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Professor: let’s fight corruption in Africa effectively

Foreign aid in Africa often lands in the wrong pockets. This leads many to call for a stop to aid Africa’s poor. A Professor of law suggests new, more sustainable solutions to the dilemma.

Anthropologist: this is how I met the spirits

What a scientist learned from his encounter with a necromancer and the spirits of his ancestors.

Denmark invests millions in world's biggest telescope

New telescope project will help physicists answer questions about expanding universe and life in space.

Giant study links C-sections with chronic disorders

People born by C-section, more often suffer from chronic disorders such as asthma, rheumatism, allergies, bowel disorders, and leukaemia than people born naturally.

Danish Bronze Age glass beads traced to Egypt

Analyses of glass beads found in Denmark give us new knowledge of Bronze Age trade routes.

OCD children cured without medicine

Cognitive behavioural therapy can be enough to beat obsessive-compulsive disorder, shows new Danish study.

Arctic bacteria converts mercury

Bacteria in the Arctic converts harmful mercury to less harmful, airborne mercury. This helps protect polar bears and seals from poisonous human emissions.

This is what living in the Viking age looked like

Explore one of northern Europe's largest Viking settlements in Denmark through this digital reconstruction.

Historian will transform censuses into goldmine of health data

Denmark has a treasure chest of historic records. But until now we have not had the right tools to wrest as much information as possible from them. A Danish history professor intends to change that.

Who were the Greenlanders' ancestors?

A new Danish research project will map the history of the peoples of Greenland and establish who their forefathers were.