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2014-02-25 13:58:56

Cells in our body are constantly dividing to maintain our body functions.

2014-01-27 13:37:38

By means of so-called health coaching, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have helped a large group of diabetics to markedly improve their oral health.

2014-01-02 10:21:56

"It is OK to drink a little bit of alcohol during pregnancy" or "a pregnant woman should not touch alcohol at all during her pregnancy".

Expected Effects Of Climate Change May Lead To Decline Of Snail Fever In Africa
2013-12-13 13:19:49

The dangerous parasite Schistosoma mansoni that causes snail fever in humans could become significantly less common in the future

2013-12-02 21:18:42

In Africa, small women-owned business owners find it easier to obtain loans than their male counterparts.

Decay Used To Create Quantum Information
2013-11-25 09:47:26

Usually, when researchers work with quantum information, they do everything they can to prevent the information from decaying. Now researchers at the Niels Bohr Institute, among others, have flipped things around and are exploiting the decay to create the so-called entanglement of atomic systems, which is the foundation for quantum information processing.

2013-11-21 13:45:00

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have unveiled a profound biological process that explains how DNA can be damaged during genome replication.

2013-11-13 13:56:31

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet and Herlev Hospital have identified a clear link between narrowed heart valves and a special lipoprotein in the blood.

2013-11-06 13:43:17

Researchers from Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, have characterized a genetic aberration on a group of colorectal cancer patients.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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