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Racing to be the first to create the world's heaviest element

All heavy elements are created in gigantic supernova explosions. Now scientists are competing to create the world's heaviest element in a laboratory.

Bone density project sheds new light on risks

Low bone density may significantly increase the risk of fracture in women as young as 50, new research reveals. Previous studies suggested that this only applied to older people.

Avoiding the stock exchange

Companies with large, dominating owners tend to avoid the stock exchange. Companies with many owners, or with institutional owners are more inclined to go public.

Strenghten your willpower over the Internet

A psychology professor-cum-entrepreneur has taken on the task of helping people to drink less, quit smoking and exercise more – over the Internet.

Temperature differences give rise to electricity

Over half of all the energy in the world is lost as useless waste heat. Much of this heat loss can now be converted to electricity.

Honey bee mystery protein is a freight train for health and lifespan

Why are bee colonies worldwide suffering mysterious deaths? A new study describes a single bee protein that can promote bee health and solve a major economic challenge.

Value-based leadership – not orders

Qualified leadership features highly on the agenda of many knowledge-intensive firms. The rapid growth of these corporations has exposed the need for professional management.

How to prepare for the unthinkable

The terrorist attack on Norway this summer and earlier assassinations of Swedish politicians were wake-up calls. The Nordic countries must acquire skills to handle new crises.

What’s it like to be a bee?

Information obtained from the tiny brain of a fly, cockroach or bee can be applied to studying the far more complex information processing mechanisms found in humans.

A culture of smaller wage differences

A short distance of power is the explanation for the small wage differences between industrial workers and top executives in Norway, as shown in a study of salaries in 25 countries.
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