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Another good reason to eat chocolate

New study finds that chocolate is good for our health and may help protect against cardiac fibrillation.

Try these citizen science projects and help health researchers

Take part in one of these citizen science projects and help to develop new medicines, cure rare diseases, or find out how we age.

Mustard oil could soon replace rapeseed oil

New research shows that mustard could be an attractive alternative to rapeseed oil—the world’s third largest oil crop.

Study ranks Nordic health care among best in the world, except Denmark and Greenland

Denmark and Greenland rank bottom in the Nordics when it comes to the treatment of diabetes and other deadly diseases, shows new study

Taste can improve cancer patients’ quality of life

Chemotherapy patients often lack the ability to taste food during and after treatment. A chef and a team of scientists aim to change this and boost patients’ quality of life.

Why you automatically begin to run when you are in a hurry

New research shows why the legs change from walking to running when we need to hurry up. The research can be used to help people with paralysis and to create super soldiers, say scientists.

Losing a sibling leads to higher risk of early death

Losing a sibling in childhood increases the risk of an early death by 71 per cent, shows new research. “It’s alarming,” say scientists.

Citizen science: How you can help scientists

Scientists need you! Sign up for a citizen science project and help to make all of us that little bit smarter.

Africa has become greener in the last 20 years

Despite climate change and a growing population, Africa has become greener over the past 20 years, shows new study.

Hazardous substances are still distributed long after being banned

It can take decades for the EU to ban a substance that contains endocrine disrupting chemicals and even then sales of products containing these chemicals can continue for years.