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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.

Earthquake in Nepal

Earthquake in Nepal

The management at NMBU has an overview of students and staff at NMBU that are in the area, and have now made contact with everyone.

One minute silence against attack on universities

One minute silence against attack on universities

The European University Association invites and encourages all European universities to observe one minute’s silence on Monday 27 April 2015 (12:00 CET).

Pellets being produced like clockwork

Pellets being produced like clockwork

FôrTek saw a need to improve the production of animal feed and developed a completely new machine. The result will soon be exhibited at the world's largest animal feed fair.

The bacteria that steals DNA from its surroundings

The bacteria that steals DNA from its surroundings

Imagine that you easily and elegantly obtained the DNA from your surroundings that enabled you to grow wings. This is possible. Not for we humans, but for Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Memorial ceremony for Kenya massacre

Memorial ceremony for Kenya massacre

"An attack on a university is an attack on all of us," NMBU's Rector said after a commemoration for the victims of last week’s deadly terrorist attack on a university in Kenya.

From aquatic nuisance to terrestrial blessing

From aquatic nuisance to terrestrial blessing

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient in all plant production, but phosphorus reserves are now being depleted at an ever quicker rate. This is a threat to food safety.

NMBU to coordinate EU-funded research project on policing post-conflict areas

NMBU to coordinate EU-funded research project on policing post-conflict areas

NMBU-coordinated research on police reform in post-conflict areas such as Afghanistan receives Horizon 2020 funding from the EU.

Jam making the Norwegian-Bosnian way

Jam making the Norwegian-Bosnian way

Did you know that jam and biscuit making can lead to a PhD?

Conference: PlantBio 2014

Conference: PlantBio 2014

The Norwegian PlantBio 2014 Conference takes place on 3 - 4 November 2014, at Quality Airport Hotel Gardermoen, Norway

Enzyme discovery offers hope of a new generation of antibiotics

Enzyme discovery offers hope of a new generation of antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is one of our time's gravest threats. New research on cell division offers hope of developing a new generation of antibiotics that can meet the challenge.

NMBU and the National Budget

NMBU and the National Budget

NMBU sees the introduction of a student fee for students outside of the EU as proposed in the National Budget, as an unfortunate development.

Healthy Eating after 60

Healthy Eating after 60

A miniseminar on food, nutrition and healthy agening.

A major step towards better wheat

A major step towards better wheat

A new research breakthrough will help increase food security worldwide by enabling us to develop more robust and better wheat varieties in the years ahead.

We'll eat trees in the future

We'll eat trees in the future

The discovery of special enzymes may alter our diets – and the way we look at trees.

Why is suboptimal food wasted?

Why is suboptimal food wasted?

NMBU is in charge of a a new European research project to fight food waste by understanding barriers and facilitators for acceptance of visually suboptimal food.

NMBU-researchers contribute to IPCC report

NMBU-researchers contribute to IPCC report

Leading NMBU-researchers have contributed to a new UN report which warns humans are more vulnerable than ever to the effects of climate change.

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