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PhD student awarded "Green Talents Award"

NMBU's PhD student Hannah Harrison has been awarded the German Green Talents Award. She is one of 25 up-and-coming scientists selected from 602 applicants from all over the world. This year’s focus is on “Sustainable Production and Consumption”.

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Bears skip breakfast to avoid hunters

A new doctoral thesis shows that human hunting makes bears change their eating patterns. 

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Harvest of change: Using drones and robots to select new plant varieties

Soon plant scientists at NMBU will be able to take a tour of the fields and discover what grew there a couple of years ago, without the need for a time machine or heavy footwear. The only tools needed are a pair of glasses and a computer.

Biofuel: Biomass ethanol life cycle and the earth, diagram illustration

Norwegian and French researchers discover a novel enzymatic mechanism that may revolutionize biorefining and sustainable production of biofuels

Present findings are ground-breaking. They reveal a new type of chemistry that Nature employs to do very difficult things such as breaking down cellulose. 

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Technology revealing the secret life of bats

Using digital technology and radio transmitters, researchers are going to find out where Norwegian bats live their lives.

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Big data revolutionising everything from education to politics

In a world where big data is creating new opportunities, it is no great leap from teaching tailored to your personality type to political advertising targeting your individual prejudices.

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Easier for women in Ethiopia to own land with land registration

Digitisation has drastically reduced the costs involved in registering owners of cultivated land. This has made large-scale land registration, which in particular strengthens women's rights in societies where they have a weak position, more relevant for developing countries.

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Tax evaders exposed: why the super-rich are even richer than we thought

Read Annette Alstadsæter, Niels Johannesen and Gabriel Zucman in The Guardian.

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Find your dream tree with a digitalised forest

Whether you are looking for wood without knots for your skirting board or the perfect Christmas tree, a "digitalised" forest makes it easier to find your dream tree – without having to go into the forest.

Bildet er fra NMBUs fjøs på Ås. Kua velger selv når den skal melkes og får kraftfôr samtidig. Vask av spener og melking går helt automatisk

The dairy farm, minute-by-minute

When technology development gives us more real-time monitoring of life in the dairy farm, we can virtually follow the cows minute by minute. 

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