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Cooking up dangerous food

Scientists are making food with life-threatening bacteria in a pathogen pilot plant in Norway,

Self-eating keeps us healthy

Right at this very moment, some of our cells are eating themselves. A detailed understanding of this process may be the key to extending our lives.

The fish feed of the future grows in the woods

Yeast produced using chips from Norwegian spruce trees and bacterial meal grown on natural gas from the North Sea become high quality proteins for farmed fish.

We feel assured of the food safety in our own kitchens

The responsibility for kitchen hygiene has been delegated to ready meals and gadgets.

Reindeer mating – when it's good to be fat

Summer time is fattening time for reindeer bucks. If they fail to gain enough weight during these months, they can forget about mating in the autumn.

Carbon storage in the Andes makes economic sense

Letting nature reclaim cattle pastures in the tropics is an economically effective way of tackling climate change. It can also protect biological diversity.

More profitable to buy technology companies

Mergers and acquisitions is a high-risk sport. Firms that buy up technology companies succeed better than those who acquire other types of companies.

Cross-infection of foot rot between sheep and cattle

Foot rot is a serious and contagious hoof disease in sheep. New research has now revealed that cattle can also be carriers, even though they themselves are not seriously affected by the disease.

The importance of sound for bowhead whales

Whales can have a tough time in the Arctic. Pollution, shipping traffic and offshore development can all pose problems in different ways. Researchers believe that also sound can have an impact.

How the potato was brought to Norway

Famine, prohibition and war contributed to the potato’s popularity in the Norwegian kitchen. It all started with the priests.
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