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What are the major challenges to modern medicine?

Modern technology has revolutionised health sciences and people are living longer than ever. At the same time, more and more are becoming seriously ill.

Is independent science journalism doomed?

A debate during the Science in the City festival addressed a question that concerns science journalists around the world: does independent science media have a future?

Professor: ‘Focus on the broader issues when you communicate’

How do you get science out of its ivory tower? A Q&A with world-famous evolutionary biologist Eske Willerslev.

ADHD gene found

If a specific gene is destroyed, it causes an ADHD-like condition, reveals research on mice. That insight could lead to a better medical treatment, say scientists.

CERN makes first precise measurements of antihydrogen

Physicists edges a step closer to understanding antimatter after making the first precise measurements of antihydrogen’s electric charge.

Science communication: 'you're allowed to spice things up'

How do you make the abstract world of mathematics fascinating to a broad audience? A Q&A with award-winning mathematician Cédric Villani.

Football can make your heart ten years younger

If you suffer from high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes, playing football could render blood pressure drugs unnecessary and make your heart younger and stronger, according to new research.

Nobel laureate: science is moving in a dangerous direction

Science has taken a wrong turn and forgets to prioritise basic research, says Nobel laureate and quantum physicist Serge Haroche.

Professor: rising inequality could lead to a revolution

Danish economists fear inequality will keep growing and they worry about the consequences. In the worst event, there could be a revolution.

Ice age water found under the Baltic Sea and Kattegat

For the first time ever researchers have drilled deep into the seabed under Kattegat and the Baltic Sea. The drillings have revealed that hidden under the sea there is freshwater that could date back to the ice age.

Pregnant and puffing on a smoke

Norwegian research shows that one out of four female smokers in Europe continue to smoke cigarettes during their pregnancies. Vivid differences are seen among the European countries in this regard.