Reindeer aren't the only animals to suffer from attacks by the warble fly -- the insect will attack humans, too. The flies leave behind an unwelcome gift of eggs that mature under the skin and that in the worst cases can cause blindness.
The Danish telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile has captured a striking image of the star-forming nebula NGC 6559. See the beautiful picture and some of the other pictures from the telescope here.
Danish researchers have found three out of the four existing subspecies of chimpanzees in the European zoo population. The chimpanzees can be used to consolidate existing breeding programmes and launch new ones.
A Danish movie is nominated in Cannes for the third year running. New research shows that a nomination at one of the major European film festivals significantly boosts ticket sales in overseas cinemas. Festival hits are, however, far from guaranteed to be successful in Denmark.