When the corona pandemic closed schools, an unexpected experiment landed in researchers’ laps: How did home schooling affect the writing skills of the youngest pupils?
For the first time, researchers are measuring the brain processes that control an infant’s first arm movements. The findings may shatter old myths about the immature baby brain.
Can art that literally takes your breath away make you more climate friendly? You can find out yourself if you happen to be in Madrid, at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP 25.
NTNU researchers wanted to see if labelling products and putting up signs in stores would encourage more consumers to buy sustainable seafood. The results showed that customers bought significantly more seafood generally – including options that were not sustainably harvested.
For the first time, researchers have found a way to compare how much alcohol Europeans drink. And Britain, Ireland and Portugal top off the list.
Pollen allergies cause secondary school pupils to do worse on their exams. This can in turn decrease their chances of pursuing their higher education dreams, according to research from NTNU.
How and why do movements of the Earth’s crust still cause death and destruction millions of years after they first happened? A new technique sheds light on this question.
How can ships travelling in the Arctic maintain their position when ice pushes them in different directions?
Researchers at NTNU are developing a robot that will be controlled by living brain cells.
Rafting, paintball and go-karting on company outings do not improve interactions at work. Strangely enough, these activities can make things worse.
When the unthinkable happens and the unpredictable takes over, crises cannot be handled by the book. What should the police have actually done during the 2011 attack on the Norwegian island of Utøya?
One of the world’s leading membrane manufacturers has signed a licensing agreement with NTNU on a new technology that allows for environmentally friendly CO2 capture.
In a few years we’ll be able to charge virtually wherever and whenever we want with only minimal buildout of the power grid, according to electrical engineering professor Magnus Korpås.
A century-old theory still affects how we treat our babies and can affect children’s learning, according to an NTNU neuroscientist.
The pursuit by elite sports of media — and the public’s — attention generates hardcore competition that even highly trained bodies can barely handle. Some athletes find doping to be their only recourse.
We might not consider it bling, but to the Viking-age woman who wore a fitting from a horse’s harness, it was an exotic piece of jewellery. Never mind that it was stolen from the British Isles during a Viking raid.
Advances in our understanding of the developmental history of plants is turning botanical gardens worldwide on end.
The Trondheim Fjord in Norway will be the world’s first technological playground for pilotless vehicles that move below, on and above the water’s surface.
Populist parties have long had the wind in their sails. And yet researchers know very little about how populists communicate or how populist messages influence voters.
Donald Trump has said he will reject any climate agreements that do not benefit the United States, if he becomes president. A Norwegian professor says there is no reason to doubt that he is serious.
If the powerful players in international politics had known their history, they would have known that attempts to create democracies abroad usually end in disaster.
After the Republican convention in July we will be seeing another side of Donald Trump. The circus will be toned down, and we’ll get to experience a presidential nominee who will speak far more thoughtfully, according to one NTNU professor.
The Democratic Party has a big problem as the Democratic National Convention approaches in late July. Will an unpopular Hillary Clinton manage to unite the party?
Men are clearly more jealous of sexual infidelity than emotional infidelity. The opposite is true for women.
People without jobs, with less education or little money have the poorest health, but they don’t complain about their health any more than advantaged populations. On the contrary – maybe disadvantaged groups should be complaining more.
More and more people claim to have experienced the direct impacts of climate change. Yet we are worrying less about how climate change may affect us.
Scientists have found a clear correlation between sleep problems and psychiatric problems in children.
Researchers are studying how Norwegian communities are tackling climate change and extreme weather events.
A small part of a moth’s brain is providing new research data that tells us more about our human sense of smell.
What happens in the brain of an infant during its first year of life? Are premature babies able to keep up with normal development targets?