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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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SINTEF and NMBU join forces on seaweed

The future prospects for value creation from seaweed are promising. Innovation and commercialization depend heavily on collaboration across sectors. Foods of Norway and SINTEF Ocean will continue to exchange knowledge on seaweed.

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Better urban planning with Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality can help facilitate more informed discussions between stakeholders in urban planning projects and lead to more transparency – resulting in better and fairer processes, says researcher.

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NMBU-researchers found agent against resistant bacteria

Researchers at NMBU have found a protein that can dismantle resistant bacteria of the type recently found at Sørlandet Hospital, Nationen reports.

The NMBU Agricultural robot Thorvald II at a strawberry farm in Sylling.

Farm robot Thorvald can help improve crop yields

Meet Thorvald: The helpful robot farmer who may become the strawberry farmer's best friend. Among Thorvald’s many talents is preventing mildew from damaging plants without the need for pesticides.

I tillegg til fôrplanter inneholder grasfamilien også matplantene som kornartene hvete, rug og bygg .

How many tons of food are we willing to throw away in order to prevent one case of cancer?

We must dare to ask ourselves whether it is such a good idea to keep the legal limits for arsenic and radiation in food as low as possible, says our PhD-student Yevgeniya Tomkiv

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