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Simple exercises in your coffee break relieve pains

Good news for office-workers: the effects of exercise to relieve neck and shoulder pains are good – no matter where, how or how often you train.

Possible breakthrough in solar energy

New research opens up for more efficient ways of converting solar energy into electricity. This could be a major breakthrough in solar energy.

Pharma giant threatens Danish scientist

A German pharmaceutical giant is threatening a Danish professor with a big compensation claim. The researcher has conducted a critical study of a type of medicine manufactured by the company.

Why some countries are richer than others

Economists face huge challenges when trying to find the exact reasons for wealth and growth. A new thesis argues that the Roman Catholic order of Cistercians formed the basis for prosperity in the West.

Denmark’s past viewed from above

There’s a lot to learn about the past by studying the land from high above. See a series of stunning aerial archaeology photos here.

Common painkillers can cause blood clots

Common painkillers double the risk of blood clots in the legs and lungs, new research reveals. EU warnings against the pills are underway.

Study casts doubt on popular mass extinction theory

A new study casts doubt on a popular theory about the mass extinction that occurred in the transition between two geological periods, the Triassic and the Jurassic. The findings give us a better understanding of today’s climate changes, scientists claim.

Altitude training is little more than placebo

Sleeping at high altitudes, in the mountains and in so-called altitude houses, does not improve the body’s ability to take up oxygen, a new study concludes.

What Vikings really looked like

Were Vikings really dirty savages who wore horned helmets, or did they look like we do today? Here’s what the experts say.

Swine flu vaccine does not harm your baby

Pregnant women can be vaccinated against swine flu without fear of negative consequences. A new study documents that the vaccine does not harm unborn babies. But another study confirms a suspicion that the vaccine can cause neuritis in elderly people in very rare cases.