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Gigantic multitouch displays become microscopes

Finnish researchers have created an entirely new way of performing microscopy: a large-screen multitouch digital microscope that makes today’s tablet computers look like postage stamps.

Proof: Monster Waves are real

Monster waves – also known as rogue waves - with wave heights up to 30 meters was once only something sailors could only hope to live to tell about.

Thumbs down for creative résumés

Applicants want to stand out. Many try taking a fresh approach to their résumé. But stepping outside the box is negative, a Norwegian study shows.

How to get better grades

If you choose the right learning strategy, you can improve your grades.

How to keep the best ones

How can an organisation hold onto the employees they don’t want to lose? Make sure they have work that gives them joy and meaning, a Norwegian study shows.

Ice makes snow white, blue, and creaky

It falls every year, but did you know that snow is ice? Ice expert Christer Jonasson from Sweden, explains the properties of the white flakes.

Risk of asthma added

Cleaning products and paints increase the risk of asthma and allergies in children.

Deciphering Svalbard’s climate history

At most times of year, you have to be prepared for very low temperatures when staying in Norway’s Arctic archipelago, Svalbard. But the weather is in fact much milder there today than it was in the 1800s.

Board evaluations mostly for show

Listed companies conduct board evaluations because they are expected to. The evaluations contribute little towards making boards more efficient.

CSR as corporate fashion

Companies are talking about and reporting on corporate social responsibility as never before. This doesn’t mean companies act any differently, a doctorate study indicates.
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