Project Aims to Develop Sexless Farmed Salmon

The Marine and Freshwater Institute is attempting to breed a new kind of farmed salmon, that is, one without any sex. RÚV reports that the idea behind this is to prevent farmed salmon from [...]

Tech Conference Invites Guests to Mind-Control Drones, Drink Robot Cocktails

The UTmessan tech conference and expo will open its doors to the public free-of-charge on Saturday, RÚV reports, inviting guests to enjoy cocktails made by robots, fly drones with nothing but [...]

New Game Design Degree Program Unveiled

The Ministry of Education has approved a new BSc degree program in video game design, RÚV reports. The three-year distance learning program will be offered by the Keilir Institute of Technology [...]

Meteor Sighting Over Iceland

It seems that fireworks aren’t the only things lighting up Iceland’s night sky over the holiday season: Vísir reports that a meteorite was seen over Iceland on Thursday evening, creating a bright [...]

Astronomer Kári Helgason Contributes to New Discovery

An international team of astronomers, including Icelander Kári Helgason, have measured all of the light from all of the stars that have ever existed, RÚV reports. The results of the report, “A [...]

Start-Up to Begin Algae Cultivation at Hellisheiði Power Plant

The international start-up ON Power will soon be starting an algae cultivation facility at Hellisheiði Power Plant just outside of the Reykjavík capital area, RÚV reports. The company’s owners [...]

Dinner Delivered by Drone

A Reykjavík retailer now offers home delivery by drone, RÚV reports. Iceland’s largest online retailer,, began offering the delivery method to Reykjavík residents yesterday, following an [...]

Police Warn Against Blackmailing Scam

Police have issued a warning about an email scam gaining traction in the capital area, RÚV reports. Victims of the scam receive an email stating that their computer has been infected with a virus [...]

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