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New telescope will unlock secrets of the universe

A new Danish-led telescope in the Canary Islands will allow us to gaze at distant stars and planets. ScienceNordic.com joined the enthusiastic scientists at the opening ceremony of the new, highly advanced equipment.

Breakthrough: why MMR vaccine can give children febrile seizures

The highly debated MMR vaccine which protects against measles, mumps and rubella, can give children febrile seizures. Danish scientists have now discovered why this happens to some children.

Danish biologist catches sea snakes with his bare hands

Thanks to a fearless Danish scientist we now know more about the many species of venomous sea snakes.

New study: we're not getting enough vitamin D

Official vitamin D recommendations are way too low, and Scandinavians are not getting anywhere near enough vitamin D.

Drones discover serious threats to Greenland's ice cap

Danish drones have collected breathtaking video footage of Greenland but the shots documents a deeply concerning development on the ice cap.

Professor: architects are killing the public space

A Danish professor of urban design criticises architects around the world for planning cities without taking their inhabitants into consideration.

President Obama invests millions into Danish brain research

An international group of scientists will develop a brain scan method, which is far better than today's PET scans. For this purpose, they have received 1.5 million dollars from President Obama.

Drinking milk could keep you slim

Scientists from Aarhus University are identifying substances and mechanisms in milk that might affect the body’s metabolism.

Culture and legislation challenge divorces among Danish Turks

Relations to Denmark play an unexpected strategic role in divorces between ethnic Turks, shows new research.

Side effects from asthma medicine are underreported

Danish scientists find evidence of underreporting of severe side effects from asthma medicine in clinical trials.