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Soon computers can decipher your great grandmother’s scribbles

A program that can recognise old handwriting will soon be introduced in Denmark. Historians describe it as revolutionary and fantastic.

New app could save you a trip to the hospital

Apps have great potential in the health service sector, but what are the challenges of implementing them?

Are computer games a teacher’s friend or enemy?

New Book: Games as a learning tool are here to stay and teachers need to learn how to use them effectively.

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.

Does gaming hold the key for better cooperation?

Restructuring IT systems in the aviation sector requires cross-disciplinary collaboration between experts from different organisations and countries. This isn't easy. Can help be found in the world of computer games?

Creative machines: The next frontier in artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is making huge advances but it still struggles to be creative or collaborate with us.

3D-printed organs give insights to complex anatomy

Inexpensive 3D-printers create detailed plastic models of organs and help scientists study complex anatomical structures.

Tablets help students write faster – but is that better?

If they need to remember what they write, pencils work better. So what is really best?

Could we predict crimes the way we predict weather?

Experts think we have enough data to be able to know where the next crime will happen before it actually does. But criminologists say that’s pure hype.

Good or bad innovation ideas?

The traditional way of running a project with a beginning and an end will soon be history. The scientists have a smarter solution.