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A Darwinian approach to golf

Powerful computer models use a genetic programming system for making predictions with the help of a simulated natural selection. A Swedish researcher has used the technique to find the perfect way to swing a golf club.

Denmark's new research ship is a maritime marvel

Denmark's new research ship is called Aurora. It boasts the newest technology and is quiet as a dishwasher.

Professor revolutionises computers with the most random function ever

Computers need to be able to generate random results in order to work. A Danish researcher has now created the most random function in the world.

Digital morgue to help solve crimes

Digital 3D animation of dead bodies aims to revolutionise police investigation and improve accuracy in crime scene reconstructions.

Industrial robots now also for small companies

Danish scientists have developed a robot operating system that can mimic human movement. The system will make it easier for small companies to use robots, argues researcher.

Yards stay on scene by planning lean

To nudge ahead of Asian competitors, Norwegian shipyards overlap various stages – simultaneously designing vessels, acquiring materials and constructing the ships.

Scientists prepare future language technology

If we want to communicate through phones and computers in the future, they need to learn to understand what we say. New research aims to teach machines to distinguish between polysemantic words – now also in Danish.

Print shops search for a survival scheme

As printed news media lose their readers, printing plants need to find alternative sources of income. Technology places strong limits on their options.

On a mission to save search engines

With the exploding amounts of data, search engines will not always work reliably in the age of Big Data. A Danish researcher has set out to find new methods of rescuing our search engines.

Mega magnet to boost brain scans

A new magnet with a magnetic field 140,000 times that of the Earth’s is currently being installed in a Danish hospital. It will be used to scan brain activity and will give scientists new insight into diseases such as schizophrenia, Parkinson’s, MS and epilepsy.

New app prevents phone tapping

The need for privacy is greater than ever after Edward Snowden revealed that the US is monitoring people using sophisticated software. Danish researchers have now developed an app that makes it harder to tap smartphones.

Colonoscopies should be less painful

A new type of software that measures the doctor’s pace and caution during a colonoscopy is currently being tested in several Danish hospitals. Researchers hope this will make future colonoscopies less stressful for patients.