Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Lazarus ice

Every school child knows that ice melts in the summer and freezes in the winter. But it turns out that the process isn't that simple in the Arctic, where one type of sea ice structure, called an ice ridge, can actually get ...

dateOct 10, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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The potato disease that changed the world

Michael David Martin specializes in analyzing genetic material. He works surrounded by envelopes with plants and pictures of speckled leaves that he is studying at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's (NTNU) ...

dateJun 02, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Freezing plants to predict the fate of the Arctic

Global warming means much warmer winters in the Arctic, with more rain and icing. Researchers are working to understand what that will do to plants that have evolved to overwinter under a thick blanket of snow.

dateMar 31, 2016 in Ecology
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Here's how what you buy affects the environment

The world's workshop—China—surpassed the United States as the largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth in 2007. But if you consider that nearly all of the products that China produces, from iPhones to tee-shirts, ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Environment
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