Published Feb. 14, 2019 9:45 AM

Fraudsters who cheat on their taxes, launder money or con insurance companies are facing uncertain times. New statistical methods are increasing the likelihood that they will be caught.

Published Feb. 6, 2019 9:00 AM

The chance of major ship disasters at sea can be reduced by statistical methods. The trick is to interpret the large amounts of data streaming in from the many sensors in the ship, making it possible to sound the alarm on time.

Published Apr. 25, 2017 8:19 AM

The professor whose face is emblazoned on the Norwegian 200-kroner banknote was forgotten for nearly 60 years. Today he is considered one of Norway’s greatest researchers ever.

Published Mar. 28, 2017 12:32 PM


Published Feb. 17, 2016 8:09 AM

Норвежский закон защищает причинителя вреда: Норвегия не берет на себя ответственность за разливы нефти, которые дрейфуют с морскими течениями и достигают русского северного побережья. Результатом этого может стать нарушение экосистем.

Published Feb. 1, 2016 8:53 AM

Many glaciers on Svalbard behave very differently from other glaciers worldwide. They advance massively for some years and then quickly retreat – and then remain quiescent for fifty to a hundred years – before they once again start to advance.

Published Mar. 2, 2015 10:56 AM

Bacteria that talk to one another and organize themselves into biofilms are more resistant to antibiotics. Researchers are now working to develop drugs that prevent bacteria from communicating.