Tagged: Research

ISS finishes strong at research competition

International School of Stavanger students win more prizes than any other Norwegian school Special Release International School of Stavanger Five students represented ISS at the select Young Norwegian Researchers competition in Oslo this April...

Anonymous job applications key to ending discrimination?

KRF-politician Kjell Ingolf Ropstad wants to allow job seekers to apply anonymously in order to end discrimination as revealed in a new Norwegian study. Recently, Norwegian researchers did a study in which they fabricated1,800...

Trondheim is the world’s most expensive city

Trondheim is more expensive than both Zurich and Oslo, according to recent survey. A comparison of prices of 241,000 different goods and services puts Trondheim at the top of the list for the world’s...

Skeleton in the closet

Indigenous law states that the Sami are a native people of Norway. Now, modern DNA researcher want to contribute to more accurate knowledge about the Sami people’s origin by comparing DNA from contemporary Sami...

Promising future for r84

Affitech tests exciting new anti-cancer drug candidate John Erik Stacy, 22 Feb 2011 Affitech has an exciting anti-cancer drug candidate, now known simply as r84, shown to fight cancer growth in animal trials. Like...

His legacy carries on

Thor Heyerdahl’s explorations will be featured in a presentation by colleague Donald Ryan to open annual Nordic Spirit Symposium at California Lutheran University By Richard Londgren Director of the Scandinavian Center California Lutheran University...

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...

Joint Nordic research on the offensive: Look to the Nordics!

“The Nordic countries have a good chance of influencing European research and innovation policy initiatives in areas where there is a common Nordic approach,” says Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of the Nordic research organisation NordForsk....

A pioneer in a new era of vaccines

Vaccibody puts new developments in cell biology and biotechnology to work John Erik Stacy, 6 Dec 2010 Vaccines have been so effective that many of us have all but forgotten the diseases that once...