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Scholastica J. Munishi, HISP, Tanzania

Saving lives with one click on the phone

Once a week Scholastica J. Munishi sits down to report crucial health data from the clinic she is running in rural Tanzania. And she uses the Norwegian health data system DHIS2.

Karl Egil Malterud og Helle Wangensteen

African trees kill both malaria mosquitoes and the parasite

Malaria is a widespread disease in the western parts of Africa and kills several hundred thousand people around the world each Year. There is a great need for new medicines, and scientists from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Oslo have found natural chemicals that can kill both the malaria parasite and the transmitting mosquitoes.

Førsteamanuensis Lee Hsiang Low

Prestigious European grant to evolutionary biologist at UiO

What is the link between microevolution that occurs between generations, and macroevolution that causes species to arise or become extinct? Associate Professor Lee Hsiang Liow wants to know, and the European Research Council has funded her ground-breaking new project with nearly two million Euros.

Daniel Haga Hasselstrøm, Trond Vidar Hansen

Making a living on super fatty acids

 Pharmacy Masters Graduate Daniel Haga Hasselstrøm is the mastermind behind a new company able to produce fatty acids with the ability to cure several of our most common diseases.

Forskerne : Zhanna Tairova, Ketil Hylland og Agathe Bour fra Institutt for biovitenskap håndrenset store mengder sedimenter mens de var om bord på F/F Trygve Braarud

Researching the eco-threat of microplastics

In Norway 8 000 tons of microplastics are produced every year and approximately half of it ends up in the ocean. Where does it all go? And to what extent are microplastics a threat to marine eco-systems?

Reionisering av universet

Late birth of the first stars

By studying "fossil light" from the youth of the universe, a group of scientists have been able to alter out knowledge of the early development of the universe. 

Kjetil Raaen

When Lag Time Gets You Shot

Do you always get «shot» playing computer games? Do you like a sore loser also blame the equipment? Actually,  rather surprisingly, you might be justified.