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Norwegians and Swedes aim for more equal game management

Moose stocks have declined along the border between Norway and Sweden, causing friction and competing national interests and attitudes. Efforts will now be made to better align game management in both countries.

How do scientists find new planets?

Technological advances have allowed scientists to find thousands of exoplanets during the past few decades. But even better methods are on the way, and perhaps we will find life on other planets within the next 20 years.

How does a newt make a new tail?

Scientists have found the genes that are linked to the regrowth of body parts.

The mind-bending physics of Scandinavian sea-level change

The Greenland ice sheet is a poster child of climate change. But in the Nordics, what happens in West Antarctica and Alaska has a more profound impact on local sea level rise. Sounds strange? Here’s how it works.

The best scientific images of 2017 from University of Copenhagen

Get up close and personal to a flea’s feelers, merging galaxies, and nanoparticles.

Can large objects exist in a quantum state?

Quantum physics is the study of objects at the tiniest atomic level, but new research will investigate whether quantum technology can be used on a large scale.

When is genetic diversity lost?

How many individuals of a given species are needed to maintain genetic diversity in the long run?

Scientists prepare for loss of mountain glaciers

This is how we adapt to a future with less snow and ice.

Traumatic childhood experiences pass down to next generation

Thousands of Finnish refugee children were evacuated to foster homes in Sweden during WWII. Many of their descendants continue to struggle psychologically with the trauma that caused.

Inbreeding in Scandinavian wolves is worse than we thought

Everyone knew that the tiny population of wolves in Norway and Sweden was inbred. Using precise genetic techniques, researchers can now describe the severity of the problem.

Claim to the Arctic rests on a shelf

Rocks from the Arctic seabed support the Kingdom of Denmark's claim to area north of Greenland.

Scientist: Australia’s feral cats should be eradicated

Cats take food from native animals and cause havoc for the natural ecosystem in Australia.