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Climate Change Should Be Considered For Iberian Lynx Conservation
2013-07-22 04:24:37

The most endangered species of cat on Earth will die out within the next five decades unless current conservation plans are updated to account for the effects of climate change.

2013-07-11 16:09:12

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the National Institutes of Health have obtained ground-breaking new knowledge about proteases - important enzymes which, among other things, play a role in the development of cancer cells.

2013-07-09 22:41:55

The way you speak in primary school reveals if you will stay behind in your native part of the country or head for the big city to get an education.

2013-06-18 13:47:00

Free and equal access to medical treatment has been a staple of the Danish welfare state, but more and more Danes express the view that people treated for lifestyle diseases like smoker's lungs or obesity should pay for their own treatment – as these patients are thought to be responsible for their own medical conditions.

Moving Forward In Stem Cell Research By Rewinding Development
2013-06-07 08:14:01

Scientists at the Danish Stem Cell Center, DanStem, at the University of Copenhagen have discovered that they can make embryonic stem cells regress to a stage of development where they are able to make placenta cells as well as the other fetal cells.

2013-04-24 14:35:24

A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen has taken a significant step towards understanding the reasons for both diabetes and growth hormone deficiency.

2013-04-19 18:02:46

A major Nordic research project involving researchers from the University of Copenhagen has, for the first time ever, mapped the use of alternative treatment among multiple sclerosis patients - knowledge which is important for patients with chronic disease and the way in which society meets them.

Study Shows More Hurricane Surges In The Future
2013-03-19 08:50:48

By examining the frequency of extreme storm surges in the past, previous research has shown that there was an increasing tendency for storm hurricane surges when the climate was warmer.

Volcano Controversy Settled Using Chemistry ‘Trick’
2013-02-12 15:01:41

A team of atmosphere chemists has devised a chemical trick for determining which historical cooling periods are the results of volcanic eruptions.

2013-02-08 10:56:08

A single embryonic stem cell can develop into more than 200 specialized cell types that make up our body.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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