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Origins of animal life remain a mystery

For 520 million years, a goldmine of fossils has remained untouched beneath northern Greenland, hiding secrets about the development of animal life on our planet. A new expedition to the area may reveal these secrets.

Dreaded fish disease stamped out in Denmark

Researchers have successfully stamped out the fish disease VHS in Denmark. Their methods will now be used in other countries.

Researchers sow doubt about Moon's origins

New dating of Moon rock pulls out the carpet from under the prevailing theory about how our Moon came into being. Either the Moon is younger than previously thought – or it was not born of a red hot sea of magma.

Allergies can be discovered soon after birth

Babies show a predisposition for developing allergies later in life even at the infant stage. The discovery could pave the way for better prevention.

Unhealthy Danes have less and poorer sex

Scientists have found a link between unhealthy living and problems beneath the sheets. People should use the discovery to live healthier lives, they suggest

Whale keeps its beak shut to avoid being eaten

Beaked whales only 'talk' to each other deep below the surface of the ocean. A new study shows that when close to the surface they keep quiet to avoid falling prey to predators.

Danes crack atom bonding code

Atoms attach and detach according to a fixed pattern. A new theory explains how.

Bats have the fastest muscles of all mammals

Researchers have found extremely fast muscles in bats. They are the fastest muscles ever found in mammals.

Alcohol reduces the risk of asthma

If you drink a small amount of alcohol every week, you have a lower risk of developing asthma.

Your smartphone can scan your brain

Now you can connect a headset with electrodes to your smartphone, so you can read your brain’s signals while on the move.