Where did Norway’s reindeer come from?

The reindeer is a species that has done well for itself. There are nearly 3 million animals across large areas of the northernmost parts of the world. But where did Scandinavian reindeer actually come from?

Metallgesellschaft, eksisterte som eget selskap fram til midten av 1990-årene, men er i dag en del det verdensomspenneneGEA Center. Bildet er fra selskapets kontor i Düsseldorf. Foto: GEA Center

The hidden companies

They are the companies you’ve never heard of, but they help grease the wheels of international trade.

It’s called a goat boat, but it’s no goat

Are older, classical boat designs really better? High-tech testing in the Ship Towing Tank at the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute in Trondheim pits a 16th century classical rowboat against its newer, easier-to-build cousin.

Small capsules, big potential

A conversation between two physicists in a Paris café led to the invention of a novel form of capsules that could be used in medicine, food, household products, cosmetics and paints. Their find has just been published in the latest issue of Nature Communications.

Carbon capture and storage essential to reach climate target

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is essential if the EU’s climate target is to be reached in a cost effective way. Extensive governmental support in the form of subsidies is necessary to support early implementation of this technology.