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A visit to Rome using centuries-old guidebooks

"There were big differences in what people thought was important and noteworthy, beautiful or ugly," says Anna Blennow.

The masculine avant-garde that fostered feminism

The artistic and social movement known as Futurism practically cleared the way for feminism, according to a Norwegian researcher.

How traditional are children's books?

Do they promote gender equality? Or do they reinforce destructive gender stereotypes? A new tool teaches preschool workers to analyse gender norms.

Translators leave strong imprints on literature

We read novels in translation with an idea that we are reading the original text. And that is the way we want it, according to researcher.

Happiness is not simply satisfaction

A psychology professor thinks our struggles and commitments – our engagement – make us happier with our lives.

Share your research: the researcher's guide to captivating science communication

A new handbook on how to share your research from Videnskab.dk and ScienceNordic.com.

An historical look at meditation

Nowadays, numerous people meditate without a religious purpose, but the word "meditation" does in fact come from Christianity.

New book on climate change adaptation in Indian agriculture

Climate change and agriculture in India is the focus of a new peer-reviewed book, based on seven years of field work.

Islam researcher wins the Holberg Prize

The British historian Michael Cook has been awarded the Holberg Prize 2014 for his contributions to the understanding of Islam’s early stages and expansion, as well as the religion’s ethical and political thinking.

Scientists: Use animal manure's stinking wealth of resources

New textbook shows farmers how they can get stinking rich while they are up to their knees in it.

Two-year-olds benefit from playing games on tablets

The use of electronic media by young children has an undeserved bad reputation, a new study suggests. Mothers are better at interacting with their two-year-olds when playing online games than when they are watching TV together or engaged in regular play.