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Personalised prescriptions according to your genetics

New genetic risk factor identified for a rare but severe reaction to a poplar type of blood pressure medication.

How smart is your city?

Smart cities are much more than technology and big data. It’s about using technology sustainably and in a way that improves the lives of the people that live there.

How your WiFi can protect against intruders

Research in Denmark could turn your regular WiFi network into a burglar’s worst nightmare: An intruder alarm that can see through walls.

New method identifies type 2 diabetics at risk of early death

Urine analysis can indicate patients at risk of early cardiovascular death.

It’s time to claim ownership of our digital lives

OPINION: Either we start changing the model or we stop playing.

Gut bacteria keeps bears healthily obese

Brown bears are obese. They have to be to survive months of hibernation. And yet they do not experience the complications that we do when we pile on the pounds. So what can they teach us?

How to make greener biofuels

A combination of two well known methods could produce a greener, more efficient, biofuel.

More than just hot flashes — menopause has its positive side

Only one in three women has problems during menopause, when women’s oestrogen levels plummet and menstruation stops. One Danish physician says many women experience this as a positive time in their lives.

Smartphone sensor can detect dirty water

Using DNA-Magnetic particles we can detect single cells of E.coli bacteria in drinking water at record speed.

How our gut influences our health

Why gut bacteria are essential for a healthy immune system.