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Citizen science: How you can help scientists

Scientists need you! Sign up for a citizen science project and help to make all of us that little bit smarter.

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.

New study reveals how climate change will overturn nature

A new review shows just how climate change is expected to change the distribution of all animals on planet Earth, and impact on our own livelihoods. It is an all encompassing and thorough review, say scientists.

Backwater blues: how populism reveals rural resentment in the US and Europe

OPINION: The outcomes of recent elections, referendums, and polls in the US and Europe display a growing social distance between city and countryside that breeds resentment. But why is this?

This Arctic town has running water for just four months of the year

GREENLAND: How do you supply running water when it is frozen for most of the year? The Greenlandic town of Qaanaaq has some creative solutions.

Children bear the brunt of parental conflict after divorce

The conflicts between divorced parents can lead to long lasting loss of self-confidence in their children, shows a new study.

Despite self-governing, Inuit still suffer social and health problems

GREENLAND: Greenland Inuit experience the same health and social problems as other colonised indigenous peoples, shows new research. But there are signs of improvement.

Researchers help give Greenland’s homeless a voice

GREENLAND: No one knows exactly how many people are living rough in Greenland, say researchers who are now making it a priority to find out.

Why looking at social media at work disrupts your concentration

OPINION: You might have heard of the bystander-effect, but what about the Pinball-effect, which disrupts your attention on important tasks?

Sweden’s promise of a permanent home becomes migrant magnet

Asylum seekers have gone through the trauma of leaving their homes and families. The potential for a new stable life weighs strongly in their choices of where to seek safety.