New lessons from the worst oil spill disaster ever Ten years ago, the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico killed eleven men and resulted in the largest accidental oil spill in history. Years of investigations concluded that the drilling crew missed critical warning signals that would have stopped
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Fact-Checking: Why Climate Sceptics are Wrong Tired of people claiming that the climate crisis isn’t real? You’re not the only one. This is why they are wrong. Rapid climate change is happening and the evidence it is caused by human activity is overwhelming. The Norwegian research organisation SINTEF does not
Less sleep reduces positive feelings Sleep deprivation makes us feel less happy, active, attentive and purposeful, according to a new sleep study from NTNU. Sleeping less than normal impacts how we feel the next morning. “Not in the sense that we have more negative feelings, like being down or depressed.
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Combination drug treatments for COVID-19 show promise in cell culture tests In the absence of a vaccine for COVID-19, researchers across the globe are in pursuit of possible treatments for the disease. Now a team of Norwegian and Estonian researchers have established a cell culture that allows them to test