Cooled patients are treated differently
What is the best form of first aid for a cold, injured body? Mountain medicine researchers are now co-operating to find the answer. At present there is actually no “best practice” for treating this type of patients.
Even greener solar power on the way
Europe wants to reduce its needs for raw materials and raise the level of recycling of resources in the solar power industry. If this project is successful, greenhouse gas emissions from solar panel manufacture will fall by 25 to 30 per cent.
Smart help for phone users
The elderly may find that using a smartphone is difficult and incomprehensible, while the disabled may encounter problems because phone operation requires delicate motor functions. But one inventor saw no reason for it to be this way – and has found a solution to the problem.
Going for a geothermal world record
In Italy, researchers and drilling technologists are on the verge of making a geological breakthrough. They're drilling deep enough to find what they call 'supercritical' water. If they succeed it will be a major technological breakthrough.
Listening to roads before construction
They're going to build a new road right outside your living room window. The authorities have sent you a 'noise map', but what you really need is to hear what the traffic noise will sound like. Well, soon you can.
Intelligent clothing for extreme weather
Norwegian laboratories are developing technical clothing that can "sense" how your body is responding. This will make working under extreme weather conditions safer.
Assessing Arctic working conditions
This research subject is being monitored by sensors both in and outside his body. The data will provide us with a new understanding of the physical challenges facing industrial workers in the Arctic.
Norwegian IT researchers are the best in the world
International IT researchers have limited contact with the industry, and tend to stay in their offices, working on concepts and studies. Norwegian researchers work closely with companies – and win awards