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An historical look at meditation

Nowadays, numerous people meditate without a religious purpose, but the word "meditation" does in fact come from Christianity.

On the hunt for new antibiotics

An increasing number of life-threatening bacteria are becoming multi-resistant. Scientists from Norway and Denmark have united in their mission to outsmart the pathogens.

Beer brewing – from tradition to trend

There is a renewed interest in micro-brewing in Norway. Tradition and history are important ingredients. While taste is more important than ever.

'We need to develop new vaccines'

Scientists are in a constant arms race against pathogenic bacteria and viruses. Their goal is to develop vaccines that will last throughout our lives.

Young ME sufferers feel forgotten

Being diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome would be a challenge for anyone. Although, it might be particularly difficult for adolescents who should be out and about with their peers.

Wind power could cover Norway’s energy needs 20 times

University professor believes that Norway should make use of the country's untapped potential in wind power. Not everybody agrees with him.

Lack of efficient computer programs to facilitate architects

A generative design system can assist architects in the early stages of the design process by quickly generating and evaluating building models.

Viking raid may have saved British artefact

A gold object was stolen by Vikings and later buried with its new owner in Norway. That twist of fate probably saved a part of one of the oldest known British croziers.

Tailored fibromyalgia treatment using smartphones

Fibromyaligia patients became more active and less pain oriented after participating in a research programme involving a smartphone.

No danger from magnetic fields in electric cars

Have you ever been concerned that electric cars produce dangerous magnetic fields? Worry no more, because research shows that this is not the case.
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The Greenland Shark: an overlooked Creature

The Greenland shark is a mythicised and unpopular animal, perhaps due to a lack of knowledge. Now a research team has spent several weeks with some of Disko Bay’s Greenland sharks, where they performed risky experiments to find out more about the shark.