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Thought bank

A group of young psychiatric patients in mid-Norway will be […]

Tunnel vision

Dark tunnels make drivers feel insecure. Better lighting technology can help.

Autonomous robots at sea

This boat has no captain. Nor is it remotely controlled. It nevertheless manoeuvres safely between other vessels.

Cool calculations

How much cold can we actually tolerate without affecting our performance?

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.