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Monitoring the movements of sea trout

The sea trout populations of central Norway have declined by as much as 60 percent. Researchers are trying to find the causes.

Moth invasions cause damage in the sub-arctic birch forest

In just seven years, as much as one-third of the mountain birch forest in the North Calotte region was defoliated by two moth species. Researchers now have a better understanding of what happened.

Rich boys more competitive in economic experiments

Whereas the gender difference in competitiveness is large among adolescents with high-educated parents, it is non-existent among those from the least educated parents.

A major step towards better wheat

A new research breakthrough will enable us to develop more robust and better wheat varieties in the years ahead.

Medical practice increases the risk of suicide

Patients who have tried to kill themselves with an overdose of prescription drugs, are prescribed even more medication after the attempt.

Bosses use social media at work more than employees

“Do as I say, not as I do” seems to be the motto of managers when it comes to using social media during working hours.

Substantial emission cuts from cars

New passenger cars in Norway are emitting increasingly smaller amounts of greenhouse gases.

Passion for work can be a problem

Feeling passionate about one's job is usually a good thing – but not always. For some it could lead to an unhealthy obsession.

Prosperity leads to violence in India

The violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims in India are generally attributed to religion. Economic factors may provide a better explanation.

Physical activity makes osteoporosis sufferers more confident

A treatment regime consisting of exercise and guidance reduces the fear of falling in women with osteoporosis.
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