A talking skeleton and luminous color boxes joined sound wave gizmos and a gene machine when students at NTNU recently strutted their stuff.
Exemption from excise at the time of purchase is the instrument that has the most influence in persuading people to buy plug-in electric vehicles in Norway, the world’s leader in EV sales per capita. Free use of toll roads is also a factor – for every second electric car driver.
In simply raising water up to the deck and transporting chemicals down into a well, platforms on the Norwegian shelf use as much electrical energy as a large Norwegian town. A recently-established company has a more environmentally-friendly that may save millions of kroner.
Fish can adapt their metabolisms to cope with warmer ocean temperatures, but not necessarily with extreme heat.
Microalgae consist of single cells but are capable of producing everything from food to fuel with the help of tailor-made LED-lighting.
Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world. Every seven seconds a person dies because of diabetes. Researchers have uncovered the role of a key hormone that might allow the development of new treatments for the disease.
Specially trained nurses are able to dispense medication for heart patients more precisely using a pocket-sized ultrasound device.
Seabirds nest by the hundreds of thousands in colonies along the Norwegian coast. By combining an ocean current model with fish larvae transport modeling and bird population numbers, Norwegian researchers have uncovered the factors that help determine the location of seabird nesting colonies.
Researcher Markus Steen says research alone isn’t enough to make Norway’s economy greener. Industry needs to be more deeply involved with the research community at an early stage.
Researchers have been looking into the opportunities and possible drawbacks of exploiting small, so-called ‘building-augmented’ wind turbines (BAWT) in Norway.
Taking calcium and vitamin D can help prevent broken bones in older women. However, this benefit may be cancelled out by an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
Ocean dumping of munitions from WWII was common in Norway and along the European coast. Some of these bomb dumps offer a natural living laboratory where biologists can study cold-water coral reefs.
What actually is NOx, and is this gas a climate-change sinner? And where does ozone come into the picture? SINTEF- scientist Mario Ditaranto, an expert on combustion, provides all the answers on flue gases.
Back pain is the most common ailment affecting quality of life, while crush injuries are the most likely to result in death – and this constitutes the biggest cost to society.
The study of tiny water droplets could result in more precise weather forecasts and climate models.
- Green light for plant-based food packaging
- Difficult to motivate patients to change
- Why your mom and sister disapprove of your boyfriend: the Juliet effect
- Winter is coming — likely with less violence against women
- Water bears survive in space and the ocean’s depths
- Colonization usurps indigenous languages
- New surface water decontamination filter
- Dissolving cholesterol crystals may help treat heart disease