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New guidelines for green roofs

More green roofs and facades will help to create more space for natural habitats in our urban environments. A new set of guidelines has been prepared for those of us looking to green our roofs.

Building greenhouses on the moon out of moon dust

Is it possible to build greenhouses on the moon without transporting any materials from Earth? Researchers at NTNU Social Research and SINTEF believe it is, and are assisting the European Space Agency (ESA).

Demonstration of echocardiography and AI tool

Peering into your heart – with the help of AI

Portable ultrasound devices can bring high technology imaging to your doctor’s office, to emergency vehicles, and to lesser-developed countries. A new AI tool helps make these devices easier for a wider range of health professionals to use.

It isn’t play if we have to play

Is teacher-led play really play? New students don’t necessarily think so. One researcher believes that more free play in school could improve classroom dynamics and strengthen relationships.

Unlocking the secrets of evolution

We know that evolution works over many, many millennia, giving rise to everything from hippopotamuses to whales and more. A new study looks at the links between microevolution, or evolution over a shorter period, and macroevolution, or evolution over thousand or millions of generations.

Meet the Stone Age Trøndelag man

4000 years ago, a 25-year-old man died on the island of Hitra. Now he has been given a new lease of life at NTNU University Museum.

Are architectural approaches holding water?

Students, researchers and the building industry are collaborating to adapt our homes to climate change. And they’re identifying solutions that hadn’t been obvious before.

Climate emissions from air travel 50 per cent higher than reported

A new study that looked at nearly 40 million flights in 2019 was able to calculate the greenhouse gas emissions from air travel for nearly every country on the planet. At 911 million tonnes, the total emissions from aviation are 50 per cent higher the 604 million tonnes reported to the United Nations for that year.

Bullying can affect dental health

Young people who have adverse childhood experiences are at greater risk of poor dental health. This is important knowledge for dental health services, according to new research.