This is the clothing that fire-fighters have been waiting for: an intelligent undershirt that cools overheated bodies
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.
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?
Here are Norway’s most energy efficient homes. Total energy consumption? Just over one-third of the national average.
Physical activity can help reduce women’s risk of developing osteoporosis. But taking a stroll simply isn’t enough.
“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:
At first she is shy and reserved, just like a nice girl ought to be. Then she is transformed into a macho chick.
A newly developed surface on implanted catheter may prevent complications from bacteria and infection.
Criminals have discovered cryptography. By encrypting their messages they can communicate with each other undetected.
A little plastic chip makes it possible to identify recycled bottles, assure the quality of food and measure our blood sugar levels.
A spectacular platform has been designed to drift across the oceans of the world with the aid of the currents and the wind.
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.
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.
Which chemicals are best suited to be used as drugs? The use of a computer simulation to find out saves time, money – and animal lives.
A snake robot can perform life-saving operations during a fire, an explosion and in other hostile environments.
Plastic littering the countryside could soon be a thing of the past. Researchers have come up with an additive that enables plastic bags to be quickly decomposed by sun and rain.
Several of the world’s best known cultural treasures are located in areas prone to earthquakes. A new metal alloy will secure their existence.
Counting fish is difficult. But in the future laser technology may make the task fast and efficient.
Invisible but invaluable: raised in steel tanks, a tiny marine creature is capable of producing Omega-3 fat, a product in great demand.
With a little help from SINTEF, the ski-wax manufacturer Swix has developed a wax that has proved to be a winner with professional skiers. The secret? Nanoparticles.
Oil in hard rock types under the ocean’s floor can be difficult to find. A new search method may change all that.
The days of the scalpel may soon be numbered – at least when it comes to examining areas in the upper layers of the skin.