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All forms of sexual harassment can cause psychological harm

Even the least severe forms of sexual harassment can have serious consequences for high school students who are targeted. Girls struggle the most.

Those who feel their own heartbeats are more generous

A new study shows an association between kind-heartedness and detecting one’s own heartbeats.

Is e-cycling good exercise?

Using an e-bike instead of a car is obviously a contribution to a better environment and less climate change. But do e-bikes also promote health or do their electric motors make everything too easy?

Bowel disease in childhood raises cancer risks

People who suffered Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis before the age of 18 have twice the risk of developing cancer, according to a Swedish study.

Babies can estimate likelihood

Infants are remarkably good at using information around them to figure out the likelihood of an event, according to a new study.

Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

Medicine against parasites like Tapeworms and Giardia, contains a substance that kills prostate- and colon cancer.

The Norwegian Home Guard's shape shown to be better than its reputation

New study finds Norwegian Home Guard soldiers to be quite physically fit.

Is our sense of community weakened by increased immigration?

Does increased immigration make us less willing to contribute to the common good? And if so, can personal contact and friendship remedy this reluctance? To find the answer, economists have studied room mates in the military.

Thrifty medieval bailiffs accidentally saved Old Norse texts

Norwegian archivists have found hidden treasures in medieval accounting records, including a slightly different version of the saga of Olav the Holy. Now you can see them online.

Is your cat unhappy? It might have arthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common problem among cats but the symptoms can be hard to diagnose. A new pressure mat could make it easier to determine when a cantankerous cat is suffering from painful joints.