Controversial ME/CFS study was ethically approved. Then stopped. And now approved once more.
The study aims to test how an intensive psychological course works for ME patients. Approval is contingent on the PhD candidate’s conflict of interest being clearly mentioned. The Norwegian ME Association may appeal the approval.
Transformation of the Far Right: What can protest event analysis tell us?
The far right today is a global and diverse phenomenon, that encompasses a wide range of different actors and organizations. Tamta Gelashvili argues that scholarship on the far right would benefit from the use of Protest Event Analysis (PEA) to analyze and compare far-right mobilization across cultural contexts and over time.
Can beta-glucans from the health food store become a weapon in the fight against cancer and deadly infections?
Forty years ago, two Norwegian professors saw cancerous tumours shrink and disappear. They saw laboratory animals survive deadly infections. And all because of a special substance found in nature. But the rest of the research community wasn’t that impressed. Why did this substance end up in health food stores, and never as a drug developed in Norway?
Standard research fish lacks a standard diet
Zebrafish have been used as a research standard to help scientists expand our understanding of everything from skin cancers to cardiovascular disease. But one Norwegian researcher cautions that research that relies on zebrafish might be less reliable because the fish are not fed a standardised diet.