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Greenland's sled dog population is decreasing rapidly

Greenland risks losing its unique sled dog culture as the number of dogs has been decreased by 50 per cent over the past 20 years.

Psychological impacts of terrorist attacks transcend borders

The terrorist attack by Anders Breivik in Norway in 2011 caused a dramatic increase in trauma- and stressor-related disorders in Denmark, concludes a new study.

Sexual offences increased in Denmark during the Second World War

The number of sexual offences against women and children in Denmark increased by almost 50 per cent during the Nazi occupation between 1940 and 1945, shows new research.

Climate change will make us sweat more and work less

Rising temperatures due to climate change will make us lazier and decrease productivity. It will hit GDP hard, say scientists.

New evidence of early life on Earth date back 3.7 billion years

Scientists have discovered remains of 3.7-billion-year-old life, encapsulated within the oldest rocks in Greenland. It is one of the oldest signs of life on Earth.

Scandinavia’s oldest cup mark rock carvings discovered on Bornholm

Archaeologists have long suspected that Stone Age Scandinavians produced cup mark rock carvings, but until now they had no examples to prove it.

Snakebites still exact a high toll in Africa. A shortage of antivenoms is to blame

OPINION: The global snakebite community has declared an antivenom crisis to attract international attention to this neglected tropical disease.

New mineral discovered in Hekla volcano in Iceland

During expeditions into the boiling warm openings of Iceland’s volcanoes, researchers have discovered seven new minerals.

How to spot a liar

If someone copies your body language it might be a sign that they are lying to you.

Running can slow the growth of breast cancer cells

Changes that occur in the blood every time you exercise reduce the growth of breast cancer in cell cultures and in mice.