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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 Benjaminsen

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: Anne Sliper Midling, Lisa Olstad, Synnøve Ressem and Hege Tunstad.


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

  Optimization:
The optimal result
Optimal We don’t just want the best. We want the very best.
Photo: Tony Garcia

High-intensity aerobic interval training:
A long healthy life with exercise
Swimming Exercise is good for you. But can it help you live longer and better?
Photo: photos.com

Urban development:
Choking on their own growth
Urban development

The population of the world’s cities is growing by 60 million people a year. What can urban planners do?

Illustration: Alexander Somma

Ghana puts its hope in oil
Ghana Norway is helping Africa’s youngest oil nation with a prescription for prosperity – and is finding out that learning goes both ways.
Photo: Svein Tønseth

Geophysics:
Taking X-rays of CO2
CO2 A spongy sandstone deposit can help cool the Earth’s fever.

Photo: Ole Morten Melgård


Simulating oil drilling:
Driller thriller

Oil Drilling an oil well is not what it used to be. The job needs its own special tools, the dexterity of a pilot, and bundles of experience.
Photo: Thor Nielsen


Order out of chaos

Chaos With automated construction, you can just go in and change one parameter, and suddenly the whole design adapts to the change.

Illustration: Line Halsnes


 

 

 

 

Serengeti road divides biologists

Serengeti Will a road across the northern tier of Serengeti National Park ruin it?

Photo: E. Røskaft


Diagnosing patients at an early stage

Dia Norwegian researchers have developed the world's first sensor capable of measuring individual particles in a blood sample. This innovation could cause a sensation in the medical world.
Photo: Werner Juvik


Nano-needles for cells

Nano Tiny needles can force medicine into cells, even when they resist taking it.

Lobster baby boom

Lobster eggs Researchers have recently succeeded in doubling survival rates among lobster larvae. This could boost populations of a species threatened in the wild.
Photo: Tora Bardal, NTNU

Language is in our biology

Language If you want to master languages, you should pick your parents with care.
Illustration: Kolbjørn Skarpnes

Stress alarm for smoke-divers

Fire Smoke-divers are exposed to high temperatures, physical exhaustion and stress. A new sensor system lets them know when the body has had enough.
Photo: SINTEF


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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