Japan Nobel laureate gets washing machine as gift
Japan's Shinya Yamanaka may have won $1.2 million along with British researcher John Gurdon when the two were awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine earlier this month, but now he is also getting a new washing machine.
Hungarian wins top mathematics prize
Hungarian Endre Szemeredi has won the Abel prize, considered to be the "Nobel" for mathematics, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced on Wednesday.
From food waste to bus fuel and biofertilizer
Banana peel, coffee grounds and other food waste will be transformed into green fuel for Oslos city buses starting next year. The Norwegian capitals new biogas plant will also supply nutrient-rich ...
Coming to terms with terror
How will the terrorist attacks in Norway on 22 July change the country? That question has been put to three social scientists at the University of Stavanger (UiS).
Zurich, Geneva and Sydney top corporate salaries: UBS
Corporate heads in Zurich, Geneva and Sydney are the best paid in the world after taxes, according to a new iPhone application launched on Tuesday by Swiss bank UBS.
City buses turn to sewage for 'clean' fuel
Can the key to "clean" energy be found down in the sewer? That's the idea in Oslo, where city officials soon plan to introduce buses that run on biofuels extracted from human waste.