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A warmer Arctic causes fish to move

The ice is melting away in the Arctic regions, while precipitation is on the increase. The fresh water forms a lid over essential nutrients in key areas of the Arctic Ocean, and that can change marine life dramatically.

A new formula for avoiding supermarket queues

How do you avoid queues at the supermarket? A researcher shows the way with mathematics.

Modern plate tectonics arose 3.2 billion years ago

Plate tectonics – geological developments that have given the Earth its current appearance, with oceans, continents, mountains and deep valleys – started 3.2 billion years ago, new research shows.

Game-based sex education

New method that utilises how our brain processes memories forms the basis of a new game-based learning system.

Medieval texts colour our knowledge about Odin

Researchers disagree on the Viking Age conceptions of the god Odin. The source material is ambiguous and difficult to interpret.

Link between self-harm and rape

Studies of rape victims reveal that 15 percent have scars from old self-harm injuries. The figure suggests a need for improved care of self-harming youths.

The tongue is the future for disabled people

Danish scientists have developed a groundbreaking product that enables paralysed people to control wheelchairs, computers and TVs with their tongue.

Green energy will cut healthcare costs

Changing to green energy sources will cut healthcare costs and offset some of the costs of changing energy system, according to new models that calculate how air pollution spreads.

Myths about the prostitute lifestyle

Public debate portrays prostitutes as either victims of human trafficking or strong, independent women who have made a personal choice. However, research reveals an altogether different reality.

To women, designer bags are packed with sex appeal

The Gucci bag oozes sex – at least to women, who use the bags to exude femininity and sensuality. These subtle sexual undertones are, however, lost on their male admirers.