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Nut consumers live longer lives

People who eat a handful of nuts every day have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer, and they are less likely to die from respiratory diseases, diabetes and infections, according to a new study.

Very-high-fat diet reversed obesity and disease risk

New study challenges the long-held idea that saturated fats are unhealthy.

Milk proteins have slimming effect

Proteins from milk kept mice slim, whereas proteins from pork and chicken had the opposite effect.

The pros and cons of being an international student in Norway

The students are pleased with the quality of Norwegian academia, but feel they have no contact with their Norwegian classmates.

Norwegian researchers start jihad archive

Jihadists’ propaganda and glossy magazines have now been assembled on a website to facilitate research.

Speed warning system saves lives and reduces emissions

Using a speed warning system in Norway could reduce both the average speed of vehicles and their emissions, concludes a recent report. Lower speeds also lead to fewer fatalities and serious injuries on the roads.

Robots that look like us

VIDEO: Japan is at the forefront of building all kinds of different robots, from industrial machines to robots that look like humans and can talk to us. The only purpose for these humanoid robots is to make us happy.

Harder to predict heart problems among smokers

A method for testing whether you run a high risk of a heart attack seems to be less reliable if you are a smoker.

What is a pure tone?

Most of us can recognize when music is out of tune. Why can we hear this, and what exactly is a pure tone?

Why you shouldn't exercise too hard

A mounting number of patients are being admitted to hospitals with muscle injuries caused by overdoing a workout.