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The world’s smallest autofocus lens mimics the human eye

To save energy, researchers designed a lens that’s curved, like lens of the human eye.

The healthiest diet, according to your genes

The genes have spoken: your dinner plate should be divided into three, and you should eat six times a day.

A greenhouse for growing bones

Norwegian researchers are working on a method of growing bones from tiny beads derived from seaweed.

Fighting oil spills with air bubbles

Curtains of air-bubbles are turning out to be a new method of fighting oil-spills.

Moose crossing alert in your car

Norwegian researchers are developing a new system for your car that can warn of moose – and traffic jams – in the roadway ahead.

Recycling old boats

In Norway, nearly 5,000 recreational boats are retired and disposed of every year – sunk to the bottom of the sea or burned in a bonfire. Now, researchers have developed a new method for recycling these vessels.

Forklift trucks that run on a green charge

The first forklift trucks in Europe that will run on fuel cells and with hydrogen in their tanks are on the way to the market.

Norwegian scientists fabricating radiation sensors for CERN particle collider

These 3D radiation sensors will be needed when CERN’s 30-km particle ring in Switzerland is upgraded to run at higher energies in 2017.

Gene technologists: Today’s ingenious, controversial designers

Synthetic biology has arrived. At a stroke, gene technologists have become the world’s most significant and controversial designers.

A new vessel for the Arctic

A new kind of vessel is being specially designed to tolerate the tough, frigid conditions in the Arctic to allow for the repair and maintenance of sub sea installations.