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Gender gap in retirement: Norwegian men retire earlier than women

More than half of all Norwegian men approaching retirement age choose to draw an early pension. But only 20 per cent of all women do the same. Many of them are ineligible for early retirement.

Why you can't have free trade and save the planet

OPINION: For centuries world trade has increased not only environmental degradation, but also global inequality. The expanding ecological footprints of affluent people are unjust as well as unsustainable.

Is it possible to treat men who beat their partners?

Many men drop out when they seek therapeutic help for their violent tendencies. One researcher wanted to know why.

Why is so little plastic actually recycled?

A group of Danish and Swedish researchers have now tackled this exact question. Their answer? Money.

Loneliness and isolation can affect your heart

People who are lonely and isolated have more heart problems as compared to their more social peers. But the reasons behind this might be different than you think.

'Stay away from Allan, or you die'

A new research project examines threatening messages as a genre and the linguistic features characteristic of different types of threats.

How young people today view the Second World War

Danes, German, and Finnish youth all see the Second World War as an important historical event. But that is where the similarity ends.

Embarrassed to exercise in front of colleagues

Non-gym-goers feel self-conscious when working out with colleagues, according to a new study.

Slow-TV boosts national identity and traditional values

OPINION: Those who watch are most engaged in video shots of Norwegian nature and in getting to know the country.

Q&A: Professor Brian Cox talks scicomm

What is good science communication and how do you convey science in a time of fake and alternative news? A Q&A with particle physicist, author, and TV presenter Brian Cox.