Syndicate content

Denmark

Surrealism is mind-boggling

Beautiful surrealistic pictures can change our impression of the world, says a researcher. See examples of mind-boggling art here.

Women get the worst hangovers

Women experience more hangovers than men, a study shows. It also indicates that we should eat while we drink and that we readily drink more than the authorities recommend.

Enter the eco-cow

Preparations have started on the breeding of a more climate-friendly cow which calves less frequently and produces milk over a longer period.

Historically large glacier losses in 2000s

The sharp reduction of a Greenlandic glacier in the 2000s was historically large and was caused by short-term climate changes, new research reveals. It also shows the first definite link between climate change and glacial melting.

Water drops reveal all life in a lake

A new DNA detection method can very effectively tell us which animals live in a lake. See some of these interesting animals in our picture gallery.

New Year’s rocket science

Here's the full story of what happens after you've lit the fuse of a rocket and run off to a safe distance.

ECGs lead to fewer heart operations

An electrocardiogram (ECG) can be used to predict the course of an individual patient’s disease, resulting in fewer operations, new study shows.

Three brilliant inventions that Denmark ignored

Genial inventions are often surprising. ScienceNordic looks at inventors who did not get the recognition or commercial success they may have deserved.

Resistant bacteria can be tamed again

Pioneering research has found the key to making resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics. New medicine could be on the market within two years.

World unlikely to end in 2012, say scientists

The claimed prediction by the ancient Mayas of the end of the world, as popularised in the film '2012', gets a sceptical assessment from the scientific community.