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Value-based leadership – not orders

Qualified leadership features highly on the agenda of many knowledge-intensive firms. The rapid growth of these corporations has exposed the need for professional management.

Sport is good for integration

Sport can be a good way to integrate foreigners into society, new study finds.

Vaccines change our immune defences

Vaccines against measles save more lives than we think. Research shows that the measles vaccine is effective against other fatal infections too.

Depression can damage the brain

People suffering from depression run the risk that their brains shrink and will remain smaller after the disease is over. The discovery provides new knowledge about the brain and new understanding of how antidepressants work.

Doctors get hangovers from night work

Night work leaves doctors fatigued, uneasy and unfocused, a new hospital survey reveals. Researchers fear these 'hangovers' could affect the patients.

Good sperm extends lifespan

High sperm quality is a sign of a long life for men, a new study suggests.

Hypnosis makes multitasking a breeze

People with brain damage can become better at performing multiple tasks by using hypnosis, new studies indicate.

Big Bang mission relies on Danish technology

Danish researchers will supply crucial technology for a new mission to find evidence for the Big Bang theory. The mission requires technology that can measure distances of five million kilometres with the precision of a picometre – that's 0,00000000001cm.

Don’t blame the pigs for new flu types

Pigs have been suspected of producing new types of dangerous influenza viruses that were highly infectious for humans. But pigs are no more responsible for this than we humans are, a new study shows.

Male circumcision leads to a bad sex life

Circumcised men have more difficulties reaching orgasm, and their female partners experience more vaginal pains and an inferior sex life, a new study shows.

More extreme warm days in a warmer climate

Global warming means more warm extreme weather conditions, according to an analysis of more than 140 years of air temperature data from Denmark.