According to psychiatrist Þórgunnur Ársælsdóttir, Icelanders’ mental wellbeing is very much tied up in doses of good, sunny summer weather.
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A NASA research team are evaluating conditions in Iceland for conducting research aimed to facilitate the exploration of other plants.
The day-long event gave the two hundred and thirty young women who attended the opportunity to build robots, write code for their own computer games, and disassemble computers.
The RÚV website experienced a DDoS attack on Monday night, leading the state broadcaster to block all traffic to the website as a precautionary measure.
Icelanders can now visit a website to learn whether or not they carry a genetic mutation which drastically increases their risk of cancer.
Videntifier’s technology gives computers the ability to recognize complex visual information—both stills and moving images—no matter the format or whether the image has gone through modifications.
Icelandic researchers have reconstructed the genome of Hans Jónatan, considered to be the first man of African descent to have settled in Iceland.
Research into old cod bones has revealed the effects of sea temperature and centuries of fishing on the cod stock.
Icelandic tech start-up Authenteq has received ISK 135 million in investment capital from three prestigious investors.
Two Icelandic entrepreneurs have been invited to participate in the prestigious Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) held in Hyderabad, India next week.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs is now considering the possibility of joining the European Space Agency.
A revolutionary new project at Hellisheiði Power Station in South Iceland could mark a turning point in the fight against climate change.
Icelandic biopharmaceutical company deCODE genetics published a major study today, giving the most detailed insight yet into how the age of parents influences mutations in their offspring, cataloging mutations occurring in a specific area in the genome.
Drilling deep into the volcanic island Surtsey, close to Westman Islands located near South Iceland, has become very successful.
Icelandic on-demand goods service AHA, and Israeli drone logistics company Flytrex have, together, set up a small drone delivery route in Reykjavík, which delivers food in a much more efficient manner than ever before.
Icelander Viktor Aðalsteinsson has been chosen as one of 35 Innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review.
A large borehole in the island of Surtsey collapsed yesterday after drilling over 150 meters (492 feet) into the earth, only 50 meters (164 feet) shy of its 200 meters (656 feet) goal.
Five students at Reykjavík University are planning to put on the market a facial cream including an active ingredient made from the placenta of Icelandic sheep.