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The robot that climbs pipe walls

A robot that can move forward and inspect complicated pipe systems is currently under development. The robot can twist its way vertically up pipe walls.

Safer with light metals

A cheap and simple structure made of aluminium can mean the difference between life and death the day that bombs go off.

Finding the plug

A pressure pulse through a pipeline can locate plugs, saving oil companies a lot of money.

Set in concrete

HARALD JUSTNES BURNS FOR THE CHINESE ENVIRONMENT – LITERALLY.

Real-time Beethoven

Now, you can compose and perform in the same few milliseconds. And the variations you can make on a single theme are infinite.

The new face of the sea

We have reached the limits of the sea’s ability to sustain fisheries. We have to change our aquaculture practises.

A longer life with a Superman bicycle

A new type of exercise equipment can prevent serious lifestyle illnesses in paraplegic patients.The equipment, which was partly developed at NTNU, was first designed for the American actor Christopher Reeve.

Making the invisible visible

A new camera exposes secrets hidden on a surface: spots of cancer on a face. Human remains on a hill. The discoverer of this camera calls it the “PryJector.”

A sensor is born

Advanced sensors are produced in SINTEF’s MiNalab. This image shows […]

Safe on the seabed

We can see what sticks up out of the sea – a big tower with rotor blades that are seventy meters long. But what does it look like underwater?

An ear for success

The idea of an intelligent earplug was conceived over a cup of coffee. Today, this special hearing protection unit is the best of its type in the world.

Paper chase

Guy Lönngren builds recycled student housing out of cardboard.

Finding cancer early

New ultrasound technology will make it possible for doctors to discover cancer tumors far earlier than before.

Basically good?

Experts believe that we can pump CO2, the most common greenhouse gas, into reservoirs in the North Sea. It would essentially eliminate one of this century’s problems. But is largescale CO2 storage on the Norwegian continental shelf really that straight forward?

Cool undershirts

This is the clothing that fire-fighters have been waiting for: an intelligent undershirt that cools overheated bodies

A LITTLE PIECE OF SWEDEN

We Norwegians had hoped to pioneer “green” thermal power generation.However,we have been pipped at the post by Sweden,which is about to build the world’s first power station with CO2 capture – in Germany.

Recycling or degradation?

We consciously wash plastic containers and take out the bags for recycling. But is this beneficial? Can the option of an additive that breaks down the plastic be just as good?

Energy saving deluxe

Here are Norway’s most energy efficient homes. Total energy consumption? Just over one-third of the national average.

Rock hard workouts

Physical activity can help reduce women’s risk of developing osteoporosis. But taking a stroll simply isn’t enough.

The threat inherent in our imaginations

“Money? For something that may never pay?” grumbles the dull troll called Society every time a call is made for an increase in funding for basic research. And here is the explanation: