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How much power do civil servants actually have?

There are times where it seems like civil servants have more power than the politicians - but is it really so?

Where Norwegian lingo heads for limbo

The last generation of Norwegian-speaking Americans will soon be gone.

Managers should know more about emotions

Organizational psychologist calls for a more playful and caring leadership. This may give the employees confidence to make a greater effort.

The key to worldwide success for online businesses

Scepticism prevents consumers from buying cheaper goods from online stores in other countries. Getting your site translated is part of the solution.

Can seaweed burgers and potato mayo feed a growing world population?

The recent ’Food in the Future’ arrangement at Aarhus University offered some examples of what we will be eating in the future, including a seaweed burger and mayonnaise made from potato proteins.

More extreme right violence in Sweden and Finland

Right-wing extremist groups are mobilising in many parts of Europe. In the Nordic countries, the upswing in Sweden and Finland is particularly worrisome.

Outsourcing to China doesn’t pay off

Danish companies are barking up the wrong tree when they shift their production to China. There is actually more profit in sending part of the production to expensive countries such as Germany, new study suggests.

Photo gallery: The six styles of Viking art

Vikings decorated their objects with patterns and motifs. Researchers have identified six different styles that formed the fashion in the Viking Age.

Breivik wants to be researched

The Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik has contacted several researchers with a request to be interviewed. But they are hesitant about taking him up on his offer.

Can we trust news on Twitter?

Journalists use social media as a news source, but as they race to meet short deadlines it is not always easy to check and confirm the facts.

Do reckless drivers generally take more risks?

New research project aims to find out if reckless drivers are generally more willing to take risks in their lives. If so, we may have overestimated the importance that seat belts and drink driving have on road safety.

Why it’s easy to ignore good arguments

Even the very strongest arguments are not good enough to convince everyone. We need to rid ourselves of our notion of rational and irrational arguments, says researcher whose model will be tested in health campaigns.