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Making smart technology available to children with functional disabilities

Various apps and tools can make the daily lives of children and young adults easier and more enjoyable. However, more needs to be done before municipalities can offer these solutions.

Home monitoring of COPD patients could lead to fewer hospital admissions

New technology enables patients to self-test to find out whether the disease has progressed.

Smart sensor technology could mean better sausage and chips

Full temperature control leads to better sausages, and control of water content means better chips: new study.

Viking ship discovered in Norway

...along with a large number of burial mounds and longhouses in Østfold County. The new finds were detected using georadar.

How many CWD-infected animals are out there?

Norwegian scientists present new tools to improve estimates of chronic wasting diseases among wild deer.

Measuring the risk of radicalisation – is it really possible?

Are tools for gauging the risk of radicalisation used correctly?

Rock glaciers gain speed as permafrost thaws

The acceleration of rock glaciers in Scandinavia has been documented for the first time. It can be linked to the thawing of the permafrost in the north.

Training can treat eating disorders

New study combines training and dietary guidance as a therapy for eating disorders. Although the use of training to treat eating disorders has been controversial, the results suggest that it could be more effective than cognitive therapy.

A simple change of routine reduces the risk of shoulder injuries in handball

Researchers have devised a new warm-up routine to prevent shoulder injuries.

Bringing fish heads and bones back to the dinner table

New project will convert residual by-products into high-quality, functional ingredients, using efficient and sustainable processing methods.
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Crosswords, knitting and gardening lower the risk of Alzheimer's

Physical activity can prevent dementia in the elderly. But activities that stimulate the brain, such as reading, going to concerts or weeding the garden, also lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease regardless of how much physical activity the person does, a Swedish study says.