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Greenlandic fjords get their organic matter from Russia

GREENLAND: A simple chemical technique sheds new light on ocean circulation in the Arctic and could help improve computer models of ocean circulation.

Global academic collaboration: a new form of colonisation?

OPINION: Organisations, universities and researchers in the global North often call the shots in global research collaborations, and many researchers question whether African universities are still suffering form a sort of colonisation--of the mind.

Food travel time through the body impacts on our health

A quick passage of food from your mouth through your stomach and out the other end is better for your health, shows new research.

Shooting stars visible throughout July

Meteor showers and planets are visible in the Nordic sky this month, including Jupiter and Mars.

New discovery rewrites history of Denmark’s biggest royal castle

Excavations of Denmark’s biggest castle show that an overlooked king, Knud VI, played a much bigger roll in its history than was previously thought.

Children bear the brunt of parental conflict after divorce

The conflicts between divorced parents can lead to long lasting loss of self-confidence in their children, shows a new study.

Scientists: Children should get their pulse up daily

Children have better memory skills, are healthier, and get more out of school when they get their pulse up on a daily basis. Physical activity should be a fixed part of every child’s daily routine, say scientists.

Melting Greenland ice has not slowed down ocean circulation

GREENLAND: Two new studies suggest that meltwater from the Greenland ice sheet has not slowed down ocean circulation in the North Atlantic and may not be behind the ominous cold patch of ocean called the ‘cold blob’.

Young scientists react to Brexit

Uncertainty in residence status, jobs, and future funding. These are some of the concerns of young European scientists following the UK’s recent decision to leave the EU.

Scientists find possible cause for Alzheimer's

New results suggest a potential cause of Alzheimer’s, which could one day lead to early detection and treatment of this debilitating disease.