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When hallucinatory voices suppress real ones

A brain mechanism in patients who hear inner voices prevents them from hearing real ones. A simple electronic application may help the patient learn to shift focus.

Omega-3 and 6 for premature babies

Premature babies are at greater risk of abnormal cognitive development and also have a higher incidence of concentration problems. Extra supplement of omega-3 and omega-6 in breast milk may benefit their development.

Cod grow larger with more light

Light conditions affect not only a cod’s puberty, but also its muscular development and ultimately its full size. The search for the optimal growth genes is on.

Immune cells from healthy people pulverise cancer

Immune cells from healthy individuals could be the new immune cure for cancer. This treatment can kill cancer cells without destroying neighbouring cells.

Dreams of a welfare state

Women in Southern Europe would like to live in a Nordic-style welfare state to improve their opportunities. But the financial crisis has made their dreams less realistic than ever.

World’s most claustrophobic lab

Two hundred metres below a Norwegian glacier, researchers take samples while the laboratory melts slowly over their heads.

Social media changes the role of the journalist

Professional ethics and source criticism are more important than ever for journalists, who are expected to master far more tools and platforms than before.

Commitment gives well-being at work

Employers will benefit more from contributing towards the well-being of the employees rather than keeping the employees as satisfied as possible.

Better structures with proper composites

Composite materials can withstand tremendous stress, which makes them useful in everything from pipes to speedboats to pedestrian bridges. But exactly how much can these materials actually tolerate?

Stable workload for Norwegian researchers

The amount of time Norwegian researchers spend on research and teaching has remained stable for ten years. There is a clear correlation between how much academic employees work and how much they publish.
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