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Fossil DNA identifies the first seafarers in the Pacific Ocean

Brave seafarers conquered the Pacific Ocean 3,000 years-ago with no chart of compass. Now, DNA is revealing who these sailors were.

New study reveals how climate change will overturn nature

A new review shows just how climate change is expected to change the distribution of all animals on planet Earth, and impact on our own livelihoods. It is an all encompassing and thorough review, say scientists.

Mars volcano has been active for two billion years

A volcano on Mars has been active for two billion years, according to new analyses of a meteorite from the Red Planet.

Can microRNA in food harm us? No, say scientists

Scientists express doubt over previous study that reported how genetic material from food can enter the blood stream and affect our health.

Mothers to all boys have shorter life expectancy and more illness

Women who only give birth to boys have a shorter life expectancy and run a higher risk of becoming ill compared with mothers of daughters, or both sons and daughters, shows a new Ph.D. thesis.

Mammography screening does not stop advanced breast cancer

Many healthy women are diagnosed with cancer even though the cancer would never have made them ill, shows new research.

How female emancipation has helped torture victims

Female emancipation in the West and sexual liberation means that rape has become less of a taboo subject and allows women to talk more openly to therapists.

Scientists: Europe is committed to Earth monitoring programs, even if the USA is not

Possible cuts to US climate and satellite programs have scientists on both sides of the Atlantic concerned. Europe is already talking a lead in the face of US uncertainty, but they should not be complacent, say scientists.

Learning from bacteriophages to develop targeted antimicrobials

Scientists are learning from nature to develop new ways to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria and boost food safety.

“Book a Scientist” scheme now open

The Danish Science Festival is nearly here and time is running out to “book a scientist.” If you are a group of at least 20 people living in Denmark, and would like to receive a free presentation or workshop from a scientist then be sure to book before April 3rd.