Norwegians generally have a good relationship with nature. But if you’ve seen any Norwegian horror movies, you might have a different impression. An important characteristic of these films is that the Norwegian landscape is fully developed as an element of the horror.
Silence is not an empty space. It has its own purpose, both in psychotherapy and in music. Olga Lehmann is working to build a theory of silence.
The deep sea contains mineral riches that offers a new frontier for research and exploration — and a new way to employ Norway’s deep sea expertise.
Long-lasting stress in farmed salmon makes them more susceptible to diseases. Researchers have now found a simple and reliable method for measuring stress in fish so that it is easier to take action if needed.
Many elderly are open to using welfare technology for rehabilitation, but health care workers are sceptical, and many municipalities are shying away.
The HBO hit series “Game of Thrones” is driven by an incredibly dedicated and creative fan base that has build a multimedia universe around the TV series and original books. One researcher believes that fans will have helped tone down the amount of violence against women in season six of the TV series.
There’s no mercy to be found in the Viking film “Trace”— and the threats come at you in the Vikings’ own language.
Kon-Tiki2-rafts were delayed by headwinds far out in the Pacific, and in the end, the expedition had to be abandoned.
Given that 70 percent of the Earth’s surface consists of water, the oceans will be the new arenas for more economic development in the future. NTNU is exploring the ocean depths using new technologies.
The Kon-Tiki2 expedition aims to both reinforce and challenge Heyerdahl’s theories – and NTNU will gather unique research material from the major oceans that the expedition crosses
Composer Bertil Palmar Johansen calls the rats Gjertrud and Hjørdis “rock-and-roll rats” because they’re so cool. They also star in a new art video about neurological research. The music to the video is built on the sound of brain cell signals from May-Britt Moser’s rats.
We build too many new buildings, and don’t take enough care of the ones we have— resulting in monument building and project lust.
A group of student entrepreneurs has launched a new app that sends an alert to other users in the area if you find yourself in a dangerous situation.
NTNU student entrepreneurs have joined up with an inventor from SINTEF to commercialize a new, green method for cleaning up oil spills.
Capturing and storing carbon dioxide is one of the most important things we can do to prevent the most damaging effects of global warming.
China’s economy has grown at record speed. Now the weakening of China’s national currency suggests that the downturn has started.
Loved and hated. Admired and feared. Almost wiped out and restored. Wolves have a long and varied history in Norway and trigger strong feelings on both sides of the issue.
Norwegian hydropower could make Norway the “green battery” of Europe — not by building new power plants, but by further developing those we have.
NTNU researchers are delving deep to investigate the seabed and opportunities to extract precious metals that lie several thousand metres deep.
You won’t see any paintings at the exhibition by the first International MFA graduates in Trondheim. But the exhibit offers a lot else, including food and healing.
Serengeti National Park is the symbol of Africa’s abundant wildlife. The park as we know it today could be history within a few decades.
Tomorrow’s maritime technology must be able to handle extreme conditions during Arctic and deep-water operations. A new research centre designed to develop these technologies holds promise for Norwegian industry.
Proper and prompt treatment in the emergency room saves lives. With help from Norwegian doctors, a hospital in Nepal has started to sort patients into red, yellow and green categories. The system has made a difference.
Only a few of the Stone Age rock carvings in Norway depict animals in a naturalistic way. Four of them are located around the Trondheimsfjord.
When racers are chasing hundredths of seconds, the difference between winning and losing is tiny. The type of fabric and seam locations can determine whether a cyclist makes it onto the podium or not
The best weapon in the battle against salmon lice in the Norwegian aquaculture industry has proved to be the use of what are called “cleaner fish”, fish that eat salmon lice. But these fish often die during breeding. Now, researchers have found a way to help the young fish survive.
Four NTNU architecture students spent their autumn semester working on rebuilding Streetlight, an orphanage in the Philippines that was destroyed by a typhoon before Christmas last year.
Scientists have recently found a species of sea slug that has apparently made its way north from the Mediterranean Sea. Sometimes called sea slugs or sea butterflies, these mobile nudibranchs are carnivores that eat coral and jellyfish.
Atomic level changes in nanomaterials are contributing to incredible advances in solar cell and LED technology. NTNU researchers have found a way to design nanowires with a built-in current that will make them even more effective in solar cells.
Calanus finmarchicus makes up about 90 per cent of the bottom of the food chain in northern oceans, and is eaten by fish and baleen whales alike, but as the ocean becomes more acidic due to CO2 emissions, populations may decrease dramatically.