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Experiencing beautiful things can teach us to think better

A bewitching church interior. A glorious sunset. If we think in a way that appreciates beauty we can relate in a more nuanced fashion to the world and the problems of society.

How much power do civil servants actually have?

There are times where it seems like civil servants have more power than the politicians - but is it really so?

Pigs to help patients with implants

Pig bones and zinc could hold the key to prevent infections in the tissue around prosthetic implants.

Denmark's new research ship is a maritime marvel

Denmark's new research ship is called Aurora. It boasts the newest technology and is quiet as a dishwasher.

Can seaweed burgers and potato mayo feed a growing world population?

The recent ’Food in the Future’ arrangement at Aarhus University offered some examples of what we will be eating in the future, including a seaweed burger and mayonnaise made from potato proteins.

Outsourcing to China doesn’t pay off

Danish companies are barking up the wrong tree when they shift their production to China. There is actually more profit in sending part of the production to expensive countries such as Germany, new study suggests.

Photo gallery: The six styles of Viking art

Vikings decorated their objects with patterns and motifs. Researchers have identified six different styles that formed the fashion in the Viking Age.

What is a dignified life?

The limits for when life is worth living are constantly changing. How long should we actually continue to treat a dementia patient who has lost the ability to speak and remember?

World’s fastest fish continues to impress

The sailfish is not only the world’s fastest swimmer. A new video reveals that its movements during hunting are the quickest ever seen in a marine animal.

Essential migraine mechanism discovered

Scientists have identified a key factor in migraine attacks. The discovery of the mechanism may pave the way for improved migraine drugs.