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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.

Skimming the cream of the shares

Investors who generate the most in brokerage commission are allowed to buy lucrative shares sold at initial public offerings on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Happier people in the Nordic countries

Nordic people are the epitome of happiness and satisfaction. Why is that?

The basement solves an oxygen puzzle

The Earth’s atmosphere did not become rich in oxygen in a single event, but through a series of episodes spread over hundreds of millions of years.
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