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Was rape common in the Middle Ages?

TV shows such as "Game of Thrones" on HBO and "Norsemen" depict rape as having been commonplace in the past. But is that correct?

How does Denmark have better healthcare than the US for less money?

OPINION: Forget healthcare policy, it’s the culture.

The Reformation transformed the aristocracy from warriors to bureaucrats

As the king consolidated power, the ruling class adapted to maintain its influence.

If it sounds and smells good, it helps us buy

Customers lingered longer and bought more based on the atmosphere in the store.

New study counters social media fears

The fear that Facebook and Twitter spread fake news seems exaggerated.

Norwegians are happy to help others

Over 90 percent of people residing in Norway say they have someone they can ask for assistance. Be that help to carry a heavy object up stairs or someone to borrow money from.

P-value abuse distorts scientific publication

But other methods could be used to judge the significance of scientific conclusions.

Secrets and lies: The psychology of conspiracy theories

Belief in conspiracy theories can influence politics, health, the environment, and even job satisfaction. So what makes people believe them and what can we do about it?

P-values--abused but not abandoned

This statistical tool plays a central role in analysing data, but it is under attack.

Those who feel their own heartbeats are more generous

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

Denmark’s first Viking king printed in 3D

Full reconstruction of Gorm the Old reveals a strange growth on his neck.

How China reduced Europe’s carbon footprint

Recent policy changes in China probably have a much bigger effect on EU and U.S. carbon footprints than any other factor.