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Learning from algae

By controlling the sex life of algae, scientists can promote the properties they want.

Northern lights

Secrets of the High North

The Norwegian arctic island archipelago of Svalbard offers scientists the chance to investigate some of the most intriguing – and perplexing – puzzles facing the high north.

Stress alarm for smoke-divers

Smoke-divers are exposed to high temperatures, physical exhaustion and stress. A new sensor system lets them know when the body has had enough.

Beating the winter blues

The lack of sufficient daylight in northern climes makes many tired and depressed. But don’t worry, researchers have come up with ways to counteract the winter blues.

New material may replace silicon

Norwegian researchers are the world’s first to develop a method for producing semiconductors from graphene. This finding may revolutionise the technology industry.

Semiconductors grown on graphene

Researchers at NTNU have patented and are commercializing GaAs nanowires grown on graphene, a hybrid material with competitive properties.

Better rescue in major disasters

Earthquakes. Tsunamis. Forest fires and terror attacks. Norway and the rest of the world must be prepared for catastrophes.

Ocean prophets

These scientists can predict the direction an oil spill will take, or if salmon lice will infect a neighbouring fish farm.

New renewable energy

New elastic materials that can generate electricity may help make wave power cheaper to develop.

The 80 per cent solution

By recycling used water, we can live with just a couple of buckets of fresh, clean water a day, while the rest of our water will come from recycled sources.

A view into you

Ultrasonics improves a surgeon’s view in the removal of tumours from the pituitary gland.