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New record: World’s oldest animal is 507 years old

It’s time to rewrite the record books. New accurate dating shows that the world’s oldest animal was 507 years old when it died in 2006. That’s more than 100 years older than previously thought.

Living power cables discovered in Danish bay

Scientists have found bacteria that function as live electric cables at the bottom of the sea.

Finland, the new lithium powerhouse?

Lithium is in high demand all over the world. Now mining for the valuable metal is about to start in Finland.

Norwegian elite support immigration

The social elite in Norway are more supportive of immigration than the rest of the country’s population. The elite are also very supportive of the welfare state, but not everyone with lots of money is thrilled with the redistribution of wealth.