Tagged: science

Using nanotechnology in cancer research

Biomedical researchers in Bergen are applying nanotechnology to mimic the body’s natural processes, create new blood vessels to supply engineered tissue, and deepen our understanding of cancer. They receive funding for this valuable work...

More foreign science on Svalbard

Both German and French scientists say they want to build new science stations for increased activity in the science community Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard. Also Japanese researchers say they may build a new science station...

Norwegian research and innovation at a glance

An abridged version of the national 2009 indicator report on Norwegian research and innovation is now available in English, providing non-Norwegian readers with an overall description of the status of Norwegian science and technology...

Two Norwegian researchers win top EU grants

Kenneth Hugdahl and Christopher Henshilwood have each been awarded the highly-competitive Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). It marks the first time Norwegian researchers in the humanities and social sciences/psychology have received...

Preparing for Mars expeditions on Svalbard

August 1-24, 2009 AMASE (Arctic Mars Analog Svalbard Expedition) will be taking place on Svalbard. This expedition involves different researchers from the Carnegie Institution of Washington, NASA/JPL, ESA, Cornell University, the Earth and Planetary...

Hard times for sea trout in the Gaula watercourse

“The sea trout stock in the Gaula watercourse is at its historic minimum. We have to monitor them and take urgent action, particularly in connection with the Water Framework Directive and the obligations it...