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Why do writers write? One of the reasons is that they can create their own characters. According to Saket Saurabh, informatics researchers have the same relation to algorithms.
The mouth and anus are not connected in the development of the embryo as earlier thought, shows a ground-breaking study from the Sars Centre, published in Nature Ecology and Evolution.
Menopausal women appear to experience a decline in lung function, comparable to smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 years.
180 students at the University of Bergen (UiB) experienced problems finishing their exams due to technical problems from an external supplier.
Professor Marit Skivenes has been awarded the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant for the research project DISCRETION. She receives the grant to conduct ground-breaking research on discretionary decision-making in child protection systems.
New study challenges the long-held idea that saturated fats are unhealthy.
The neuroscientist and music therapist Stefan Kölsch at the University of Bergen has received funding for his project to help Alzheimer’s patients through music.
No one can protect themselves from falling ill, but we can protect those who are ill from being deprived of their dignity. A new book shows how patients can be met with a care that preserves their dignity.
On 30 November, the Norwegian Citizen Lab was opened at the University of Bergen. The lab is open for researchers who want to test public attitudes to important issues in society.
Professor emerita Ida Blom has passed away at age 85. Blom was a pioneer of women’s history studies and had a major influence on the rise of women’s history research in Norway, Scandinavia and internationally.
Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.
Professor Don Kalb will establish a research group to do research on the escalating contradictions of the new global capitalism in China, the global South and Europe.
On Tuesday 22 November, Minister of Trade Monica Mæland officially opened the University of Bergen's new pilot project plant for growing of micro algae at the Technology Centre Mongstad, north of Bergen. The goal is to develop micro algae to use as feed in the aquaculture industry.
Survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had a more than two-fold increased risk of suicide compared to their non-cancer peers.
A new study from the University of Bergen suggests that Parkinson’s disease may be caused by failure of the microscopic powerhouses of the cell, called mitochondria, to adapt to the effects of aging.
Michael Baumgartner is the mind behind the method Coincidence Analysis. Fittingly, coincidence played a major role when he chose his career in philosophy.
- Non communicable diseases, like kidney diseases, are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, says the Tanzanian doctor Paschal Ruggajo. As a Ph.D-candiate at UiB he has looked into the reasons, and possible solutions, to this problem.
Latin American newspapers use a technical language when describing poverty. According to researcher Ana Beatriz Chiquito, this makes it more difficult to understand the causes and effects of poverty.

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