Leading epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm sits down with The Norwegian American to talk about public health and where we’re at with the pandemic today.
Category: Research & Science
As big questions about going back to school during the pandemic loom, Ilan Kelman reviews three studies about COVID-19 transmission in school.
Could trolls be folkloric renderings of Neanderthals? Archeologist Patrick Hunt considers archaeological and historical evidence to examine this claim.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its varied impacts and repercussions have had nearly devastating consequences for the Antarctic research community.
Ilan Kelman considers two recent studies in Norway that examine how forests and wood products contribute to Norway’s economy and landscapes.
The Arctic Environmental Responsibility Index seeks to better understand resource extraction and environmental responsibility in the Arctic.
What happens to animals in disasters? Ilan Kelman reflects on how disasters impact different groups of animals, from pets to service animals to wildlife.
With Norway having territorial claims on both the North and South Poles, disaster researchers ask: could Norway lead the way in polar disaster diplomacy?
Prominent Norwegian doctor Kaveh Rashidi explains in plain and clear language how the coronavirus vaccine works and busts common myths about vaccination.
2021 marks the beginning of the UN Decade of Ocean Science. Norway’s projected contributions are outlined by the Research Council of Norway.