Live roundworms, most likely of the genus Anisakis or the related Pseudoterranova, were discovered in seafood dishes served to guests at a restaurant in downtown Reykjavík.
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Geothermal heat levels have increased under the western part of Surtsey island since the last time measures were taken, according to results from the latest scientific expedition to the island last week.
Dr. Fjóla Dögg Helgadóttir, a clinical psychology researcher at Oxford, was recently featured in Science Magazine for her online artificial intelligence therapy program, CPTpsych, which is based on traditional cognitive behavioral therapy.
Eymundur Magnússon, farmer at Vallanes in Fljótsdalshérað, East Iceland is going to build a good-old-fashioned Icelandic timber house, which will be the first one ever to be built entirely from Icelandic trees. He had to have the timber specially inspected before a building permit was granted...
The official Þingvellir committee has welcomed the idea of building the new Icelandic Stargazing Center in the national park.
Several U.S. astronauts are currently visiting Iceland with their families to attend celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo training camps in Iceland.
The Soil Conservation Service of Iceland is conducting research to try to determine the impact of ash on young forests in Iceland.
Archeologists have unexpectedly discovered the remains of a large settlement-era lodge at Lækjargata in central Reykjavík.
Icelanders seem to have more in common with Canadians, Brits, Australians, New-Zealanders and U.S. Americans than the Nordic nations, according to a new study carried out by three professors at the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Iceland.