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.
Bacteria and archaea could be used to monitor stored carbon dioxide (CO2) and convert it into useful products, such as ethanol and acetate, say researchers at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) and the University of Oslo.
Lucía Crespo Campo asked so many questions in class at UC Berkeley that her teacher asked her to join him at the Lawrence Berkeley lab.
Oxytocin – also known as the "love hormone" or the "cuddle hormone" – has a number of important functions in the body of humans and other mammals.