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How to make the fish farming industry more climate friendly

A new Master's thesis shows that a renewable wind and solar energy solution can cut emissions by 50 per cent and at the same time increase profitability.

Helping refugee children to read — with a computer game

Syrian refugee children often do not learn to read in their native Arabic. But two new games are set to change that.

Air could be the world’s next battery

Storing compressed air in sealed tunnels and mines could be a way of storing energy in the future – if an EU project in which Norway is a partner is successful.

Wood burning pollutes the urban air in Norway

Around 45 per cent of the wood consumed in Oslo is burned in apartments. Thus, wood burning for residential heating, and the resulted particle emission, may have a much larger impact on air quality in Norwegian urban areas than previously thought.

Entrepreneurs must save the countryside

Norwegian and Czech scientists are collaborating to get more people to stay in the countryside. That's why they organized courses for entrepreneurship. "It's all about 'forcing' people to see new opportunities," says one of the researchers.

Diabetics who can’t detect their own low blood sugar

Some people with diabetes do not notice when their blood sugar level is getting dangerously low. NTNU researchers are trying to understand why.

Machines will be able to diagnose cancer

Norwegian researchers are working on the automation of the work being done by medical specialists today.

Archaeologists discover a thousand-year-old toy boat

The boat from an abandoned water well gives archaeologists tantalizing clues about the culture that produced the object.

Looking for answers from indigenous peoples on the tundra

What happens when indigenous peoples are exposed to globalisation and assimilation? Is it possible for them to maintain their cultural heritage and continue with their traditional way of life? Zoia Vylka Ravna went to the Nenets on the Russian tundra in search of answers.

How much man made noise can the marine environment withstand?

The marine environment is not as quiet as it used to be. And humans are to blame. How does this affect animals living in the ocean?
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