Category: Research & Science

rare earth oxides

Norway to supply rare earth elements

A consortium of companies and researchers have received EU funding for the project Claude Olsen Research Council of Norway A Norwegian industry consortium has secured European Union (EU) funding to become Europe’s new major...

disaster research

We need more disaster research

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Everywhere is vulnerable to disasters. Norway, too. From the 2004 Indian Ocean...

Viking pillow feather

What Vikings put in pillows

Researchers at NTNU work on identifying birds from ancient fragments of feathers Steinar Brandslet NTNU Gemini Not too many people are able to identify birds by examining a single feather. But a number of...

Norwegian terrorists

Caring for Norwegian terrorists abroad

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway A former soldier guarding Norway’s king travels to Somalia to fight for a religious terror group. A Norwegian citizen massacres dozens in 2013 in Nairobi’s Westgate...

Svalbard Seed Vault

Seed vault reaches 1 million

Svalbard’s seed vault celebrates 10 year anniversary with milestone deposit Ministry of Agriculture & Food On Feb. 26, just more than 76,000 new seed samples were carried into Svalbard Global Seed Vault for long-term...

awards

Three young researchers awarded

The Research Council of Norway honors Kyrre Eeg Emblem, Øivind Wilhelmsen, and Terje Lohndal The Research Council of Norway Lysaker, Norway The Research Council of Norway’s three Awards for Young Outstanding Researchers have been...

Smøla

Studying the economy of the island life

Profiles of Norwegian science Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Small-island life: the idyllic dream or the terrifying nightmare? Both icons blanket classic literature, from Robinson Crusoe to The Island of Doctor Moreau, and popular entertainment,...