Latest University of Copenhagen Stories
Bacteria are everywhere. They not only reside in the outside world, but they also live inside the human body.
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.
Scientists have been trying to explain the causes of diabetes for many years.
A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services.
A new fungal species, called Hebelomagriseopruinatum, has now officially been included in the list of species.
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.
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.
Plants produce toxins to defend themselves against potential enemies, from herbivorous pests to diseases.
Worldwide cabbage farmers have vast problems with the diamond-back moth.
A third of the world’s human population is infected with a dormant tuberculosis bacteria, primarily people living in developing countries.
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.