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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.

Two-year-olds benefit from playing games on tablets

The use of electronic media by young children has an undeserved bad reputation, a new study suggests. Mothers are better at interacting with their two-year-olds when playing online games than when they are watching TV together or engaged in regular play.