Tagged: Norwegian University of Science and Technology

NTNU Norway’s largest

Consolidation makes new most attended college M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelig universitet (NTNU)—the Norwegian University of Science and Technology—as of January 1, 2016, is Norway’s largest university in terms of student enrollment....

Smartphone technology improves prosthetic limbs

Losing a limb can be a devastating experience, and while electrically powered prostheses can serve as a replacement for a lost arm, they are notoriously difficult to operate, and will never fully replace normal...

Official opening of the Gigaphone

The ‘Talerøret’ (the Gigaphone), an art installation in Trondheim’s Tordenskiold Park, is NTNU’s centennial gift to the city’s residents. The installation will have its official opening on Wednesday, 8 September, at 12.00. The ‘Talerøret’...

Probiotic use in mothers limits eczema in their babies

(20.07.2010) Mothers who drank milk with a probiotic supplement during and after pregnancy were able to cut the incidence of eczema in their children by almost half, a new study published in the British...

A birthday gift for NTNU's centennial

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim will receive one of the world’s leading experts on wind power as a birthday gift from Det Norske Veritas (DNV). NTNU will celebrate its centennial...

Save the planet? Stop eating meat

The Earth is expected to be home to roughly 9 billion people by 2050 — and everyone needs to eat. But a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme observes that growing and...

Baby swimming brings benefits

Teaching babies to swim turns out to be more than just fun. Baby swimmers have better balance and are also better at grasping at things than non-swimmers. This difference persists even when children are...