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English mass grave contains remains of Viking Great Army

Archaeologists are now certain that the 264 bodies buried in the English town of Repton were Vikings. A curious mystery has finally been solved.

Gravity: it is all in your head

We take it for granted that gravity pulls things towards the Earth. But in reality this is just one of many explanations. And they are all equally made up.

Danish "lakes" provide unique insights to climate change

Lakes release a greenhouse gas, methane, but exactly how much has been somewhat of a mystery. New research has some answers.

Bird senses can improve drone navigation

South American oilbirds combine echolocation and extremely sensitive vision to find their way through dark caves. Decoding how they do this could help develop autonomous drones.

Clay tablets from the cradle of civilisation provide new insight to the history of medicine

Ancient “doctors” mixed magic and medicine to heal patients.

Greenland’s recent temperature drop does not disprove global warming

Unfortunately, the planet is still getting warmer.

Scientists! Do you want to share your research?

Our sister site, Videnskab.dk, is looking for scientists in Denmark who want to share their research with the public as part of The Danish Science Festival, 2018.

Playing music and singing linked to healthier life – but only if you’re a woman

Male musicians are likely to be overweight and smoke daily, including cannabis.

Cancer tumours could help unravel the mystery of the Cambrian explosion

Around 543 million years ago, the fossil record goes from showing no animal fossils to suddenly showing tracks and body fossils all over the globe. But what caused this explosion of complex life?

Sexual harassment is about masculine power

The #metoo campaign has shown that sexual harassment in the workplace is a large-scale societal problem. Now, researchers want to change focus from spicy stories to constructive debate on sexuality and power.