Tag : Microscopy

Fair game in the media debate concerning Lyme disease

Following its publication in Apollon (the official research magazine of the University of Oslo), Ivar Mysterud and Morten Laane’s research on the medical issues in chronically sick humans following tick bites, received extensive media attention in 2013. It did not take long before leading medical experts reported the research as unethical to the Norwegian Board of Health Supervision, resulting in a temporary research prohibition for Mysterud and Laane while the case was under investigation.

Read the full interview with Prof. Mysterud in “Helsemagasinet Vitenskap og Fornuft”

Ivar Mysterud











Text: Iver Mysterud

Is microscopy dangerous or immoral?

“You might get this impression with respect to the criticism professor Morten Laane got last year. Norway’s leading expert on microscopy (b. 1940) was, in the media, even accused of presenting artifacts and trash science when revealing his research done together with the zoologist Ivar Mysterud in their search for answers to what is causing chronic disease in humans after tick bites.”

Read the full interview with Prof. Morten Laane in “Helsemagasinet Vitenskap og Fornuft”


Prof. Laane









Text: Iver Mysterud