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ADHD diagnosis not a good fit for daydreamers

Many children today are misdiagnosed with ADHD, say scientists in Norway.

Researcher wants to teach children to program robots

Some researchers think children should be spending more time learning about robots instead of being afraid of their development.

Norway struggles to help self-harming patients

A new study of patients with severe self-harming behaviour shows that poor collaboration within the Norwegian Health System itself is associated with major problems in patient care.

Trans-Arctic shipping and the tragedy of the polar ice cap

The Arctic sea ice is melting. Areas that previously have been covered with ice are opening up, facilitating increased access for ship traffic in the Arctic Ocean. How can the need for preservation of the vulnerable Arctic environment meet the world's need for trade and transport?

The youngest smoke more

An increasing number of children under 15 years old have started to smoke during the last 40 years in Europe.

Bigger people will need more food

Food demand is growing as people get bigger. Feeding a population of 9 billion in 2050 will require much more food than previously calculated.

What does sheep grazing do to the mountains?

Livestock grazing affects the landscape. What effects does it have on the vegetation?

Helping older adults become physically active

How can we entice more seniors to get up and out of their easy chairs? The Generation 100 study has combed through 70,000 exercise logs to find some answers.

New report will assess how humans evaluate nature

The new intergovernmental assessment will try to understand how humans value nature and the impact of these views on biodiversity and ecosystems.

What the world can learn from Brazilian coral reefs

Unlike Australia, coral reefs in Brazil haven’t seen any mass mortality events related to bleaching so far. Could Brazilian corals hold the key to more resilient reefs?