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Diabetes patients want more information about research

Research shows that diabetes patients do not just want to receive information about nutrition, but are also interested in learning about research and innovation. A new project will investigate how this can be done via social media.

Making smart technology available to children with functional disabilities

Various apps and tools can make the daily lives of children and young adults easier and more enjoyable. However, more needs to be done before municipalities can offer these solutions.

Crises can lead to new opportunities

New project has analyzed the innovation activities of a group of suppliers to the upstream oil and gas industry on the Norwegian continental shelf during the 2014 industry downturn.

Researchers use drones to photograph seaweeds: The tidal zone from a bird’s-eye view

Drones are the future for nature mapping and monitoring. They provide 1,000 times better image resolution than satellites and one million times more data points, says Kasper Hancke, marine biologist at Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA).

Doctors are not using summary care records as intended

Most Norwegian doctors do not use the Norwegian summary care record to find critical information, such as allergies. Instead, they use the journal to search for the patient's medicines.

Smart sensor technology could mean better sausage and chips

Full temperature control leads to better sausages, and control of water content means better chips: new study.

Just how good are electric cars?

Norway seems pretty happy with them so far. New report documents Norway's experience with adopting electric and hybrid cars throughout the country.

PTSD patients show more signs of inflammation after psychotherapy

People with post-traumatic stress disorder often have signs of inflammation in the body. But even though psychotherapy reduced their stress level, the inflammation became worse, shows new study.

Norway is the best country for retirees

Your future as a retiree will depend in large part on where in the world you live. Switzerland, Iceland, and Norway stand out as the best countries for retirees.

Viking ship discovered in Norway

...along with a large number of burial mounds and longhouses in Østfold County. The new finds were detected using georadar.