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Gender gap in retirement: Norwegian men retire earlier than women

More than half of all Norwegian men approaching retirement age choose to draw an early pension. But only 20 per cent of all women do the same. Many of them are ineligible for early retirement.

Here’s what a warmer world will look like in Norway

The UN's new special report on the 1.5 degree C target describes dramatic consequences for ecosystems if global temperatures rise an average of 2 degrees. How vulnerable are Norwegian ecosystems under these conditions?

Norwegians are the most critical of the niqab and burka in the Nordics

Norway is more critical of face-covering garments like the niqab and burka than their Nordic neighbours, shows new Pew Research survey.

Here’s why you dread brainstorming at work

Brain storming and group think meetings could be killing off the very creativity that they intend to promote. Here’s how to make it work for everyone.

Computer games could help children cope with diabetes

…but they need to be good enough that kids want to play over and over again, says the researcher behind the game.

3D mammography can detect more tumours than conventional techniques

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis produces a three-dimensional image of the breast and can detect 34 per cent more tumours, shows new study.

Norway! Keep up with vegetarian trends!

A recent analysis shows that Norway still has untapped potential when it comes to developing its own plant-based products using local ingredients.

Home monitoring of COPD patients could lead to fewer hospital admissions

New technology enables patients to self-test to find out whether the disease has progressed.

Diabetes patients want more information about research

Research shows that diabetes patients do not just want to receive information about nutrition, but are also interested in learning about research and innovation. A new project will investigate how this can be done via social media.

Making smart technology available to children with functional disabilities

Various apps and tools can make the daily lives of children and young adults easier and more enjoyable. However, more needs to be done before municipalities can offer these solutions.