NTNU 2013 News
NTNU's brain researchers May-Britt and Edvard Moser featured in The New York Times
(30.04.2013) In "A Sense of Where You Are," Science Times reporter profiles the Mosers and describes the significance of their findings, including " the discovery of cells in rats' brains that function as a kind of built-in navigation system that is at the very heart of how animals know where they are, where they are going and where they have been."
NTNU, Singapore-based IPI sign MOU to build international network
(26.04.2013) The Singapore-based non-profit company IPI and NTNU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday 26 April, making NTNU IPI's first Network Partner in the Nordic region.
NTNU brain researchers win prestigious Nansen Prize
(25.04.2013) The Fridtjof Nansen Award for excellence in science and medicine has been awarded to Norwegian University of Science and Technology Professors Edvard I. Moser and May-Britt Moser for pioneering work in memory research.
Lighting up the brain
(04.04.2013) Researchers from NTNU's Kavli Institute of Systems Neuroscience are able to see which cells communicate with each other in the brain by flipping a neural light switch. The results of their efforts are presented in an article in the 5 April issue of Science magazine.
Climate events can drive high-arctic population dynamics
(17.01.2013) Climate change is known to affect the population dynamics of single species, such as reindeer or caribou, but the effect of climate at the community level has been much more difficult to document. Now, a group of researchers led by scientists from NTNU's Centre for Conservation Biology have documented this effect, as reported in the 18 Jan. 2013 issue of Science.
NTNU professor named to Nature's list of top commentators
(02.01.2013) Your morning cup of coffee just might be contributing to species extinction, says Edgar Hertwich, director of NTNU's Industrial Ecology Programme, in a commentary for Nature magazine. His pointed commentary won the professor a place as one of the publication's top commentaries for 2012.
Taming urban sprawl
Choking on their own growth
Gemini Spring 2013 edition
The world's megacities are only going to grow -- and the ones that will grow the most are those in lesser developed countries that don't have the tools to plan for this inevitable and explosive expansion. Read how NTNU planning students are helping residents of slums in Uganda and elsewhere in the world get the vital services they need in the latest edition of Gemini, NTNU and SINTEF's popular science research magazine.
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