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Come aboard Denmark’s largest research vessel

ScienceNordic was invited aboard research vessel Dana to join its regular expedition in the Baltic Sea.

Human organs-on-chips may one day replace animal testing

Scientists have developed more than ten different human organ chips, including devices to mimic critical functions of the lungs, kidneys, intestines, liver, and bone marrow. Eventually this technology could render animal testing obsolete.

High flames gave status to ancient funeral pyres

Funeral pyres were an important ritual for thousands of years in Denmark. The dead were paraded and the cremation was a spectacular show.

Scientists fling bacteria’s “black box” wide open

A new “genome-meter” will allow scientists to quickly identify the bacteria that live in waste water treatment plants, reducing the need for chemicals to clean our waste water.

“Viking Tower” excavated in Denmark

Totally unique in construction and unknown to Danish archaeology, extraordinary discovery from the Viking Age uncovered in Jutland.

Arctic plants may be tougher than you think

New study reveals how plants in Greenland were able to not only survive a devastating caterpillar outbreak in 2011, but actually thrive as a result. Much to the surprise of scientists.

Gut bacteria will revolutionise medicine

Gut bacteria are a source of many potential treatments. But what do we know about gut bacteria and their medical possibilities?

Hunting for the “quantum limit”

Lasers, encryption, and the boundaries of “reality.” Follow ScienceNordic as we enter the world of quantum physics.

“Slippery Slope” to place citations above quality in research

The more the better when it comes to the number of scientific publications and citations, say some scientists. But not everyone agrees.

Scientists map how the brain fights viruses

New research has identified how the brain fights viral infections. The results may have implications for the fight against everything from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, and depression.