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Lost medieval village discovered in Denmark

The village was described in written sources from the Middle Ages but archaeologists have only just found the site.

Genome editing: Are we opening a back door to eugenics?

We need to talk about the ethical aspects of CRISPR to control where we go from here.

Scientists surprised to find bacteria inside fallopian tubes and around ovaries

Bacteria may affect women’s fertility and the health of unborn children

Sulphuric acid was the bedrock of the Industrial Revolution

And it is still used in fertilisers the world over today.

Cats protect newborns against asthma

By switching off a genetic variant linked to increased risk of asthma.

Soon computers can decipher your great grandmother’s scribbles

A program that can recognise old handwriting will soon be introduced in Denmark. Historians describe it as revolutionary and fantastic.

Young people use prescription medicine to boost academic performance

Student: “You either succeed or you’re nothing.”

World’s largest sex study under way in Denmark

Up to 200,000 people to help scientists reveal how sex impacts our health.

Scientists can finally explain how autoimmune disease spreads

“It’s a negative spiral,” says scientist behind new study.

How exercise can slow the spread of cancer

“Thorough and solid” study suggests why intense training is so effective at preventing cancer.