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Migrating Birds Delayed By Drought In The Horn Of Africa
2012-12-07 15:03:24

The catastrophic drought last year in the Horn of Africa affected millions of people but also caused the extremely late arrival into northern Europe of several migratory songbird species, a study from University of Copenhagen published today in Science shows.

2012-11-23 10:41:57

Scientists from The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) at the University of Copenhagen are contributing important knowledge about how stem cells develop best into insulin-producing cells.

Studying The Influence Of ADHD Medications
2012-11-10 11:07:55

Some drugs used to treat ADHD could affect the brain's reward system, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered.

Hereditary High Blood Cholesterol Overlooked By Health Community
2012-11-02 10:00:25

A new study from the University of Copenhagen recently revealed that high blood cholesterol is a serious hereditary disease that has been overlooked and has not been given effective treatments as compared to other illnesses.

2012-10-18 12:51:46

A sociologist of religion from the University of Copenhagen has interviewed 21 young patients diagnosed with a life-threatening cancer about their religious beliefs.

2012-10-03 14:55:41

Malaria-drug monitoring over the past 30 years has shown that malaria parasites develop resistance to medicine, and the first signs of resistance to the newest drugs have just been observed.

Bronze Age Trade Connections Revealed By Ancient Stinging Nettles
2012-09-28 14:22:15

A piece of nettle cloth retrieved from Denmark's richest known Bronze Age burial mound Lusehøj may actually derive from Austria, new findings suggest.

Gut Bacteria Prevalent In Type 2 Diabetes
2012-09-27 08:58:52

Bacteria are everywhere. They not only reside in the outside world, but they also live inside the human body.

Heart Attack Risk Linked To Low Vitamin D Levels
2012-09-25 09:13:44

According to the World Health Organization, 17 million people die from heart disease every year. With this staggering statistic, it is no wonder that heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for adults around the globe.

2012-09-20 16:54:17

Scientists have been trying to explain the causes of diabetes for many years.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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