Icelandic Scientist Wins Innovation Award

Sandra Mjöll Jónsdóttir, co-founder of the biotech company Platome, was awarded the highest honor at a conference hosted last week by the Global Women Innovators and Inventors Network and the European Union Women Inventors & Innovators Network (GWIIN/EUWIIN).

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Höhere Strafe für Handy am Steuer gefordert

In Island erhalten jedes Jahr fast 500 Autofahrer eine Verwarnung wegen Handybenutzung am Steuer. Manche finden, dass die derzeit zahlbare Strafgebühr von 5000 ISK zu niedrig ist. Zahlt man das Strafgeld sofort, reduziert es sich sogar auf 3,750 ISK, berichtet RÚV.

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Whooper Swan Attacks Sheep

Sigríður Línberg Runólfsdóttir and her husband, Halldór Margeir Sverrisson, captured an unexpected scene yesterday when they were flying their drone over Álftafjörður fjord in the Westfjords: a whooper swan attacking a sheep.

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