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Classroom culture decisive for learning

Teachers must exploit pupil culture to enhance teaching, according to new study.

Will your house stand in the next storm?

The amount of compensation paid out by insurance companies for flooding is rapidly escalating. What can homeowners do to avoid such damage? A web-based tool may be the answer.

Cancer treatment with fewer side effects

Side effects are currently the biggest problem with any cancer treatment. A treatment which kills only cancer cells, leaving other cells unaffected, is now underway.

Weighing up the causes of obesity

Stress can make you fat – and being obese can create stress. A new hypothesis seeks to explain how.

Rural Mozambique goes solar

A research collaboration between Mozambique and Norway aims to improve the everyday lives of rural villagers by the use of solar energy.

Climate change alters mountain plants

Climate change is having a more profound effect on alpine vegetation than at first anticipated.

A different kind of immigration problem

A new method is developed to assess the environmental risks posed by non-native species.

Full HD and GPS in a camera pill

Cameras ingested in the form of a pill make it possible to examine areas of the stomach and intestines that cannot be reached using traditional equipment.

No longer a private matter to slap your child

How much should Government intervene in domestic matters? In Norway they go all the way when it comes to domestic violence.

Differing dangers at sea

The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker. Seafarers also run a high risk of accidents.
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