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Watch ESA’s new satellite being launched into space

The European Space Agency’s newest satellite soared into orbit with a beautiful backdrop of the northern lights.

Beautiful “flowers” are hiding inside artificial cell membranes

Scientists work with artificial cell membranes all the time, but even though they are so common, they still contain many secrets.

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.

See what life is like when you study climate change in Greenland

Scientists study uncharted waters and living fossils to document sea ice melt in Northeast Greenland.

How Alice in Wonderland helped make skin disease more understandable

Scientists should share their research in more creative ways, says scientist who turned her PhD thesis on skin disease into an adventurous video.

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.

3D-scans may help curb widespread fish disease

The bacterium that causes enteric redmouth disease can now be tracked with a special 3D scanner. “The scans exceed our wildest dreams,” say researchers.

Close-ups: Pollen

The main source we have for information about past vegetation is found in pollen grains.

Close-ups: Herring larva

The Herring larvae is used for research on how the environment affects fish.

Danish students win prestigious Harvard award

A team of Danish undergraduate students has won both the Audience Choice Award and the prize for the best presentation at Harvard University’s international bio-molecular design competition.