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NMBU-researchers have developed new model for vaccine trials in tilapia

NMBU-researchers have developed new model for vaccine trials in tilapia

“As far as we know, vaccine trials on tilapia have never been conducted in Norway before,” said the researcher primarily involved in the development of the new model.

NMBU-researcher makes new discoveries concerning gut flora and health

NMBU-researcher makes new discoveries concerning gut flora and health

New model for animal experiments could be crucial to our understanding of human health.

"Al-Shabaab will destroy the peace"

"Al-Shabaab will destroy the peace"

Stig Jarle Hansen talks to NRK about last night's attacks at Lido Beach in Mogadishu in which at least 17 were killed. Hansen was at Lido Beach just 3 days ago.  

Many dogs have rat poison in their bodies

Many dogs have rat poison in their bodies

Studies conducted at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences show that one in five dogs has rat poison in its body.

NMBU to play key role in new research project on how pollution affects cod

NMBU to play key role in new research project on how pollution affects cod

NMBU-researchers to take part in groundbreaking, new research project on how cod react and adapt to to stressors in the environment.

Aim to educate the best water engineers

Aim to educate the best water engineers

Clean Norwegian drinking water should not be taken for granted. Climate change will make access to and use of water increasingly more important. Students must face this future with the required expertise.

Pork ribs get greener

Pork ribs get greener

Imported soya is used as one of the major protein sources in diets for pigs. But now pigs will become more environmentally friendly.

Taking charge of flood water

Taking charge of flood water

In the years ahead, more and heavier rain will fall. Researchers are working on innovative solutions that will save both money and the environment.

Peace through education

Peace through education

A NORHED project at NMBU, 'Democratic and economic governance and peace building in South Sudan and Ethiopia' works with the University of Juba. Two of the project's PhD students are currently at Noragric.

New research project will contribute to more sustainable fish farming

New research project will contribute to more sustainable fish farming

NMBU-led project receives millions of Norwegian kroner in funding for salmon research that will contribute to green change.

Renewed fight against brain disease

Renewed fight against brain disease

NMBU is participating in an important new research project in which multiple disciplines will work closely together to answer questions concerning the brain and disease.

Millions in funding for NMBU-research under FRIPRO-scheme

Millions in funding for NMBU-research under FRIPRO-scheme

NMBU's scientists are making an even greater mark than last year in this year's allocation of funding for independent projects from The Research Council of Norway.

Detecting heart attacks in advance

Detecting heart attacks in advance

Imagine if a developing heart attack could be detected by combining ECGs with mathematical calculations. 

Using constructed wetlands to treat wastewater in Nepal

Using constructed wetlands to treat wastewater in Nepal

Constructed wetlands provide a cheap purification method suitable for use in cities.

Terrorist attack in Paris

Terrorist attack in Paris

 It is with great horror that we again learn of terrorist attacks in France and Paris. NMBU wishes to express our deepest sympathies to our 42 French students, employees and your families.

 

Salmon puberty gene discovered

Salmon puberty gene discovered

Researchers have discovered that a specific gene plays a very important role in determining whether a salmon returns to spawn as a large or small salmon. They identified the gene and revealed its secret.

Partners ready for Foods of Norway

Partners ready for Foods of Norway

September marks the official opening of Foods of Norway where researchers and industry partners will collaborate on how Norway’s extensive bioresources can provide a basis for novel feed ingredients. 

NMBU wants to help!

NMBU wants to help!

NMBU has launched a campaign in support of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). The goal is to collect 150,000 NOK over the course of two months. Please help us in showing our support to refugees!

Riddle of dark spots in salmon solved

Riddle of dark spots in salmon solved

Dark spots on the muscle filets of farmed salmon have posed a significant problem for many years. New research has revealed that a virus associated with heart and skeletal muscle inflammation is the cause of the spots.

Chinese boycott of Norwegian salmon industry unsuccessful

Chinese boycott of Norwegian salmon industry unsuccessful

China's boycott of Norwegian salmon has affected Chinese consumers more than Norwegian salmon exporters.

State Visit from Niger

State Visit from Niger

A delegation from Niger headed by the country's Prime Minister, H.E. Brigi Rafini, visit NMBU in connection with the planned Noragric project ‘Food Security and Climate Change in Niger’

NMBU Researcher winner of the Queen’s Award

NMBU Researcher winner of the Queen’s Award

Associate professor Douglas Sheil was June the 3rd given the Queen’s Award for Forestry for his extensive scientific work on forest management and conservation.

Urban birds are not smarter than birds living in the countryside

Urban birds are not smarter than birds living in the countryside

Bird species living in Oslo does not have bigger brains than species that prefer the countryside.

Does money make us happier?

Does money make us happier?

Surprisingly, the difference between poor and rich is not that great when it comes to happiness.

Seminar: Should we focus on sugar, starch or fat

Seminar: Should we focus on sugar, starch or fat

Human nutrition is in a paradigm shift, where dietary recommendations based on hypotheses which proved to be wrong, is to be changed. It's all about the conversion of carbohydrates into fat.

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