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"Art in Science” depicts the microscopic beauty of science

The winners of this year’s “Art in Science” photo competition have been announced. See the winning entries in the gallery below.

Scientists: we will never find a cure for cancer

Don’t count on a cure for cancer any time soon, say scientists. Instead we will find a way to live with it.

New evidence that early chimps and bonobos interbred

Chimpanzees and bonobos have not always been able to keep their hands off each other. A new discovery could change our perception of how new species form.

Copenhagen Zoo antelope killed by fox

DNA analysis reveals the mystery killer of Copenhagen Zoo’s only duiker antelope.

Time is running out to adapt to dramatic sea level rise

Eighty per cent of world’s coastal areas could experience more than 1.8 metres of sea level rise by 2100 if global warming exceeds two degrees Celsius by the middle of this century.

Can electric pulses to the brain boost your creativity?

Two entrepreneurs want to boost your creativity by sending a current through your brain, but most brain scientists are sceptical. ScienceNordic gave the method a try.

Archaeologists discover a Viking toolbox

Follow the archaeologists’ work as they pry into a 1,000-years-old Viking toolbox.

Horror games can be more frightening than movies

Want a good scare? Opt for a scary video game instead of a traditional horror movie, suggests new study.

Arctic sea ice is approaching the limit of natural variability

Around 8,000 years ago, Arctic sea ice was lower than it is today--but rapid decline in the last 40 years means it is fast approaching this natural limit.

The Danish concept of 'hygge'--and why it's their latest successful export

Hygge is an integral part of Danish culture and it is now taking the world by storm. But do you really know what it is, and can you even pronounce it?