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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

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

Reporters: Lisa Olstad, Synnøve Ressem and Hege J. Tunstad


Translation and English editing:
Hugh Allen, Stewart Clark and Nancy Bazilchuk.

  Cool calculations
Børge Ousdal How much cold can we actually tolerate without affecting our performance? More...
Photo: Børge Ousland (selfportrait)

Inside a moth’s brain
Moths A moth’s brain is smaller than a pinhead. But there’s a lot going on inside. More...
Photo: Ole Morten Melgård

The invisible technology
Nanotechnology

Nanoproducts have slipped into our lives, almost without being noticed. Man-made particles end up in the air, soil and water. What happens to them? More...

Photo: Geir Mogen

Norwegian journey, Vietnamese dreams
Vietnamese The Vietnamese are among the most successful of all non-western immigrants to Norway. Why? More...
Photo: © Bettmann/Corbis

Tunnel vision
Tunnel Dark tunnels make drivers feel insecure. Better lighting technology can help. More...
Photo: Zuma Press/SCANPIX

Fishy business
Copepods Thanks to two researchers and a chef, miracles have taken place in this aquarium. More...
Photo: Thor Nielsen

 

 

Robots with Argus eyes

Fish eggs A finely tuned robot glance can detect imperfections in roe and fish – faster than any human eyes. More...
Photo: Aqua Gen AS

Cheese that will please

Cheese Researchers search for new bacteria to enhance Norwegian cheese production. More...
Photo: Tine

Hazardous fumes

Fumes Avoid the cooking fumes from your frying pan, especially if the ventilation is poor. More...
Photo: Getty Images

New approach to offshore anchors

Anchor Maybe it looks like a giant arrow or a rocket, but this 13 metre-long, 80-tonne anchor is currently being tested as a new mooring concept for offshore installations. More...
Photo: GeoProbing technology

The genes decide

Pregnant What causes pre-eclampsia during pregnancy? The answer lies in the mother’s DNA. And perhaps in the child’s father’s. More...
Photo: Thor Nielsen

Software that travels

Computer New software adapts to changing battery and Internet connections. More...
Photo: Nordic Photo

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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