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Be lightning smart!

During thunderstorms, when Thor the God of Thunder starts wielding his hammer, SINTEF researchers know exactly what you should and shouldn't do if you want to keep safe.

Wild horses could soon return to Europe

Scientists say we could have wild horse populations running free in just two decades.

New type of infection by ticks leaves no visible symptoms

Scientists warn GPs to be aware of a new strain of bacterial infection from tick bites that leave no characteristic red rash and results in an intermittent fever.

How bats fly

Bats fly at night to avoid being eaten by birds of prey. Despite poor visibility, darkness and ambient noise, bats capture their prey with amazing precision.

Ants care for their sick to avoid epidemics

Even though ants live and work close together in colonies, their nests are rarely hit by epidemics.

3D technology allows scientists to model Greenland's past

VIDEO: See how the scientists used 3D technology to discover new details about Greenland’s past.

Birds on the Galápagos Islands have developed new eating habits

New study on the eating habits of birds on the Galápagos Islands have surprised scientists.

Birds on the Galápagos Islands have developed new eating habits

New study on the eating habits of birds on the Galápagos Islands have surprised scientists.

Two birds have cheated scientist for decades

Scandinavian scientists have turned the family trees of two birds upside down using genetic analysis.

Mice population explodes

The mouse population has spiked in southern Norway this year. Scientists have rarely seen such increases.