Viking sword found in grave in central Norway

During the Viking Age—probably sometime in the 800s-900s—a man died in the village we call Vinjeøra today, south of Trøndelag county. He was buried with a full set of weapons: ax, spear, shield and sword.

How bats fly to find their prey

New research, complete with night-vision video recordings, helps elucidate how bats actually fly to find their prey.

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.

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 ...

This is what you need to know about carbon capture and storage

Why is there so much talk about storing CO2 underground? Doesn't it cost more than it's worth? Here we provide the research scientists' answers and explanations of why CCS is climate technology that we are completely dependent ...

What Vikings really put in their pillows

Not too many people are able to identify birds by examining a single feather. But a number of folks need to know that sort of thing, and it can actually save lives.

Bombs and buses 600 metres deep

German forces in Norway have surrendered, and after five long years of occupation, the country is finally free.

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