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2012-09-19 16:01:34

A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services.

New Fungal Species Discovered In Denmark
2012-09-04 15:28:55

A new fungal species, called Hebelomagriseopruinatum, has now officially been included in the list of species.

2012-08-23 23:50:10

Enzymes involved in breaking down fat can now be manipulated to work three times harder by turning on a molecular switch recently observed by chemists at the University of Copenhagen.

2012-08-13 21:54:44

About 25,000 Danes currently live with congenital heart defects. Both heredity and environment play a role for these malformations, but exactly how various risk factors influence the development of the heart during pregnancy has been a mystery until now.

2012-08-06 11:23:56

Plants produce toxins to defend themselves against potential enemies, from herbivorous pests to diseases.

Greedy Pest Insects Deceived With Help From Gene Technology
2012-08-01 08:10:22

Worldwide cabbage farmers have vast problems with the diamond-back moth.

2012-07-09 17:13:49

A third of the world’s human population is infected with a dormant tuberculosis bacteria, primarily people living in developing countries.

Future Cure For Depression May Be Found In South African Daffodils
2012-06-25 10:25:44

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have previously documented that substances from the South African plant species Crinum and Cyrtanthus – akin to snowdrops and daffodils – have an effect on the mechanisms in the brain that are involved in depression.

2012-06-01 09:01:32

The new 10-20-30 training concept can improve both a person's running performance and health, despite a significant reduction in the total amount of training.

2012-05-29 08:16:08

Scientists know that Vitamin D deficiency is not healthy.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.