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EDITORS IN CHARGE

Editor-in-chief SINTEF:
Director of communications Petter Haugan

Editor-in-chief NTNU:
Information Director Christian Fossen

Editor SINTEF:
Åse Dragland
Email: Ase.Dragland@sintef.no
Tel: +47 73 59 24 76
Fax: +47 73 59 83 50

Reporters: Svein Tønseth and Christina B. Winge

Postal address: Gemini, SINTEF, N-7465 Trondheim, Norway

Editors NTNU:
Nina Tveter
Email: nina.tveter@ntnu.no
Tel: +47 73 59 53 21
Fax: +47 73 59 54 37

Reporters: Tore Oksholen, Lisa Olstad and Synnøve Ressem


Translation and English editing: Stewart Clark, Nancy Bazilchuk, Hugh Allen og Gavin Tanguay


  Patrolling Poseidon´s realm
Munin Little Munin has been given a toolbox and a job to work as a steward of the ocean floor. All by himself. More...
Illustration: Thomas Krogstad

Smart materials
Smart materials Today´s materials are not like they were before. We now give them properties to safeguard against rust, repel graffiti and store or emit heat. More...
Illustration: Line Halsnes

Real-time Beethoven
Beethoven

Now, you can compose and perform in the same few milliseconds. And the variations you can make on a single theme are infinite. More...

Illustration: Line Halsnes

The new face of the sea
Sea We have reached the limits of the seaís ability to sustain fisheries. We have to change our aquaculture practises. More...
Photo: Kjell Ove Storvik, Norwegian Seafood Export

Making the invisible visible
Camera A new camera exposes secrets hidden on a surface: spots of cancer on a face. Human remains on a hill. The discoverer of this camera calls it the ”PryJector.” More...
Photo: Thor Nielsen

One centimetre is enough
Did you eat fish last year that contained high mercury levels? A researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology has developed an innovative test that uses hair to provide the answer. More...

 

 

 

The robot that climbs pipe walls

Robot
Illustration: SINTEF ICT

A robot that can move forward and inspect complicated pipe systems is currently under development. The robot can twist its way vertically up pipe walls. More...


New membrane catches CO2

Membrane
Photo: N/A

An inexpensive and eco-friendly plastic membrane separates CO2 from other gases. More...


Superconductors for industry

Superconductors
Photo: Thor Nielsen

The worldís first induction heater with superconductors is based on a Trondheim invention. This technology can bring large savings to the aluminium industry. More...


Capsules offer hope

Capsules
Photo: Yrr Mørch

Insulin cells in tailored alginate capsules do not trigger the body´s immune system. More...


Good news for pigs

Pigs
Photo: Tim Graham/Image Bank

Embedding sperm cells in a gel for artificial insemination increases the fertilization period for cattle and pigs and means more offspring. More...


Finding cancer early

Ultra
Photo: Gorm Kallestad/Scanpix

New ultrasound technology will make it possible for doctors to discover cancer tumors far earlier than before. More...


The Scandinavian welfare model shows cracks

Welfare model
Photo: Digital Vision

In Scandinavia, the State guarantees welfare and health services for all citizens. However, the actual disparities in health are greater than the rest of Europe. More...


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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