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Stunning starfish illuminates the dark Arctic

In the dark deep ocean around Greenland, scientists have discovered starfish with surprisingly good eyes and the ability to light up the dark

Climate Change draws invasive species to the Arctic

Warmer temperatures and declining sea ice pulls foreign animals and plants to the Arctic, with drastic consequences for these sensitive ecosystems.

Can Greenlandic mud help feed the world?

Can nutrient-rich mud from Greenland transform poor tropical soils to produce more and higher quality food? This is what a new research project will study.

Climate change boosts algae growth in the Arctic

Microscopic algae living underneath sea ice are an essential source of food in the Arctic ocean. But do we really know how little light they need to survive?

PhD students find 95 new planets

The discovery was made with the help of the once damaged Kepler telescope.

Rare discovery: New moth species discovered in Denmark

Meet the Anarsia innoxiella, which was previously mistaken as pest but is now known to be an entirely new species of moth.

Nature + nurture = genetic nurture

Sequences of our parents’ genes that are not handed down to us can still shape our lives, according to new Icelandic research.

It matters who your mother is, even for fish

OPINION: New research could result in both bigger and better farmed fish.

Eighteen new 'pelican' spiders discovered in Madagascan rainforest

A strange group of spiders, which were once considered extinct, have been found in the rainforest.

Humans curb movements of wild animals

But researchers do not think this is necessarily catastrophic. It even makes life easier for a few species.

Gravity: it is all in your head

We take it for granted that gravity pulls things towards the Earth. But in reality this is just one of many explanations. And they are all equally made up.

Danish "lakes" provide unique insights to climate change

Lakes release a greenhouse gas, methane, but exactly how much has been somewhat of a mystery. New research has some answers.