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Anti-sea lice chemicals could be hazardous to other creatures

To treat sea lice infections, fish farms often use chemicals. However, these chemicals may cause collateral damage.

Physically active children are less depressed

Children benefit from physical activity. And it can even help children cope with depression.

Unequal access to international courts

People face great differences in their access to international courts. "The courts are facing several challenges to become more independent, open, and accessible to the people," says researcher.

Cancer cells grow by exploiting their neighbours

Researchers have discovered that cancer cells grow by stealing energy from their neighbouring cells.

Too little food from animal sources may increase risk of preterm birth

Pregnant women increase their chances of vitamin B12 deficiency if they don’t consume enough meat, milk or eggs. This vitamin is found only in animal products. A deficiency of the vitamin during pregnancy could have dramatic consequences for the foetus.

These bugs are a huge threat to crops in West Africa

Last year, a South-American moth caused great damage to maize and other crops in several West African countries, threatening the food security of millions of people.

Exercise helps prevent falls in Parkinson’s patients

Statistics show that 25 per cent of recently diagnosed patients suffered a fall in the first year. That came as a surprise to researchers. They had thought that falls tended to occur during later stages of the disease.

Heart monitoring using microsensors

Although, its diameter is less than that of a matchstick it is able to provide surgeons with more information than ever before.

Why do Norwegian youths believe the West is at war with Islam?

Nearly sixty percent of Oslo’s youth population believe the West is at war with Islam. Is it just a sign of the times?

One radiator to heat a whole floor

What happens to people’s comfort level when the heating system in a super-insulated building is simplified by installing only one radiator per floor?
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