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Published Nov. 22, 2022 9:21 AM

A doctor discovers bacteria in a sample that is causing a case of pneumonia and prescribes antibiotics. But at the same time, there is another, nastier variant of bacteria lurking in the patient’s body that is very glad to have got rid of its competitor. 

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Published Oct. 20, 2022 9:36 AM

You are sitting in a meeting at work and your mind starts to wander to another place. Suddenly, you realise that the person leading the meeting has asked you a question that you have not heard. Why does this happen?

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Published May 2, 2022 1:25 PM

Are you impressed when NASA manages to calculate the time and speed of a rocket’s trajectory? A new study shows that your brain has a “nerd centre” capable of even more complex calculations.

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Published Jan. 14, 2022 2:33 PM

Imagine zooming in millions of times into your body until you reach the innermost part of your cells. A group of scientists at UiO is doing just that, to help researchers all over the world prove their theories.

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Published Dec. 1, 2021 10:32 AM

Was it that you should be careful when taking two medicines at the same time, and should you be lifting heavy things? Health professionals should employ a definite strategy when giving patients information, researchers maintain.