An article from Norwegian SciTech News at NTNU
Robots that look like us
VIDEO: Japan is at the forefront of building all kinds of different robots, from industrial machines to robots that look like humans and can talk to us. The only purpose for these humanoid robots is to make us happy.
Gemini, NTNU Trondheim - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Gemini sent two journalists to Japan to explore the nation’s cutting edge research and talk to some of NTNU’s research partners. This is one of the stories produced as a result of that trip. Click on the subtitle icon on the lower right hand side of the YouTube screen to see the English subtitles.
Minority girls in need of a more uniform child welfare system
Do the Norwegian child welfare service succeed in helping young girls from minority backgrounds who experience strong social control and violence at home? Researchers found that measures should be taken to ensure greater knowledge of and trust in the service, aimed at young people.
Norwegian researchers find new treatment for prostate cancer
A new treatment that strongly inhibits the development of prostate cancer has been found by an international research group led by the University of Oslo. The treatment can also enhance the effect of medicines already used against prostate cancer in the clinic today.
Trans-Arctic shipping and the tragedy of the polar ice cap
The Arctic sea ice is melting. Areas that previously have been covered with ice are opening up, facilitating increased access for ship traffic in the Arctic Ocean. How can the need for preservation of the vulnerable Arctic environment meet the world's need for trade and transport?