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Oil Companies Work In Extreme Conditions
2012-11-26 11:49:18

The northward shift of Norway's oil industry means it must adjust to temperatures down to -30°C, storms, sleet and snow, and drift ice; and to the blackest night

2012-01-19 13:33:06

Youngsters in Norway today are not as fit as earlier generations, and even the best perform less well.

2012-01-06 14:41:57

The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker.

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2011-01-19 14:30:00

Associate professor Anne Mangen at the University of Stavanger’s Reading Centre asks if something is lost in switching from book to computer screen, and from pen to keyboard.

2011-01-07 11:20:21

When interviewed by the BBC, the now retired BP boss Tony Hayward admitted to his company’s insufficient response to the Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico.

2010-12-29 13:56:15

Digital bullying among young people is on the rise.

2010-12-29 13:46:56

Conflicting roles among military and civilian personnel is counterproductive to NATO’s strategy for peace in Afghanistan, concludes PhD candidate Lillian Katarina Stene after six months in the country.

2010-08-19 14:53:08

By combining meteorology and archaeology, scientists may discover old sea routes and mooring sites, and boost our knowledge of ancient maritime culture.

2010-07-29 16:57:52

What's a Stone Age axe doing in an Iron Age tomb?

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2010-03-22 09:38:45

More than a third of Ghana’s population believe that AIDS is caused by witchcraft. But large-scale intervention programs for improving health standards have convinced people to trust medical explanations of the disease.


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shavie
  • A trick or prank.
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