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Is scientific misconduct a bigger problem than we think?

Scientific misconduct might be a bigger problem than scientists think, but what is it and how can we stop it?

Denmark and Sweden take another look at how they investigate scientific misconduct

After a series of scandals in Nordic science, Denmark and Sweden are rethinking how they investigate allegations of academic fraud and misconduct.

This simple experiment shows how easy it is for society to become segregated

OPINION: It seems obvious: if we are tolerant of people who are different from us, then our friends should come from all sections of society, our neighbourhoods should include people from all different races and our workplaces should have a good balance of men and women.

What motivates high school kids to choose a higher education?

Suprisingly, parents and friends have little say in the matter, according to one researcher.

Who were the first Norwegian crusaders?

Several thousand Norwegians answered the call of the Pope to undertake the perilous journey to Jerusalem.

Recess improves student performance

Long school days are part of everyday life for many school kids, but it is important to give students time to recover, shows new study.

Unique jewellery from the British Isles found in Danish Viking grave

A Danish Viking burial site contains a buckle that may have come from Ireland or Scotland.

Young women long for children after they lose a parent

We still follow our parents lead when it comes to how many children we have and when we have them. But the loss of a parent can push us to start sooner.

Creative crisis in the university lecture hall

Passive teaching techniques scare creative thinkers from the classroom, a Norwegian study suggests.

Peer review is like a lottery

OPINION: Peer review is not the automatic seal of approval that it may seem. It depends more on what the journals want to publish.

Bodybuilders on drugs might be a case of male identity crisis

These pumped-up bodies may hide deep insecurities, according to one researcher.

Frustrated employees are more effective

Some amount of frustration can prompt us to take new initiatives and introduce new effective methods at work, shows new research.

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