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2014-01-09 08:27:02

Highlights BGB324's potential as a novel treatment for NSCLC in patients with acquired drug resistance BERGEN, Norway, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights

Underwater Volcano System Proposed As National Park For Norway
2013-08-05 05:11:28

Off the coast of Norway, on the floor of the Arctic Ocean, lies a largely unexplored world of undersea volcanoes. This system, with the fanciful name of Loki's Castle, contains rich metal deposits and unique wildlife.

Youth Therapy For Scandinavia's Glaciers And Landscape
2012-09-24 11:45:58

The high elevation flat surfaces characteristic of the Norwegian landscape are in geologically terms young, according to a paper in Nature Geoscience.

Image 1 - Ancient Environment Led To Current Marine Biodiversity
2011-11-28 05:49:20

Much of our knowledge about past life has come from the fossil record, but how accurately does that record reflect the true history and drivers of biodiversity on Earth?

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2010-11-01 11:39:30

A study of 40,000 Norwegians found that people who regularly exercise during their free time are less likely to have symptoms of depression and anxiety.

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2009-07-23 08:08:15

In a Nature letter published July 23, 2009, Norwegian researchers present evidence that the auroras in the Northern and the Southern hemispheres can be totally asymmetric.

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2009-04-27 11:17:27

Operators of subsea fields on the continental shelf spend huge sums on combating insidious ice-like crystals, but a chemical jigsaw puzzle that is being pieced together in SINTEF is at last offering hope of a less expensive means of protection against this “ice”.

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2009-02-17 08:34:57

An article published in the prestigious science magazine Nature Geoscience yesterday shows that the period towards the end of the ice age was engraved by extreme and short-lived variations, which finally terminated the ice age.

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2008-04-22 19:54:04

A new study conducted by scientists in Norway has found that performing routine, monotonous tasks switches the brain into a “rest mode”, increasing the likelihood of mistakes.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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