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Digital morgue to help solve crimes

Digital 3D animation of dead bodies aims to revolutionise police investigation and improve accuracy in crime scene reconstructions.

Industrial robots now also for small companies

Danish scientists have developed a robot operating system that can mimic human movement. The system will make it easier for small companies to use robots, argues researcher.

A ‘feeling’ prosthesis was only the starting shot

Earlier this year, a Danish amputee became the first ever person to feel through his prosthetic limb. The main findings of the project are underway, and the project has just been granted an additional €6 million for further research.

Scientist pulls protein through microscopic hole

A Danish researcher has developed a new method for studying proteins. By pulling the protein through a tiny hole known as a nanopore, he can expose important properties of the protein.

Light therapy to help brain-damaged patients

A new research project aims to study what therapeutic effects a special type of light that changes colour during the day has on patients with severe brain damage.

HIV epidemic in Greenland mapped in great detail

HIV has been introduced in Greenland at least 25 times, according to new study, which reveals how an HIV epidemic breaks out and spreads in a society. The findings may help prevent future epidemics.

New method makes cancer tests more accurate

A Danish chemist has come up with a method that may significantly improve existing ovarian cancer tests. The method aims to detect cancer more quickly and prevent misdiagnoses.

Scientists prepare future language technology

If we want to communicate through phones and computers in the future, they need to learn to understand what we say. New research aims to teach machines to distinguish between polysemantic words – now also in Danish.

Following students on study drugs

An increasing number of healthy students dope themselves with ADHD drugs. What happens when ‘study drugs’ become normal? A new study sets out to find the answer.

Saturated fat increases diabetes risk

Saturated fat increases the risk of type 2 diabetes much more than unsaturated fat does, new study confirms. But which type of saturated fat is the worst?