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DNA – What do you know about genetic code?

26/03/2015 | By | Reply More
DNA – What do you know about genetic code?

DNA of ‘an entire nation’ assessed The genetic code of “an entire nation” has effectively been deduced, say researchers in Iceland, according to BBC News. The feat was performed by combining DNA data with family trees. The team say they could now find every woman at high-risk of breast cancer “at the touch of a […]

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Northern Lights in Iceland

18/03/2015 | By | Reply More
Northern Lights in Iceland

Northern Lights –  The Heavenly Light Show   Watch this video above and learn how the Northern Lights are created – I will say, one of the wonder of the world, to them who never have discover and seen these beautiful heaven lights. The extreme dark of the Icelandic winter has a few perks. Between […]

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New album by Of Monsters & Men

17/03/2015 | By | Reply More
New album by Of Monsters & Men

Icelandic stars Of Monsters & Men has confirmed their second album under the name “Beneath the Skin” “We are just working hard in the studio, recording a new album” said Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson, a member of the band Of Monsters and Men. The band has been keeping a low profile since they finished their almost […]

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Iceland government formally rejects application for EU

13/03/2015 | By | Reply More
Iceland government formally rejects application for EU

The Government of Iceland decided at its cabinet meeting last Tuesday that it did not intend to restart accession negotiations with EU – the European Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson met yesterday (12.03) with his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkevics, who currently holds the Presidency of the European Union (EU). At the meeting, […]

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Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014

13/09/2014 | By | Reply More
Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014

Iceland Airwaves Music Festival will be held November 5 – 9. 2014 in Reykjavik Iceland Every Autumn, Reykjavik rocks a little louder! Hear the hottest bands from Iceland, Europe, the Americas and beyond in the coolest setting on Earth. The intimate venues are located througout the downtown area, so you can hop from one performance to […]

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Paris of the North – Biting humour from Iceland

06/09/2014 | By | Reply More
Paris of the North – Biting humour from Iceland

A new film ‘Paris of the North’ was premiered in Iceland, September 5th. with good  receptions After his brittle comedy-drama Either Way (which gained notoriety after being made into US film Prince Avalanche), the second feature by Icelandic director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, ‘Paris of the North’ once again deals with the ideas of isolation and the […]

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Volcanic system: Bárðarbunga system of Iceland

30/08/2014 | By | Reply More
Volcanic system: Bárðarbunga system of Iceland

The Bárðarbunga volcanic system has been highly active in the Holocene with at least 26 eruptions in the last 11 centuries. The last eruption took place in 1910 CE. The Bárðarbunga system lies on the Eastern Volcanic Zone and is about 190 km long and up to 25 km wide, consisting of a central volcano […]

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