Conspiracy theories spread quickly early on in the pandemic, and social media received a lot of the blame. But not all social media are the same.
The coming wave of ageing Westerners could turn into a tsunami, but new technology is available to help. What kind of technology is needed? And do urban and rural areas need the same solutions?
Girls who “like” and comment on what others post on social media develop a worse self-image over time. Posting on your own profile doesn’t have the same effect.
Can art that literally takes your breath away make you more climate friendly? You can find out yourself if you happen to be in Madrid, at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 25.
How can we defend ourselves against false information? NTNU researchers provide some tips and tackle the problem during The Big Challenge Science Festival this week.
The American whistleblower Edward Snowden paints a frightening vision of the world we live in, where abuses of power extend far beyond the reaches of law and affect us all.
When companies like Cambridge Analytica use our data for political and commercial interests, it raises concerns about privacy and the integrity of democratic politics. But what exactly do our social media posts say about what we really think?
Many of the speakers at the Starmus Festival are superstars in their fields of expertise. But few have as many fans as Brian Cox, the researcher who also feels at home in popular culture.
Facebook is an important source of not only genuine, but also fake news. But now a new tool has been developed to expose the fakers.
Children can’t be shielded from all the dreadful news in the media – but we can help them cope with it.
After the Reformation, Norway’s Olav Haraldsson was no longer supposed to be worshipped as a saint. An Icelandic drinking horn offers some clues on how the saint’s status changed.
Type size is the most critical factor in being able to read printed text, but it doesn’t have to be as big as you might think.