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  • New ways to enjoy your reds, blues and yellows

    3.8.2017

    New ways to enjoy your reds, blues and yellows

    From July to October, berries are everywhere. Instagram feeds are full of colourful photos of the results of days spent berry picking in the forest. Restaurant chefs propose new delicacies bursting with the flavours of bilberries, cloudberries and buckthorn berries. Wild berries are healthy, they taste wonderful and they are free for everyone to pick. Berries are also fascinating raw materials for innovations.

    Photo: Visit Finland

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  • A different kind of summer

    4.7.2017

    A different kind of summer

    For the centenary of Finnish independence in 2017, a group of researchers will board an expedition of a lifetime. Multipurpose icebreaker Nordica will set sail from Vancouver for Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, through the legendary Northwest Passage.

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  • Constructing new digital highways in the Arctic regions

    16.6.2017

    Constructing new digital highways in the Arctic regions

    Data traffic is growing exponentially. There are major bottlenecks in the current connections. The Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit in Oulu discussed broadband development and its implications for the Arctic societies and businesses.
    Photo: Petteri Löppönen

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  • The idea of Amandan was born out of the clouds: instead of going ice swimming you can take a cold mist shower

    2.6.2017

    The idea of Amandan was born out of the clouds: instead of going ice swimming you can take a cold mist shower

    According to research cold therapy can relieve stress and improve the quality of life. Cold therapy eases pain and helps muscles recover. Panu Vapaavalta has developed a cold mist treatment that can be used in every bathroom.

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  • Listening to northern lights and receiving messages from outer space

    29.5.2017

    Listening to northern lights and receiving messages from outer space

    The Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory studies everything between heaven and earth. Originally, the scientific community landed in Sodankylä because of the northern lights.

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