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Thousands of plastic pieces are floating towards the Arctic

Ocean currents carry plastic debris from all over the world towards the Arctic, but we cannot blame it all on others.

Physicists explain: Gravitational Waves

Two scientists talk about how you compute the observational signatures from the birth of the Universe.

Will climate change affect Norwegian kelp forests in a positive way?

Climate change, including acidification of the oceans, will likely affect many of the plants and animals in our sea and oceans. Fresh research results indicate that kelp could be favoured by some of the changes.

Household cleaners can be as bad as smoking for your lungs

Cleaners who have regularly used cleaning sprays over 20 years were found to have reduced lung function equivalent to smoking 20 cigarettes a day over the same period.

Elderly people with dementia need more physical activity

A new study shows that elderly people with dementia who have good balance, muscular strength and mobility are less likely to suffer from depression.

Elephants outside the national park are more stressed

The stress levels in elephants living in the areas outside Etosha National Park is higher than in elephants living inside the park.

Researcher concerned: Are parents too focused on their smartphones?

Nina Misvær has five tips for parents: "Be conscious of your mobile phone use when you’re with your baby," she emphasises.

The midnight sun messes with the Arctic charr’s inner clock

Below ice and snow, in pitch dark, Arctic charr’s circadian clock still ticks with precision. The exception comes during the darkest and brightest weeks of the year, when daily activity rhythms break down.

Poor countries are more vulnerable to cyber attacs

Digitalization of poor countries is a good thing, but too little attention has been paid to the accompanying problems, according to one researcher.

Lawful casualty or victim of a war crime?

International law protects fighters and civilians differently. Establishing who has been a victim of a war crime and who has been a lawful casualty of war is not always easy.
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