Kári Stefánsson, CEO and founder of deCode genetics, became the first recipient of the Inge Grundke-Iqbal award, awarded by the American Alzheimer’s Association, on Tuesday.
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Last week the Marine Research Institute of Iceland (Hafrannsóknastofnun) released findings from its annual langoustine stock-measuring expedition,
The Icelandic travel agency, Iceland Travel, was awarded a Social Media in Travel + Tourism, or SMITTY, award for its Vine feed, in the category of Best Use of Emerging Platform.
The Icelandic president has addressed an energy conference at the UN headquarters, urging world leaders to think smaller.
Ground was broken at the site of the northern lights research station in Reykjadalur, Northeast Iceland, last week.
Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland, is exploring the possibility of erecting 80 wind turbines in South Iceland.
Búi Bjarmar Aðalsteinsson, a graduate from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts, has created a food factory in a closet, creating food using liquefied larvae.
One hundred blue whales live in the waters surrounding Iceland, according to the Marine Research Institute of Iceland (Hafró).
Students in the Masters in Engineering program at the University of Reykjavík launched three high power rockets at Mýrdalssandur, South Iceland, last Thursday.