In Norway, a third of the fish we produce is used for animal feed. This could better be used for human consumption, providing more vitamin B12 and selenium, a new study shows.
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.
The room around you sways up and down and you feel seasick. While searching for the cause of dizziness, scientists at UiO have developed a new method for spinning things under a microscope and registering the activity in brain cells in movement.
If the blood supply to your brain decreases, it can trigger Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists at UiO wanted to find out whether this leads to more or fewer blood vessels and what role one particular protein plays in such a process.
Today, the main focus is on lowering high cholesterol levels in adults in order to prevent atherosclerosis. But then it is already too late - we should start focusing on lowering cholesterol in childhood, suggests professor Kirsten Holven.
Women know less about the so-called overdiagnosis of breast cancer compared to other aspects of mammogram screening. Despite this, there are few indications that women drop out of mammogram screening programmes after receiving more information.
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.
Half of the veterinarians with serious suicidal thoughts reported that their job was the most important contributing factor.