Criminal Law: Work that never ends
As a student, Jørn Jacobsen encountered Norwegian criminal law – and he never got over it, or past it. The recruitment scholarship from the Trond Mohn Foundation gave him the opportunity to delve more deeply into issues involving power, criminal offences, freedom and penology.
Trans-Arctic shipping and the tragedy of the polar ice cap
The Arctic sea ice is melting. Areas that previously have been covered with ice are opening up, facilitating increased access for ship traffic in the Arctic Ocean. How can the need for preservation of the vulnerable Arctic environment meet the world's need for trade and transport?
Asthma medicine halves risk of Parkinson's
Using data gathered from 100 million Norwegian prescriptions, researchers at the University of Bergen have found that asthma medicine can halve a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
Bubbles in the blood fight pancreatic cancer
The use of microbubbles nearly doubles the survival time of patients with pancreatic cancer, a new Norwegian clinical trial shows. This is the first time this technique is used to treat patients.