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Antibiotics are effective at treating asthma

Antibiotics reduced the number of sick days caused by asthma attacks in young children by more than 50 per cent, shows new study.

Super villains help prevent evil in the world

Pop culture villains confirm our sense of right and wrong, shows new research.

Two Danish discoveries among 2015's best archaeology

The history of the famous Egtved girl and a DNA study of African slaves are among this year’s greatest discoveries listed in the magazine Archaeology.

Exercise improves patient health

Proper physical training helps patients recover from a variety of diseases including diabetes, lung disease, and cancer, shows new study.

Surgeons are training robots to become their new assistants

In the future surgeons will leave routine surgical tasks to robots. But first, they need to be trained.

New model can help predict flooding two days in advance

A new model can monitor underground water in real-time and will help to improve early flood warnings.

Do stricter border controls increase human trafficking?

Are the EU's strict migration rules increasing the risk of women falling prey to traffickers, as their only way into Europe? New research project aims to find out.

Scientists discover flower seeds from the dinosaur era

The seeds are believed to be those of the very first flowering plants on Earth, making them 110 to 125 million years old.

Greenland has lost 9,000 billion tons of ice in a century

For the first time, scientists have calculated how much ice has disappeared from Greenland in the last 115 years.

Archaeologists develop new technology to read ancient documents

Using X-rays and 3D-modelling, scientists have developed a new method to read ancient texts, which were until now considered unreadable.