Better conditions for premature infants

Better conditions for premature infants

Tekst: Anne-Lise AakervikFoto: synlig.no A probe the size of a coin, chock-full of technology, may help prevent brain damage in premature infants. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Olavs Hospital is a hushed and protected place. This clinic treats the...
Lifting assistance on your car

Lifting assistance on your car

Tekst: Anne-Lise AakervikFoto: synlig.no The team behind the roof rack Dropracks hope to revolutionize how you load and unload your car roof. Forget lifting gear onto the roof—the rack will come to you! For 12 days, the team spent 24 hours a day in each other’s...
Better wine through a new membrane

Better wine through a new membrane

Tekst: Anne-Lise AakervikFoto: synlig.no A new type of membrane, developed in Norway, is poised to improve wine quality. The membrane eliminates the CO2generated by the fermentation process, but does not remove the aromatic compounds from the wine.  Professor...
Controlling gel consistency

Controlling gel consistency

Tekst: Anne-Lise AakervikFoto: synlig.no By controlling how rapidly a gel solidifies researcher David Bassett is able to 3D print gel structures containing living cells. Why would you want to do that, you may be wondering? There is a growing need for new approaches to...