Most people think it’s a good thing that public health authorities propose preventive health measures. The greatest resistance is found among individuals who need these measures the most – such as smokers, people with unhealthy diets or who don’t exercise.
The green transition is impossible without a few relatively unknown substances. Find out more about the raw materials we cannot manage without – and why we have to act smart with them.
How do children and young people become interested in science? Let them play, create and code, say researchers.
“A very rare and exciting find,” says NTNU University Museum archaeologist Raymond Sauvage.
Nepal ranks high in maternal and child mortality statistics. A study trip to the mountain country inspired several NTNU students to help improve the situation of Nepali women.
“Vessels like these were imported from the Roman Empire and confirm that this was an area of status and wealth during Roman times,” says archaeologist Merete Moe Henriksen.
Climate change is the big wild card when it comes to the survival of many Arctic species. A new study shows that climate change will be both good and bad for Svalbard barnacle geese populations — although the balance may tip depending upon the severity of future temperature increases and how other species react.
We are approaching the limit for how much more microprocessors can be developed. Gunnar Tufte proposes building computers in a completely new way, inspired by the human brain and nanotechnology.
Our understanding of how our psyche affects our immune system – and vice versa – has been limited. Until now.
English loan words are easy to recognize. It’s more challenging to see how English influences Norwegian expressions and grammar.
Combatting global warming will require major changes in land use, a new climate change report says. One important change could be decreasing the amount of land used to produce livestock — which means that people would have to eat less meat.
Algae cultivation is popular, but good uses for the raw material are still lacking. Researchers in Norway are set to do something about this, with the goal of fully using this resource.
Climate frustration led three former NTNU students to quit their secure and well-paying jobs. Instead, they developed a digital toolbox for the green shift. Now the world is knocking on their door.
A new tool will make it easier and cheaper to train individuals who defend us from computer attacks.
In theory, PoreLab studies porous media. But the research team dreams of being able to predict quick clay landslides as part of their results.
A new study shows that every third Norwegian has a fatty liver. You can get it even if you don’t drink alcohol. If you are out of shape, the probability is much higher.
Regular protective treatment of rock carvings and paintings has done a good job protecting this important part of Norway’s cultural heritage. But according to the current schedule, the unique programme will end next year.
Patients with chronic facial pain get their teeth pulled, take a bunch of painkillers and are on a perpetual trek between health services – without finding anything that works to ease the pain. An NTNU researcher thinks Botox can help.
Sometimes it’s hard to know what a person has actually died from. But post-mortem CT scans may provide a useful tool.
There are different views among students, education policymakers and educators about what the qualities of a good teacher should be, according to a new NTNU study.
A new study from NTNU suggests that vitamin D levels increase with exercise during pregnancy. This can strengthen the baby’s bone density.
The boat wings started as an unfinished idea in Eirik Bøckmann’s head. Now they’re being mounted on a ferry in the Faroe Islands.
Some Norwegian companies have moved industrial production home from low-cost countries. Could reshoring become a trend?