SINTEF sets up production plant for fish-fry feed

11.04.2014Live start-feed, cultivated in Trondheim, has enabled large numbers of lobster and tuna fry to survive in tanks. Now, SINTEF is setting up a production plant that will supply...

This test-tube is full of tiny sand-hoppers that are destined to become feed for fry. Research director Gunvor Øie displays the test-tube, watched by research scientist Andreas Hagemann, investment...

Young motorists lack self control

04.04.2014So now we have it in black and white – the emotional centre in young men's brains overrides the area controlling their ability to make rational decisions. This leads to...

Scandinavian research has shown that the emotional centre in the brains of young motorists develops and matures ahead of the frontal lobe, and that this varies between risk-willing and risk-averse...

Water-mist prevents rain of sparks

28.02.2014Fire researchers have shown that sparks from a burning house can be prevented from spreading if the loft is fitted with an extinguishing system based on water-mist, i.e. tiny...

Research on automatic fire extinguishing using water-mist has gained new relevance in the wake of the major fire in Lærdal. Photo: Marit Hommedal/NTB Scanpix

Cold short-cut to CO2 storage

13.02.2014Could refrigeration technology – against all the odds – kick-start CO2 storage in the North Sea?

SINTEF scientists have found that it could be more energy-efficient and cheaper than previously thought to capture CO2 by turning it into a liquid. CO2 captured in this way can be loaded directly on...

Cutting construction time in half

04.04.2014The time between the approval and completion of construction projects is too long. The Speed-Up project aims to address this issue.

Norwegian IT researchers are the best in the world

01.04.2014International IT researchers have limited contact with the industry, and tend to stay in their offices, working on concepts and studies. Norwegian researchers work closely...

What do you know about Lawrence of Rome?

10.03.2014The EU wants people to get more interested in their cultural heritage, and is starting pilot projects in England, Spain and Norway.