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Global warming won't make plants grow any faster

Climate change will likely not result in increased plant growth as once thought. A new Danish research project shows that future periods of drought will limit growth – and that is bad news for the climate.

Danes locate the source of cholera in Haiti

It was Nepalese soldiers who brought cholera with them to Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake, researchers have established. The ensuing cholera outbreak killed 6,000 people and made 400,000 ill.

That dream screen is just around the corner

A Danish chemist expects the first new super-thin graphene screens to be in stores quite soon. But we may have to wait a few years for computers that use this miracle material.

Uncharted area of the brain discovered

Researchers have unveiled a previously unknown area of the brain, a discovery which could lead to new kinds of psychiatric drugs.

New telescope to find life in space

Danish researchers have designed a new telescope technology which they claim is 300 times more effective than the current ones.

Vitamin D prolongs life

A type of Vitamin D known as D3 helps elderly women live longer, according to a review of the entire scientific literature.

Granny's getting exploited

Danish parents expect grandmothers to turn out and look after their grandchildren. But when they've done that, they are expected to keep their traps shut and not to interfere in the kids' upbringing.

Treadmill for fish is an export success

Danish marine biologist left the world of university bureaucracy and started a niche company developing fish respirometers. His past in the field of research has led the company to international success.