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New Greenlandic cuisine is changing cultural identity

GREENLAND: Greenland is experiencing a type of gastronomic revolution that is changing their national identity, says researcher.

Three-step drying keeps people fed in Faroe Islands

“The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind.” Dylan’s refrain is also applicable to the question of how fish, meat and poultry can make it to the plate year round without a freezer or fridge.

19th century undertaker introduced the world to dieting

Historical studies of obesity contradict the myth that being fat was a sign of health in days gone by. The first evidence of modern dieting did not emerge until the 1860s, say researchers.

’Twas dangerous to insult a Viking

You had to watch your tongue during the Viking era. Insulting someone could get you killed on the spot. But could you get away with murder?

New EU law puts patient health at risk

New regulations for sharing patient data in human trials puts Europeans' safety at risk, say scientists.

Watching sex on TV does not make teenagers sexually active

There is no correlation between what kids watch on TV and their sex life, shows new study. Instead, parents and friends may play a bigger role.

Clear link between sexting and partner violence

Teenagers who send digital messages with sexual contents are far more exposed to violence in love relationships than others.

Genes shape our social ideological attitudes

Genes influence our ideological orientation towards topics such as border controls and attitudes towards religious extremism, but not on economics, shows new research.

Stopping violence at emergency wards

Doctors and nurses should be conscious of how they behave towards patients to avoid being attacked. Some patients at the emergency ward make threats or act violently if they feel insulted.

The geologist who wanted to understand the Sami

While his scientific contemporaries were exhuming skulls from Sami graves to measure them, the Finnish geologist and amateur anthropologist Väinö Tanner tried to see the Skolt Sami through their own eyes.

Science should be a part of our nightlife

Welcome to Science and Cocktails, a project that seeks to combine science with entertainment, after-work drinks, and music.

New discovery rewrites history of Denmark’s biggest royal castle

Excavations of Denmark’s biggest castle show that an overlooked king, Knud VI, played a much bigger roll in its history than was previously thought.

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