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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

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.