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Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences
Climate-driven plague outbreaks in Asia were repeatedly introduced into medieval Europe, new research from CEES, Norway, and WSL, Switzerland, shows.
Women were important agents in viking colonizations overseas, new research lead by Erika Hagelberg shows.
Opening of the aDNA lab
May 22, 2015 09:38 AM
The new ancient DNA lab officially opened at IBV/CEES)
Fundings for cancer research
Nov 4, 2014 06:49 PM
The Norwegian Cancer Society recently distributed 173 million NOK to 109 cancer research programmes. Eight of them at IBV.
From Easter Island: A birthday greeting for Thor Heyerdahl.
Oct 6, 2014 04:19 PM
A group of researchers from Stanford University and the University of Oslo are in Easter Island as part of a project to study human genetic variation in the Pacific region.
On pelvis and head size
Apr 21, 2015 09:34 AM
PNAS study on large heads, narrow pelvises and difficult childbirth in humans gets attention.
Bacterial DNA from the Black Death found in teeth
Feb 9, 2015 04:43 PM
Biologists at CEES, Department of Biosciences, are now making a giant effort to identify the relationship between climate change, rat infestations, and the many major plague epidemics throughout history. The knowledge may be used to predict the next plague outbreak.
Ig Nobel award in media
Sep 29, 2014 10:42 AM
Articles on the Ig Nobel awards 2014, featuring IBV research with polar bear disguise.