Norwegian University of Science and Technology

An app to track your climate impact

Ducky is an app designed to motivate individuals and businesses to change their environmental habits, and to reveal the effects of their actions in everyday life. "Your choices make a difference," says the entrepreneur who ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Environment
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Timing is everything for renewable energy use

As the world prepares for the UN climate talks in Paris later this month, researchers warn that there's no time to waste in shifting to renewable energy sources if we are to avoid dangerous climate change. That's especially ...

dateNov 12, 2015 in Environment
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Norway could be Europe's green battery

Norwegian hydropower could make Norway the "green battery" of Europe—not by building new power plants, but by further developing the hydropower installations that were built out beginning at the turn of the last century.

dateJul 10, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Super graphene can help treat cancer

Silver is often used as a coating on medical equipment used for chemotherapy. The problem is that this silver coating can break down drugs. Now, researchers have found a graphene coating that will help boost chemotherapy's ...

dateJul 09, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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The road to longer battery life

Are you sick of your phone's battery dying after only a few hours? Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology are hard at work on improving something called the solid electrolyte interphase as a ...

dateOct 14, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Cleaning up ship emissions with a steel sponge

The world shipbuilding industry is facing drastically stricter requirements for emissions starting this year, and by 2020 emissions will need to be cut even more. Currently, as many as 60 per cent of the world's ports have ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Engineering
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