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Your walk and odour betray you

Soon you will be identified by body odour and your behaviour in public places. Researchers investigate the public's feelings about a higher degree of identification.

Norway’s coast challenging for offshore wind turbines

An offshore wind turbine currently costs twice as much to build as an onshore wind turbine. Truer pricing of environmental costs will help make renewable energy cost-effective.

Finding the subatomic needle in the haystack

Two of the greatest mysteries in physics today are the nature of dark matter and the behavior of the gravitational force at a subatomic level. The scientists at CERN are hard at work to solve these mysteries with the ATLAS super digital camera at the LHC collider.

Why we look at pretty faces

Few visual impressions can be compared to humans’ interest for faces. New research suggests that our brain rewards us for looking at pretty faces.

Exercise boosts recovery after lung cancer surgery

Patients who underwent surgery for lung cancer benefited from exercising shortly after their procedure. With close guidance and a personal trainer many of the patients improved their physical fitness level beyond their starting point.

Bacteria from the sea join the fight against cancer and infections

Norwegian scientists are opening the gates of nature’s secret medicine factories, with the aim of giving us new weapons against cancers and resistant bacteria.

Why do we get so angry?

Some see red, some curse, some turn to violence and others pretend to be unperturbed. But why do we get so angry?

Test yourself: Are you addicted to shopping?

Young women, extroverts and neurotic persons are more at risk for compulsive shopping. Researchers have developed a new method to identify the addicts.

Smart help for elderly phone users

The elderly and the disabled may find that using a smartphone is difficult or incomprehensible. But one inventor found a solution to the problem.

We live longer – but with illness and pain

We are living longer than ever, but with more years of chronic illness and pain. Shouldn’t health care authorities focus more on curing these chronic illnesses?
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