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Danes drill deep for geothermal energy

Political determination and natural advantages combine to heat up Denmark's investment in geothermal resources.

Old concrete can purify rainwater

Strange as it may sound, concrete from your old bathroom can help make our environment greener. This is because concrete has a great ability to bind phosphorus, say the scientists behind a new project.

Hi-tech brew house to fight bad beer

A new, advanced brew house at Aarhus University aims to help Denmark’s small breweries avoid bad brew. The technology will also boost engineering students’ understanding of high-tech sensors.

Hydrogen cars now one step closer

Scientists have taken a big step towards making environmentally-friendly hydrogen cars a reality.

Abstract maths can boost machinery

Abstract mathematical models can help businesses optimise their manufacturing equipment, new study suggests.

Proof: graphene can convert sunlight to electricity

Graphene has an excellent ability to convert solar radiation into energy. Now we can see how the material works and why it has the potential to massively boost the efficiency of solar cells.

Carbon may replace metal in mobile phones

A new technique gives scientists greater control in the production of carbon nanotubes. This may solve the problem of finding enough rare metals to produce electricity in the future.

Super magnets to strengthen tomorrow’s green energy supplies

By designing a new type of nanocomposite magnets, we can build wind turbines and electric cars that are far more energy efficient than today.

Quicker internet comes with a twist

Scientists have come up with a new way of boosting internet bandwidth. They aim to twist the light in the net’s optic cables.

Play a computer game and help solve big physics mystery

The human brain can recognise patterns and make irrational choices much better than any computer can. Now you can help researchers develop a quantum computer by playing an online game.

Cloud computing: How safe is your data?

Cloud computing enables users to save their data online rather than on their hard drive. This data may, however, also become available to strangers. Danish scientists are working on a solution.

Offbeat metronomes reveal chimera state

When you place a series of metronomes on a swing, they start to synchronise themselves automatically. Now a clever experiment shows that the metronomes can also divide themselves into groups where only half of them swing to the beat.