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Small steps toward the colonisation of space

Norwegian scientists will cultivate food plants on the Space Station

Lengthy can-do list for colour camera

Nuances of colour reveal environmental toxins, precious minerals or missing persons. Hyperspectral cameras are a niche product with multiple functions.

Mobile apps without programming

In the Norwegian Armed Forces, a new tool makes it easy to create training apps. Civilians will also have access if the military scientists get their way.

New telescope will unlock secrets of the universe

A new Danish-led telescope in the Canary Islands will allow us to gaze at distant stars and planets. ScienceNordic.com joined the enthusiastic scientists at the opening ceremony of the new, highly advanced equipment.

President Obama invests millions into Danish brain research

An international group of scientists will develop a brain scan method, which is far better than today's PET scans. For this purpose, they have received 1.5 million dollars from President Obama.

Your tweets reveal future iPhone sales

Researchers set new standards for how precisely the sale of a product can be predicted based on what people write in the social media.

The future's batteries could be plastic

Battery technologies are continually improving, but some researchers are going on beyond metal oxides in favour of plastic.

Quantum computing: designing the internet of the future

Mathematician hopes to uncover how to communicate most efficiently in a network based on the laws of quantum mechanics.

New helicopter technology could save farmers millions

Danish scientists have developed a new method for measuring nitrate degradation in soil. The new method could save farmers a lot of money and help protect fish from oxygen depletion.

Spacecraft could become autonomous with new Danish technology

New method of navigation for spacecraft and satellites will enable them to determine their position without relying on signals from Earth.

Tracking the Earth’s magnetic field in Northern Lights

Physicists are keen on solving the mysteries of the Earth’s magnetic field. Their curiosity has a practical side – when solar storms that create the aurora are bent by the magnetic field, it can affect technologies that modern civilization depends on.

Brain-controlled prosthetic arm connected to nerves

A just-published study in Science Translational Medicine describes the success of a new kind of prosthesis, used by a Swedish truck driver for more than a year. The researchers say the device moves us one step closer to more natural control of artificial limbs.