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What makes us tired in a car if other passengers are sleeping?

Do sleeping people exhale or emit a special hormone that makes others sleepy?

One of Greenland’s first inhabitants had a hole in their sock

Greenland’s earliest people developed advanced technology that allowed them to survive on the sea ice. A single dress object from that time, a little seal skin sock, reveals unrivalled sewing techniques.

Mythbusting: There is no steroid “epidemic”

When you watch the news, it is evident that steroid use is a growing public health concern that demands a solution. But when you look at the numbers, there is little evidence to support that claim.

Scientists set to protest all around the Nordics

“If Niels Bohr was alive, he’d be there,” says one Danish scientist who is taking part in the March for Science, this Saturday 22nd of April. See our interactive map to find an event near you.

Wi-Fi services get high priority when booking hotels

Assurance of ample internet connections is more important among young people reserving rooms than a hotel chain’s brand.

Getting in the groove at music festivals

Festivalgoers are drawn in by the great atmosphere. But what creates that atmosphere?

How female emancipation has helped torture victims

Female emancipation in the West and sexual liberation means that rape has become less of a taboo subject and allows women to talk more openly to therapists.

Are kids safer in a child seat or a bike trailer?

Where you choose to cycle, your expertise and your weight – all these factors count with regard to the safety in riding a bicycle with a child as a passenger.

See inside three Egyptian mummies

Scientists have scanned three mummies from the National Museum of Denmark for the first time. ScienceNordic was there to see the first results come in.

Knitting advice side by side with the Russian Revolution

How did Norwegian women get their news a century ago? It turns out that women’s weekly magazines offered up knitting patterns along with lots of international news, including the Russian Revolution.

Why do the Nordics trust one another?

Scandinavian and Nordic populations are a trusting lot, exhibiting a high degree of confidence in other people. Why?

Tablets enhance play by taking toddlers on a digital adventure

Tablets do not necessarily make children passive or sedentary. In a Danish nursery, a group of scientists, educators, and education consultants have studied how digital technologies can be used to enhance playful activities.