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How the police can detect a group of liars

Researchers are suggesting a new option for interrogation: Put all the potential criminals in the same room and let them expose one another.

The king fought for the Norwegian constitution – and his son

Christian Frederick didn’t have the Norwegian people in mind when he defended their constitution. He wanted his own son to assume the throne, claims a researcher.

What is the world’s weirdest language?

VIDEO: This language lacks words for numbers and colours. But at least it can be whistled.

Energy savings in shopping centres

Shopping centres are major energy consumers with significant opportunities for savings. Researchers are currently checking the impact of savings made on lighting and air-conditioning at the City Syd centre in Trondheim.

Heart disease – more serious for women?

On average, women live longer than men. But for women with cardiovascular disease who undergo open-heart surgery, it’s different.

Science wars in the age of Donald Trump

OPINION: If Brexit signified the end of facts, what does the election of Donald Trump tell us?

Arguments over religious tolerance haven’t progressed in 400 years

You might think that the heated debate over niqabs, burkinis and other expressions of religious beliefs are a sign of the times. But you would be wrong. As early as the 1600s, major European thinkers disagreed over the meaning of free speech and religious tolerance.

Trump win could be dramatic for Norwegian economy

Norwegian researchers think a President Trump could trigger a trade war and stagnation that would have an impact on Norway.

"They don’t treat Norwegian prisoners like that"

Romanians and Roma report experiences of racism and discrimination in Norwegian prisons. They often claim that they are not provided opportunities to which they have a rightful claim.

Piecing together bits of Norway’s medieval history

Researchers at Norway’s National Archives and National Library are making new discoveries in centuries-old pieces of documents used to reinforce ledgers.