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How female emancipation has helped torture victims

Female emancipation in the West and sexual liberation means that rape has become less of a taboo subject and allows women to talk more openly to therapists.

Scientists: Europe is committed to Earth monitoring programs, even if the USA is not

Possible cuts to US climate and satellite programs have scientists on both sides of the Atlantic concerned. Europe is already talking a lead in the face of US uncertainty, but they should not be complacent, say scientists.

Learning from bacteriophages to develop targeted antimicrobials

Scientists are learning from nature to develop new ways to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria and boost food safety.

“Book a Scientist” scheme now open

The Danish Science Festival is nearly here and time is running out to “book a scientist.” If you are a group of at least 20 people living in Denmark, and would like to receive a free presentation or workshop from a scientist then be sure to book before April 3rd.

Medieval shipwreck hints at psychological warfare

Details of a sunken Danish royal ship reveals colourful details about psychological warfare in the middle ages.

Promising treatment for deadly brain cancer

A brain cancer that mainly affects children may be slowed by a treatment that is already being tested for a different type of cancer.

Physicists want to recruit more young quantum physicists

A Danish physicist has constructed a quantum physics laboratory especially for high school students to attract more young people to the field.

Will we ever be able to grow organs in a Petri dish?

Stem cells can already be employed to replicate any cell in the body and may one day be used to grow entire organs or cure diseases such as Parkinson’s and diabetes. But there are still a number of unanswered questions before the stem cell revolution really takes off.

New project will identify the risk factors for Schizophrenia

A large research project will study genetic data and vitamin D levels from 80,000 newborns to narrow down the causes of a number of mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia and depression.

European Research Council turns ten: After success comes uncertainty

After ten successful years, the European Research Council is facing uncertainty over future funding, while comments by Donald Trump and events in Europe are adding additional stress.