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Your body can be scanned for infections

Researchers are designing a procedure that will enable doctors to scan your body for infections.

Sperm harmed by soaps and suntan lotions

Hormone disrupting chemicals in ordinary products appear to have an effect on sperm quality.

A shot of gluten reduces risk of diabetes in mice

Mice treated with gluten have lower risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Could lead to vaccine against the widespread disease.

Danish psychiatrist attacks Norwegian study linking cannabis and violence

Norwegian study claiming link between cannabis use and increased violence is heavily criticised by Danish psychiatrist.

How prehistoric animals can help save today's endangered species

Artists’ colourful drawings of prehistoric animals could help keep endangered species alive.

Come face to face with the world's most bizarre research

Be ready to experience the strangest and most bizarre research in the world when the notorious Ig Nobel Prize show comes to Copenhagen this summer.

Eurovision Song Contest is riddled with hidden political messages

It may look and sound innocent but don't be fooled: the Eurovision Song Contest is more political than you may think.

Eurovision Song Contest to be part of Denmark's cultural heritage

Danish researchers are harvesting the internet for all information about this year's Eurovision Song. Contest The goal is to ensure good historical research - but the researchers are also learning to predict the winner several months in advance.

Experiencing beautiful things can teach us to think better

A bewitching church interior. A glorious sunset. If we think in a way that appreciates beauty we can relate in a more nuanced fashion to the world and the problems of society.

How much power do civil servants actually have?

There are times where it seems like civil servants have more power than the politicians - but is it really so?

Get a better life: say no

Say NO. Focus on the negative aspects. Repress your emotions. That kind of advice probably does not sound right to a lot of people, but it’s a better idea than following fanatically positive, self-help books, concludes a professor of psychology.