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Flying rubber dinghy opens up remote parts of Greenland to scientists

A flying rubber dinghy gives scientists an inexpensive and flexible way of reaching Greenland's most remote areas.

Doped graphene turns light into electricity

Scientists are one step closer to using super material graphene in solar cells.

Your identity is not safe in anonymous data

New study reveals how easy it is to identify anonymous credit card users.

Why grandpa doesn’t want a smart phone

Researchers who interviewed old people in Norrköping, Sweden, don’t think a reluctance to buy new gadgets like a smart phone actually has much to do with telephony per se.

Could laser light and nanoparticles replace chemotherapy?

Scientists are investigating the possibility of eliminating malignant tumours using lasers. The collaborative efforts between physicists and doctors is already producing promising results.

Scientists stretch DNA with lasers

New experiment could lead to better DNA sequencing and understanding of fluid physics

Charting sores and bruises in multiple colours

Detailed nuances in colour can reveal the age of bruises or detect when sores are not healing properly.

Physicists solve decade-old quantum mechanics problem

Scientists are now able to calculate exactly how atoms will behave in the physical world.

No more recycling blues

Many Norwegians help recycle by placing all their household plastic refuse in special blue plastic bags they get for free from their municipalities. In Romerike, a district on the outskirts of Oslo, smart new machines are making this individual effort obsolete.

Spying on seals with videocams and sensors

Researchers are equipping seals with cameras and sensors to find out exactly what they do down in the deep blue sea.

Diagnosing arthritis with a colour scan

An easily used screening tool shines new light on how to detect arthritic inflammations.

Small steps toward the colonisation of space

Norwegian scientists will cultivate food plants on the Space Station