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Ecosystems driven out of sync by climate change

Climate change has altered the seasonal behaviour of plants and animals throughout the food chain and could reorganise entire ecosystems in the future.

Danish Viking grave reveals archaeological mysteries

New excavations in Scandinavia’s first city, Ribe, suggests rapid change at the end of the 9th century.

Islands make large animals shrink and small animals grow

Mammals change size when they become isolated on islands. The phenomenon has been discussed for many years but is now confirmed by a new study.

Students’ reading improves with longer school days

Longer school days where teachers are free to plan extra sessions can improve students’ reading skills.

Despite self-governing, Inuit still suffer social and health problems

GREENLAND: Greenland Inuit experience the same health and social problems as other colonised indigenous peoples, shows new research. But there are signs of improvement.

Take a tour of an Arctic monitoring site

GREENLAND: Explore how scientists in Greenland are monitoring environmental change in the Arctic with our interactive map of the GEM-monitoring site.

Gut bacteria sends signals to the brain to make us fat

Our gut bacteria send signals to the brain and encourage us to eat more, and may cause us to put on weight.

Unique Viking tomb contains remains of noble couple

A Viking tomb in Denmark contains the rare remains of two men and a woman and offers more evidence of an international Viking culture.

Why Jazz is so intoxicating

New research project gives a scientific explanation as to why improvised live jazz leaves such a lasting impression on its listeners.

Archaeologists discover Athens’ oldest navy base

A team of scientists have discovered the remains of Athens’ first navy base built in the Greek golden age.