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Citizen scientists will make new technologies available to everyone

More and more independent researchers are forming their own research communities to develop their ideas without being influenced by universities and industry. Meet some of the in Copenhagen during the Science in the City Festival this summer.

Do you have what it takes to be a real inventor?

Find out at this summer's Science in the City festival in Copenhagen where experts can help turn your ideas into actual products -- if your idea works, that is.

Researchers develop best method yet for turning CO2 into fuel

Danish researchers develops most effective technique to date for turning CO2 into methanol which can be used in fuel cells or to store electricity.

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.

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What will our climate look like in 2050?

Knowing that we have the power to influence global climate is enormously important when trying to imagine what our climate might look like in 2050. To a large degree, it will depend on actions our leaders take now and in the immediate future.