A network apart

Genetically, we are almost the same as chimpanzees. But an important difference is how our genes form highly complex networks.

Water mix produces electricity

The world’s first prototype of a saline power plant demonstrates a simple – and surprising – principle: mixing freshwater and saltwater can produce electricity.

Fishy business

Thanks to two researchers and a chef, miracles have taken place in this aquarium.

Robots with Argus eyes

A finely tuned robot glance can detect imperfections in roe and fish – faster than any human eyes.

New approach to offshore anchors

Maybe it looks like a giant arrow or a rocket, but this 13 metre-long, 80-tonne anchor is currently being tested as a new mooring concept for offshore installations.

Fire and ice?

No, this isn’t ice, but hydrates, ice-like crystals that are […]

The invisible technology

Nanoproducts have slipped into our lives, almost without being noticed. Man-made particles end up in the air, soil and water. What happens to them?

Robot kids

Their brains are still no more advanced than that of a one-year-old, but scientists want robots to be as smart as teenagers – at least.

Super bed sheet

A specially modified, millimetre-thick, super-absorbent bed sheet solves delivery-room problems.

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The genes decide

What causes pre-eclampsia during pregnancy? The answer lies in the mother’s DNA. And perhaps in the child’s father’s.

Frozen in time

If you bury the cat in the garden, will she someday become a fossil?

The lizard wizard

Dag Dolmen stood on a rock in Dzhungaria and knew without looking what was underneath.

The Pain Paradox

Some people have constant pain. But the reasons why are not always so obvious.

UFO at sunset?

No, this is just a little drop of water from […]

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Kelp in the tank

Jorunn Skjermo is doing her best to ensure that cars can be powered by green fuel from the sea.

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 […]

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.