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Putting a price on green

The most environmentally friendly product in the building materials store could soon be the cheapest too.

An eye for detail

The X-ray detectors of the future are on the way. New technology makes it possible to sort plastics, identify useful minerals in waste and reveal contamination in food and medicines.

Drugs from the sea

For the first time, Norwegian scientists have managed to produce completely new antibiotics from bacteria found in the sea.

Virtual car crashes

Virtual testing of safety barriers will save Norway a great deal of money – and will mean fewer injured and killed in traffic accidents.

Hazardous fumes

Avoid the cooking fumes from your frying pan, especially if the ventilation is poor.

Top imaging

These are lobster eggs, seen just before hatching. The eggs […]

Luxury goods

This boy belongs to a minority: He has access to clean, plentiful water, straight from the tap.

Golden carbon

This powder has the colour of our cold northern nights. But it is hot news for everyone who wants to extract more electricity from sunshine.

Moving underground

Scientists from Trondheim are helping Singapore to move its infrastructure underground.

Secrets of forgetting

Alzheimer’s disease takes you into a deep darkness. But a laser light and a detective molecule will lead you out.

Smart materials

Today’s materials are not like they were before. We now give them properties to safeguard against rust, repel graffiti and store or emit heat.

A soft touch

If robots are going to be able to lift soft things without damaging them, we need to think differently.

Good news for pigs

Embedding sperm cells in a gel for artificial insemination increases the fertilization period for cattle and pigs and means more offspring.

Superconductors for industry

The world’s first induction heater with superconductors is based on a Trondheim invention. This technology can bring large savings to the aluminium industry.

Stolen identity

No matter how you try, it’s impossible to protect your identity online. Researchers have found a major gaping security hole.

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One centimetre is enough

Did you eat fish last year that contained high mercury levels? A researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology has developed an innovative test that uses hair to provide the answer.

Threatened language

Only several hundred people currently speak Southern Sámi. But the language refuses to die.

The robot that climbs pipe walls

A robot that can move forward and inspect complicated pipe systems is currently under development. The robot can twist its way vertically up pipe walls.

Safer with light metals

A cheap and simple structure made of aluminium can mean the difference between life and death the day that bombs go off.

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Finding the plug

A pressure pulse through a pipeline can locate plugs, saving oil companies a lot of money.

Set in concrete

HARALD JUSTNES BURNS FOR THE CHINESE ENVIRONMENT – LITERALLY.

Real-time Beethoven

Now, you can compose and perform in the same few milliseconds. And the variations you can make on a single theme are infinite.