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Danish children are reaching puberty earlier

A new study shows that Danish children start puberty earlier than their parents did.

Strong increase in Norwegian pay gap

The difference between those who earn the most and the least in Norway has increased, according to new data from Statistics Norway. This increase is clearly greater in the public sector than the private sector.

Scientists are removing CO2 from the air to make new products

Scientists are experimenting with a kind of artificial photosynthesis to replace oil in manufactured goods.

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?