form of medication allergies and, in the worst cases, can result in anaphylaxis and death. Sintef is participating in the development of a new allergy test that will make it easier to provide patients with safe and correct treatments.

She stutters, but hardly anyone knows it

Berit Løkken belongs to a rare type of stutterers that you might never have heard of.

A preference for casual sex increases risk of harassment

Adolescents who are open to casual sex are more often involved in sexual harassment – both as victims and as perpetrators.