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Beautiful buildings are more sustainable

It is not all about energy efficiency. Preserving beautiful old buildings that are functional and use high quality materials is a form of sustainability, say researchers.

Self-assembling electronics may soon be a reality

Self-assembling electronics sounds like technology for the distant future, but everyday household soap has just taken us a step closer.

Tomorrow's technology will lead to sweeping changes in society – it must, for all our sakes

OPINION: The shift to tomorrow's society will not take place over hundreds of years, but within a generation, argue two researchers.

Norwegian elite support immigration

The social elite in Norway are more supportive of immigration than the rest of the country’s population. The elite are also very supportive of the welfare state, but not everyone with lots of money is thrilled with the redistribution of wealth.