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?
They are the companies you’ve never heard of, but they help grease the wheels of international trade.
Have you ever used a water boiler to make yourself a cup of tea, but boiled enough water for two cups? Then you wasted energy. But good design can help.
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.
The endangered African wild dog is increasingly coming into conflict with humans, partly because it is difficult to fence them out. But an unusual approach may offer hope.
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.
Researchers who study the prevalence of headaches and their causes worldwide need survey results that are comparable across nations and cultures. A new questionnaire should help solve the problem.