Bacteria in wild bears become more resistant to antibiotics when human antibiotic use is high.
The UN Climate Panel wants us to stop using fossil fuels. Hydrogen is an alternative – but not without overcoming some obstacles first.
The cytotoxic drugs used in chemotherapy can themselves contribute to the cancer cells developing resistance to treatment.
France covered up the consequences of their nuclear tests in the Pacific. As many as 110 000 people may have been exposed to radioactive fallout above the assumed safe levels.
People’s mood on Twitter varies according to more or less fixed patterns. Guess when we’re happiest.
Women are among the foremost athletes in the world. But few women head international sports organizations.
Young entrepreneurs are testing out drone transport of medical samples between two hospitals 100 kilometres apart.
Dopamine is often called the “happy” or “feel-good” hormone. It can help explain both autistic behaviours and men’s need for passion in order to succeed.
The higher parents’ education level, the more likely it is that their children will survive the first five years of life. Over three million births have been examined.
Most people obtain their information from multiple sources. Social media’s dreaded “echo chambers” have little significance for most of us, a new study shows.
Billions could be saved and earned by digitalizing the mining and metals industry. China and Norway are working together to make it happen.
Disposable products are bad. But durable goods account for two-thirds of the global household’s energy footprint.
Women and men are often jealous for completely different reasons. This gender difference occurs so early that it surprised the researchers.
The toxic pollutants in your ski wax basically never disappear. A Norwegian lake and the area around several Norwegian airports are full of them, and so is your body.
For more than 100 years, we’ve known that some metal alloys become stronger by being kept at room temperature. But we haven’t understood all the details – until now.
A lot of young people struggle with depression, a fact that is especially true for girls. But youth who are physically active are less vulnerable.
Do you regret what you did the last time you had the option of a one night stand? You probably have not learned anything to help you next time.
Some patients are more profitable for Norwegian hospitals than others. Most hospital physicians believe that managers care too much about the financial operation of hospitals.
Metal production generates considerable emissions of greenhouse gases. But the type of ore used in production can make a big difference.
Rich countries get vaccines first. People with high status or a lot of money are healthier and live longer. New technology could increase the disparities.
Two effective treatment methods for generalized anxiety disorders also reduces the neuroticism personality trait.
Everyone believes in at least one conspiracy theory, according to conspiracy researchers. Conspiracy theories aren’t reserved for angry Republicans in the United States. Do you think Biden stole the election?
New discoveries are making silicon production cleaner, and solar cells of the future will become even more environmentally friendly.
More biofuels are needed to counteract climate change. But producing them shouldn’t diminish food production or wilderness areas. The solution may be to grow more grass on recently abandoned cropland.
Having several chronic health problems at the same time is common – especially among people with the fewest resources.
Why do people fiddle with their smartphones when they’re with other people? Researchers have identified three main reasons.
Is it profitable for a company to switch to sustainable production? Researchers conclude that it probably often is.