Players of EVE Online, the online multiplayer role playing game from Icelandic company CCP, have collected over USD 68,000 so far to help the Red Cross in earthquake relief work in Nepal.
Sci & Tech
Residents of the northern Westfjords region can look forward to greater energy security next winter with this week’s formal opening of the powerful new backup generator in Bolungarvík.
Scientists at the University of Oslo, led by geology professor Trond H. Torsvik, believe to have discovered traces of a lost continent in the rock around Öræfajökull, a Vatnajökull outlet glacier, in Southeast Iceland. The region may lie on top of the continent, which used to be part of...
Around 100 Icelanders from 11 Icelandic companies will travel to Melbourne, Australia, for the World Geothermal Congress, April 19-24, according to Berglind Steindórsdóttir, exhibition manager at Promote Iceland. Icelandic Minister Industry and Commerce Ragnheiður Elín Árnadóttir will also be...
Icelandic company Zymetech, which develops and manufactures formulations containing marine-derived enzymes for therapeutic application, received the 2015 Iceland Innovation Prize yesterday morning.
Icelandic startup company Star-Oddi, a manufacturer of innovative scientific research tools, designed a measuring equipment used by NASA for studying a lake which lies under the Antarctica icecap. Living microorganisms were found in the lake.
The Gulf Stream, an ocean current carrying warm and salty seawater to the coast of Iceland, contributing to an unusually mild climate for the island’s latitude and fertile fishing grounds, is slowing down, according to a study published in Nature online on Tuesday.
In just one day, more than ten million people around the world had seen a video of an Icelandic toddler singing.