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Clever fungi catch a ride with beetles

Fungi living in wood are very important decomposers. But what do they do when the wood is decomposed and gone? How do they find new food?

Can orange light help patients with mental illness?

A new treatment is being tested at an emergency psychiatric centre in Trondheim, where the windows and lamps are equipped with orange filters.

Why do we like watching horror films?

It allows us to feel anxious in a safe environment, according to film scholar and psychologist.

Embarrassed to exercise in front of colleagues

Non-gym-goers feel self-conscious when working out with colleagues, according to a new study.

All forms of sexual harassment can cause psychological harm

Even the least severe forms of sexual harassment can have serious consequences for high school students who are targeted. Girls struggle the most.

Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer

Medicine against parasites like Tapeworms and Giardia, contains a substance that kills prostate- and colon cancer.

The Norwegian Home Guard's shape shown to be better than its reputation

New study finds Norwegian Home Guard soldiers to be quite physically fit.

Is our sense of community weakened by increased immigration?

Does increased immigration make us less willing to contribute to the common good? And if so, can personal contact and friendship remedy this reluctance? To find the answer, economists have studied room mates in the military.

Fly hunter has discovered 30 new species

A researcher has recently published a description of eight new non-biting midge species, but has found many more.

Caged blue mussels can be used to monitor the environment

Wild blue mussels can reveal the amounts of pollutants in the water. But can farmed mussels do the same job?
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