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Helping fishing vessels to locate their catch

Big Data means that professional fishermen will soon be getting their own decision-making tool. It will tell them where fish shoals are located, and how their vessels can be operated as economically as possible.

How cars have transformed China

China has become both the world’s largest car market and the world’s largest producer of cars and vehicles. New vehicle sales in China have now surpassed those in the US.

Researchers’ top tips for tourists in Norway

Many tourists are unprepared when heading out on various excursions in Norway. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your trip.

Can you spot the difference between these cats?

Using algorithms in a computer program, researchers can simulate the processes that happen in our brains when we sift through important and unimportant image information?

Risk of reading and writing difficulties can be identified early

Teachers can use certain markers to identify Year One pupils who are at risk of developing reading and writing difficulties, as soon as they start school.

Children exposed to adult radiation levels from CT scans

Research shows that the radiation doses given to children in CT scans in the1990s were significantly higher than today.

Swapped lectures with video and group sessions

A Norwegian math lecturer figured he should be interacting more with his students, rather than just summarizing the course syllabus during the time he had disposable for teaching.

Norwegian prisons rehabilitate criminal offenders

Criminals who are sentenced to prison are less prone to reoffend. They are also more likely to work. This is shown by a study led by researchers at the University of Bergen.

Beer and a calf’s head yield gold and silver

Scientists striving to recreate the 500-year-old technique of mint masters found their solution in a boiled calf’s head and good beer.

Happier when taking the pills themselves

Earlier on, they needed assistance from a community nurse to take their pills, but now they take their medicine themselves with the help of a pill dispenser. The result is a better quality of life.
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