Syndicate content

Norway

Gene therapy for ears

Gene therapy may someday in the future replace the use of implants in deaf people. The carrier for this gene medicine may be derived from shrimp shells.

Flew through the aurora

A successful flight over Svalbard with the ICI-3 research rocket

Dilemmas of mining

The mining industry wants to extract the valuable metals and minerals that can be found in Norwegian mountains, but what to do about the huge amount of waste?

Cognitive impairments persist

Many patients who have survived serious ailments or a cardiac arrest experience a lingering cognitive impairment.

Less fish without kelp

Fishermen in Norway are worried about reduced catches. In their opinion, kelp harvesting is to blame for the disappearance of coastal fish species.

Poisoned from the inside

Can such a diversity of ailments as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, asthma, autism and irritable bowel syndrome all originate in the intestines?

Early pre-programming of genes

Special proteins are pre-programming genes which later regulate foetal development. This pre-programming occurs at an earlier stage than previously known.

Highlighting hydrogen cars in Oslo

An EU-financed project aims to turn Oslo into a display window for fuel-cell cars.

Our ancestors used ape tools

One skill we’ve considered uniquely human is actually ape behaviour.

Strenghten your willpower over the Internet

A psychology professor-cum-entrepreneur has taken on the task of helping people to drink less, quit smoking and exercise more – over the Internet.