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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.

Turning immigrants into good Scandinavians

Norway, Sweden and Denmark have completely different policies towards refugees and immigrants. These differing approaches raise the question of whether citizenship should be a right or a reward in the Nordic welfare states.

COP21 agreement is unclear and unrealistic: scientists

While world leaders are still patting themselves on the back over the new climate deal, scientists begin to voice their concerns.

Scientists build most advanced DNA computer to date

New DNA-computer performs simple multiplications by fusing DNA strands together.

120-year-old astronomical photos discovered in basement

Retired astronomer unearths photo of 1919 solar eclipse that helped prove Einstein's general theory of relativity.