The first steps have been taken towards rainwear which repairs itself.
An vehicle-based computer alert system that warns of moose on the road causes motorists to react quickly. Roadside warning signs just don’t have the same effect.
These scientists can predict the direction an oil spill will take, or if salmon lice will infect a neighbouring fish farm.
If a car tilts, a sensor beeps, and our mobile phones alert us when the battery gets too low. But who gets notified if grandma falls? Or who checks her blood pressure daily?
What exactly happens when we send an SMS or enlarge or shrink images on a mobile screen? And why doesn’t it work if we wear gloves?
A new kind of vessel is being specially designed to tolerate the tough, frigid conditions in the Arctic.
Synthetic biology has arrived. At a stroke, gene technologists have become the world’s most significant and controversial designers.
Plant photosynthesis depends on membranes, and human beings would be unable to hear without the eardrum. Could yet another membrane help rescue us from a climatic catastrophe?
Soon, your family doctor will no longer have to send blood or cancer cell samples to the laboratory.
For years, the whole world has looked up to the Japanese industry. Now, Toyota wants to learn about evaluating team organization from Norwegian researchers.
There is a solution for the world’s insatiable energy needs. It is CO2-free and safe. And it’s located right under our feet.
They are not professionals, but they are specially trained: A ‘health army’ of foot soldiers saves the lives of children in areas without doctors.
Wireless sensor networks work well in monitoring the oceans. The concept has been tested and found to be watertight.
The world’s first prototype of a saline power plant demonstrates a simple – and surprising – principle: mixing freshwater and saltwater can produce electricity.
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.