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Cool undershirts

This is the clothing that fire-fighters have been waiting for: an intelligent undershirt that cools overheated bodies

A LITTLE PIECE OF SWEDEN

We Norwegians had hoped to pioneer “green” thermal power generation.However,we have been pipped at the post by Sweden,which is about to build the world’s first power station with CO2 capture – in Germany.

Recycling or degradation?

We consciously wash plastic containers and take out the bags for recycling. But is this beneficial? Can the option of an additive that breaks down the plastic be just as good?

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Energy saving deluxe

Here are Norway’s most energy efficient homes. Total energy consumption? Just over one-third of the national average.

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Rock hard workouts

Physical activity can help reduce women’s risk of developing osteoporosis. But taking a stroll simply isn’t enough.

The threat inherent in our imaginations

“Money? For something that may never pay?” grumbles the dull troll called Society every time a call is made for an increase in funding for basic research. And here is the explanation:

Not so lady-like?

At first she is shy and reserved, just like a nice girl ought to be. Then she is transformed into a macho chick.

Zero grip for bacteria

A newly developed surface on implanted catheter may prevent complications from bacteria and infection.

Instant success

Midt ute på en ungarsk åker tørkes erter og mais etter oppskrift fra Trondheim.

Measures your walk

The way you walk can reveal a lot of useful information about your health.

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Encrypted crimes

Criminals have discovered cryptography. By encrypting their messages they can communicate with each other undetected.

Versatile plastic chip

A little plastic chip makes it possible to identify recycled bottles, assure the quality of food and measure our blood sugar levels.

Á la Jules Verne

A spectacular platform has been designed to drift across the oceans of the world with the aid of the currents and the wind.

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THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE

A pine took root in the early Iron Age and was felled towards the end of the Viking Period. Last year archaeologists rediscovered it – the stuff that an archaeologist’s dreams are made of.

2020: AN AQUACULTURE ODYSSEY

Free-range farmed fish. Sea cages that sail off to the south and deliver their fish by themselves. Large autonomous fish farms that float unmoored in the sea. This could be the aquaculture of the future.

Snake robot to the rescue

A snake robot can perform life-saving operations during a fire, an explosion and in other hostile environments.