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Egocentric mapping collaboration

Internet, GPS and maps on cell phones make it easy for wheelchair users to share information about the best routes from A to B, but users might have a tendency to keep the information to themselves.

Rams and hedgehogs can make cars safer

Car bumpers can be made far more efficient by studying animals that have developed ways to deal with heavy impacts.

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.

Solving the wave energy puzzle

Tests of a new wave power plant have been “exceedingly promising”, say researchers.

Uncertain journey towards new energy

Everyone wants more environmentally-friendly energy. But this won’t happen all by itself, according to new study.

Metal music turns into business

The more credibility you have as a musician, the more commercial opportunities will open up for you. A recent study has looked into how metal musicians create business.

Tracing fish can be profitable

Seafood companies can profit from introducing more traceability in their production. But not all companies realize that they gain from tracing more than the law instructs.

The ambiguity of sustainable seafood

Norwegian companies who sell seafood to Europe have to deal with many different ecolabels and requirements.

From oil city to energy city

Oil city Stavanger is looking for a new label more suited to a post-petroleum era. The search for a new moniker is part of the south-western coastal city’s long history of identity shaping.

Your smartphone can scan your brain

Now you can connect a headset with electrodes to your smartphone, so you can read your brain’s signals while on the move.