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.
Dramatic battles, courtly intrigues and love stories - no, we are not referring to the latest fantasy novel, but to the chivalry romance Tirant lo Blanch.
Santa Claus scientists at the University of Oslo have made great strides over the past year and are now launching new theories to be tested. The most startling theory is that Donald Trump is Santa Claus.
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.
Brand new satellite images, that UiO-scientists have access to and are working on, reveal that heavy rain and mild weather have triggered several avalanches at Svalbard recently.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Two pharmacy scientists have discovered and patented a new type of natural solvents that can be used in bactericidal phototherapy. Now, however, they have discovered that the solvents themselves kill bacteria as effectively as if they were overrun by a bulldozer.