Tag: Aarhus University

  • Science Round-Up: New technology means reusable wind turbine blades

    It is a watershed moment for the wind industry. Thanks to the work of researchers from Aarhus University, the Danish manufacturer Vestas will be able to build new wind turbine blades with epoxy. The company has developed a chemical process that makes it possible to break it down and recycle it. “We are super happy […]

  • The Nord Stream explosions hurt the Baltic wildlife researchers

    The Nord Stream explosions hurt the Baltic wildlife researchers

    Scientists say pipeline explosions stirred up chemical waste and threaten cod and porpoise populations The destruction of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines not only interrupted the flow of Russian natural gas to Western Europe, it killed and poisoned already endangered fish and marine mammal species in the Baltic Sea, says a new report […]

  • Nord Stream explosions severely affected maritime life – report

    The Nord Stream 1 and 2 explosions near Bornholm last September caused untold damage to the seabed in a particularly vulnerable area of ​​the Baltic Sea, according to a new report. The four explosions stirred up 250,000 tonnes of contaminated seabed – an area twice the size of Bornholm. They released sediment containing toxic substances […]

  • Danish donations to Ukraine exceed all expectations

    Charitable organizations have reported continued support from the Danes in the form of donations to Ukraine, This is reported by TV2. The Red Cross alone has received DKK 693 million since the outbreak of the war on 24 February 2022. That figure includes donations from both companies and private benefactors. “We have never experienced such […]

  • Mortgage rates continue to rise – “ask for a discount or change banks”

    Mortgage rates continue to rise – “ask for a discount or change banks”

    Host:Caroline Salzinger Voices and participation in the programHenrik Braconier, Chief Economist, Financial Supervisory AuthorityChristina Sahlberg, savings economist, Compricer Claes Bäckman, researcher in National Economics, Aarhus University. Erik Thedéen, Governor of the Riksbank Carina Åkerström, CEO, HandelsbankenJens Henriksson, CEO, Swedbank Lotta Silver, Elisabeth Nordström and Annika Eriksson, mortgage customers Producer:Olof Wijnbladh Technician:Joar Jonsson [email protected]

  • Long-term covid effects affect women in particular, according to Danish

    Long-term covid effects affect women in particular, according to Danish

    The Corona pandemic is not over for many Danes. According to a study co-authored by Region Central Jutland and Aarhus University Hospital, 448 patients are still being treated for long-term COVID complications at the city’s largest hospital. More than 75 percent are women aged 30-70. The majority report being plagued by mental fatigue and it […]

  • Helsinki Biennale 2023 announces preview list of artists and titles: New trends may emerge

    Helsinki Biennale 2023 announces preview list of artists and titles: New trends may emerge

    Krysa, which works with both people and other entities, has invited five art, research and technology entities for curatorial collaboration: Critical Environmental Data, Museum of Impossible Forms, TBA21–Academy, ViCCA @ Aalto Arts and AI Entity. Comprised of more than 50% new commissions and site-specific work, the first announced participants are: Matti Aikio (Fl), Dineo Seshee […]

  • WC 2022: Humble Hummel

    WC 2022: Humble Hummel

    In September, Danish sports brand Hummel unveiled toned-down football kits for the Danish team’s World Cup campaign as a protest against the event being held in Qatar. The best we have?Of course, this World Cup has been very controversial due to forced labour, slavery and deaths. More than 6,500 migrant workers have reportedly died in […]

  • New Citizen loses mandate after election night drama

    New Citizen loses mandate after election night drama

    Holds the mandateNB leader Pernille Vermund has stated that the party was to meet to discuss Theisen’s future with the party after she refused to “take responsibility for solving the problem”. But before that could happen, Theisen announced that she had left the party and become independent… taking the NB mandate with her, much to […]

  • Science Round-Up: ‘Baby talk’ is a universal phenomenon and similar across languages, study shows

    Science Round-Up: ‘Baby talk’ is a universal phenomenon and similar across languages, study shows

    A joint study from Aarhus University and the University of York shows that the way of communicating with babies and toddlers, child-directed-speech (CBT), is a global phenomenon with many identical aspects that are shared by many languages. What is known as CBT generally involves high-pitched, slow-paced and animated speech. PhD student Christopher Martin Mikkelsen Cox, […]

  • Science Round-Up: 2050 target for all energy to be sustainable a realistic goal, universities conclude

    Science Round-Up: 2050 target for all energy to be sustainable a realistic goal, universities conclude

    University researchers from 14 worldwide institutions believe that we can completely switch to sustainable energy by 2050. Researchers from Aarhus University present together with 13 other international universities in an energy plan article published in IEEE Access. Work togetherThe researchers have stated that the technology to make this possible is already in place. Poul Alberg […]

  • Increasing number of COVID infections in nursing homes

    Increasing number of COVID infections in nursing homes

    A new wave of COVID-19 infections has hit Denmark’s nursing homes. According to the Statens Serum Institut, last week there were 262 confirmed infections among the country’s nursing home residents – more than a doubling compared to the week before. In response, the Elderly Case, a non-profit organization working to improve conditions for the elderly, […]

  • Science Round-Up: DTU Space celebrates contribution to James Webb Telescope as the first images return to Earth

    Science Round-Up: DTU Space celebrates contribution to James Webb Telescope as the first images return to Earth

    The James Webb Space Telescope, which was launched into space last December, has delivered its first images back to Earth, revealing “emerging star nurseries” and “cosmic rocks” in the Carina Nebula, according to NASA. DTU Space, the national space institute at the Technical University of Denmark, has been one participant in the James Webb Mission […]

  • Denmark will be the first country in the world to ban lead ammunition

    Denmark will be the first country in the world to ban lead ammunition

    From 1 April 2024, it will be illegal for hunters to shoot with lead ammunition in Denmark. This decision was made by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, as lead ammunition has commonly been used to shoot larger wild animals, such as red deer, and this ban will eliminate the risk of finding lead when eating […]

  • Danish News Round-Up: Denmark must eliminate gas in 2035

    Danish News Round-Up: Denmark must eliminate gas in 2035

    A majority in the Folketing has agreed to get rid of gas in Denmark by 2035 as part of the ‘Denmark can do more II’ initiative. To do so, the production of solar and wind energy on land will quadruple by 2030, and the production of offshore wind energy will quintuple. Double crises“Denmark and the […]

  • It’s not the 80s: New rules on the way for gay blood donors

    It’s not the 80s: New rules on the way for gay blood donors

    The Danish government is considering abolishing a rule that prevents men from donating blood if they have had sex with another man within the last four months The rule, which has been criticized for its discriminatory effect on gay men, has existed since 2020. Previously, it was forbidden for men of the same sex to […]

  • Science Round-Up: Small glaciers that have a big impact, study claims

    Science Round-Up: Small glaciers that have a big impact, study claims

    A new study led by DTU Space has shown that the melting of small glaciers in northern Greenland has increased by 55 percent over the past two decades. These small glaciers make up only 4 per cent of Greenland’s ice-covered areas, but are responsible for as much as 11 per cent of the total ice […]

  • Danish astronomer’s decades-long career celebrated with prestigious international award

    Danish astronomer’s decades-long career celebrated with prestigious international award

    For the past 40 years, Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard has been a pioneer in astrophysics. Now, Aarhus University’s professor has been awarded one of science’s highest honors: the Kavli Prize. He shares the award with Roger Ulrich from UCLA and Conny Aerts from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Pioneers in a new fieldChristensen-Dalsgaard’s research has largely dealt with a […]

  • Science Round-Up: Hybrid work is the future, and companies will benefit from it, the study claims

    Science Round-Up: Hybrid work is the future, and companies will benefit from it, the study claims

    While many companies insist that employees return to the office full time is a new one examination from Aarhus University suggests that a mix of personal work and telework is better for business. According to the study, which was conducted in collaboration with researchers from Germany and Sweden, hybrid work plans have encouraged innovation and […]

  • Science Round-Up: Minorities still underrepresented in Danish media

    Science Round-Up: Minorities still underrepresented in Danish media

    Get minority recordsJørndrup further said that minorities are rarely used as sources in stories about childcare, schooling, finances or taxes. The study also found that journalists with a minority background accounted for less than 1 percent of the 1,244 articles viewed. Read the full report here. A new crying curve? Researchers from Aarhus University have […]

  • Science Round-Up: Corona was never a major threat to children, the study concludes

    Science Round-Up: Corona was never a major threat to children, the study concludes

    Danish children and young people have found it relatively easy to cope with the coronavirus and then recover from it, according to one University of Southern Denmark study. Academics felt the study was necessary in light of scare stories from abroad, but did not find much to be concerned about. The study compared the after-effects […]

  • Science Round-Up: Danish universities form huge green-food collab

    Science Round-Up: Danish universities form huge green-food collab

    Denmark’s eight universities – DTU, University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University, IT University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, Aalborg University, University of Southern Denmark and Roskilde University – have joined forces on a unique new project on the green transition in food. . An interdisciplinary facility based at Aarhus University called the START Center for Sustainable […]

  • Science Round-Up: Study reveals mysterious health benefits of eating Nordic fat

    Science Round-Up: Study reveals mysterious health benefits of eating Nordic fat

    A Nordic diet consisting of berries, vegetables, fish, whole grains, dairy products and rapeseed oil has been shown to lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels, according to a study from the University of Copenhagen. Additional benefits include a reduced risk of becoming overweight, having cardiovascular disease and developing type 2 diabetes. Not just a weight […]

  • Denmark has two of the world’s top 30 hospitals – ranking

    Denmark has two of the world’s top 30 hospitals – ranking

    Denmark has two of the 30 best hospitals in the world, according to an annual ranking based on expert opinions prepared by Newsweek.com and Statista. In the lead, Aarhus University Hospital was in 19th place with Copenhagen’s very own Rigshospitalet in 26th place. The ranking was quite extensive, assessing 2,200 hospitals in 27 countries, 21 […]

  • Nature Round-up: Kangaroo on the loose on Lolland

    Nature Round-up: Kangaroo on the loose on Lolland

    Skipper is loose on Lolland? No, not Pernille, the former Unity List leader… Skippy! It is true. On Monday morning, a motorist driving on Lolland got himself a bit of a surprise when he came across a kangaroo. The driver recorded a video of the animal in a field near the road (see below). Police […]

  • In review: This year’s five best Danish scientific discoveries

    In review: This year’s five best Danish scientific discoveries

    The past year was a year of general uncertainty as fragile attempts at economic recovery were steamrollered by fresh waves of COVID, Meanwhile, the art industry went up to suffocating restrictions, while meeting friends to soothe the nerves was marked by anxiety and awkward distancing. Science is flourishing But necessity is the mother of invention, […]

  • Science Round-Up: Men are worse than women when it comes to being alone… health-wise

    Science Round-Up: Men are worse than women when it comes to being alone… health-wise

    Over 1 million live alone Lund said that it should be considered whether to offer help to those who have separated or have lived alone for many years. The study monitored nearly 5,000 middle-aged men and women using health data, questionnaires and blood tests over two decades. More than a million people in Denmark live […]

  • Dr.  Nadim, I suppose.  She can see you now!

    Dr. Nadim, I suppose. She can see you now!

    Nadia Nadim, the Danish striker who has represented his country 99 times and played club football in the USA, England and France, has qualified as a doctor. In total, it has taken her five years to complete her medical studies while enjoying a career as a professional footballer, where she plays for Manchester City, Paris […]

  • The hope of rolling out the fourth jab rises after confirmation of vaccination number four for arthritis patients

    The hope of rolling out the fourth jab rises after confirmation of vaccination number four for arthritis patients

    Corona infection and death rates are again rising among the elderly in Denmark – especially in nursing homes. And the news that the booster will lose most of its effectiveness after three months has been a further concern for the country’s over 70s, who since the start of the pandemic have been the most vulnerable […]

  • Increasing number under five years hospitalized by corona

    Increasing number under five years hospitalized by corona

    About 530 children under the age of five have been admitted during the pandemic, TV2 reports. And the numbers have been rising lately. During the first week of December, about 26 were admitted, but it rose to 85 in the last week of the year, according to the Statens Serum Institut (SSI). Conversely, while children […]

  • Science Round-Up: ‘Historically poor’ wind speeds blamed for renewable energy dives

    Science Round-Up: ‘Historically poor’ wind speeds blamed for renewable energy dives

    The level of wind energy supply in the Danish electricity system fell in 2021 due to a “historically bad” year with wind speeds, according to Jesper Kronborg, senior business developer at the energy company Energinet. The contribution of the wind supply experienced a “noticeable decrease” from 46.5 to 43.6 percent between 2020 and 2021 – […]

  • Danske Nyheder Round-Up: Children account for 40 percent of all fireworks injuries

    Danske Nyheder Round-Up: Children account for 40 percent of all fireworks injuries

    Every New Year’s Eve, the public does not learn this year’s lessons. From failing to ensure that their children wear goggles to taking a ridiculously close look at the fireworks that could not fire, injuries are common every year in a country where a fair portion of the population are self-proclaimed pyrotechnic lunatics. Four out […]

  • Science Round-Up: Malaria medicine protects lung cells from covid-19

    Science Round-Up: Malaria medicine protects lung cells from covid-19

    A new study from Aarhus University has revealed that the malaria medicine Atovaquone helps prevent COVID-19 infection in various cells. The research showed that the medicine has a protective effect both before and after infection – which means that if approved, it can be used for both prevention and treatment of COVID-19. HHowever, the efficacy […]

  • Science Round-Up: Aboriginal medicinal plant reverses chemotherapy resistance

    Science Round-Up: Aboriginal medicinal plant reverses chemotherapy resistance

    Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a special flavonoid in an Australian plant used in traditional Aboriginal medicine, appears to reverse chemotherapy resistance. Professor Dan Stærk is leading the project, which is investigating the flavonoid’s interaction with ‘SN-38’ – the active substance in the drug irinotecan, which is used to treat an aggressive […]

  • Summary of Science: Has religious satire shaped our culture more than religion itself?

    Summary of Science: Has religious satire shaped our culture more than religion itself?

    What about the holy war, the bloody battles among Christians, and the general accounts of medieval barbarism, it is common to perceive the Middle Ages as more pious than the atheist modern era. But that may not be the case. In a new paper, ‘The Gospel of Deviance’, satire researcher Dennis Meyhoff Brink from the […]

  • Blue Bloc leads the way in relation to vaccine skeptics

    Blue Bloc leads the way in relation to vaccine skeptics

    A study has revealed that the Blue Block is steaming forward in the polls… yes, in terms of attracting vaccine skeptics. The HOPE project survey, which was conducted from September 2020 to July 2021, showed that the right-wing New Citizens (21 percent of voters) and the Liberal Alliance (LA) (15 percent) had the highest share […]

  • Corona passes on the way back: The final approval was to come today

    Corona passes on the way back: The final approval was to come today

    The Corona Pass returns: that was the main message at the press conference held by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen last night. It will be required to visit indoor venues, such as restaurants and nightclubs, and outdoor events where attendees are over 2,000. Frederiksen does not want intensified measures. “We are not in the same situation […]

  • Municipality calls for testing after high infection

    Municipality calls for testing after high infection

    This is stated by Bente Møller, head of unit at the Danish Agency for Patient Safety, after a meeting with the municipality’s mayor. – We recommend all citizens in Ishøj to be tested – also previously infected and already vaccinated citizens, she says. According to Mayor Ole Bjørstorp from Ishøjlisten, it is necessary to intervene. […]

  • First municipality crosses border of concern

    First municipality crosses border of concern

    This corresponds to an incidence – number of infected per 100,000 inhabitants – of 590, which is clearly the highest in Denmark. At the national level, the number is 138, according to figures from the Statens Serum Institut. The previous model for automatic closure of municipalities was abolished in September, when coronavirus became no longer […]

  • Cough and sore throat give queue for test

    Cough and sore throat give queue for test

    In the North Jutland Region, there has been a queue at the test centers recently, and on Friday the region chose to step up by inserting more pods, and in addition, two more test centers will open. – We can see that there have been increasing infection rates, and therefore there are more who want […]

  • Sore throat and cough: Test centers have become busier

    Sore throat and cough: Test centers have become busier

    It has been busier than usual in the country’s test centers in recent days, where at the same time there have been the highest infection rates for two months. On Friday, almost 80,000 PCR tests were registered in Denmark, while by comparison there have been around 50,000 daily tests the 14 days before. In the […]

  • The number of people infected with the RS virus has halved – but still high

    Since week 36, the number of cases of infection has decreased week by week. Nevertheless, the figure is still at a high level. That’s what Ramona Trebbien, section manager and senior researcher at SSI, says. – It is still about twice as many as we see in a peak week in a normal season, she […]

  • Evidence for the Vikings struck Columbus over the sea blue by five centuries

    Evidence for the Vikings struck Columbus over the sea blue by five centuries

    American elementary children have a new rhyme to learn: “In 1492, Columbus sailed the blue sea … but 471 years earlier, the Vikings lived in Newfoundland, Canada.” A new form of carbon dating confirms that the Norsemen lived in the settlement of L’Anse aux Meadows in 1021. Archaeological finds along with references in the Icelandic […]

  • Danish News Round-Up: Minister of Health worried about the recent increase in the number of corona infections

    Danish News Round-Up: Minister of Health worried about the recent increase in the number of corona infections

    The Minister of Health, Magnus Heunicke, warns that the number of corona cases is rising again. The rate has doubled in two weeks The reproduction rate of 1.0 is not something to worry about, he said, but other factors suggest that the rate of infection may continue to grow. Over the last two weeks, it […]

  • Vaccines for the younger children may be on the way

    Vaccines for the younger children may be on the way

    Even if the vaccine were to be approved for the younger children in Denmark, it does not mean that the 5-11-year-olds should be vaccinated. This is what Allan Randrup Thomsen, professor of experimental virology at the University of Copenhagen, says. – As the picture is at the moment, I do not think there is a […]

  • National Round-Up: The Social Democrats win the school election in 2021

    National Round-Up: The Social Democrats win the school election in 2021

    The Social Democrats have won the school election in 2021 with 23.5 percent of the vote. The school choice is a three-week teaching course for 7.-9. Class that mimics a real election campaign. Students form parties, study democracy and key political issues, and participate in debates. The course culminates in a 12-vote ‘election’ in which […]

  • 752 new corona cases – highest positive percentage since August

    There have been 22 new admissions of infected people. However, the total number of inpatients increases by only 1, so 121 infected people are now hospitalized in Denmark. This is because there have also been discharges among the infected. At the same time, three infected people have passed away. However, it is not known whether […]

  • Scientific conclusion: Life expectancy fell globally under COVID-19 but increased in Denmark

    Scientific conclusion: Life expectancy fell globally under COVID-19 but increased in Denmark

    An analysis of data from Europe, the USA and Chile carried out by researchers at the University of Southern Denmark and the University of Oxford reveals a large-scale reduction in life expectancy in 2020, except in Denmark and Norway, where it actually increased. The pandemic caused the largest one-year decline in life expectancy in Western […]

  • Never before have there been so many wolves in Denmark

    Never before have there been so many wolves in Denmark

    It is actually the largest number of wolves we have recorded simultaneously so far. This is what Peter Sunde, who is a professor at the Department of Ecoscience at Aarhus University, says. – The number of animals we have registered in Denmark has been increasing in recent years. And the primary reason is that more […]

  • Rising temperatures put Danish wineries on the map

    Rising temperatures put Danish wineries on the map

    We were warned: global weather disturbances caused by climate change manifest themselves in the form of extreme winds, floods, forest fires and sea temperature changes. These posters are large, varied and often dangerous. In Denmark, a country protected by its relatively high latitude, we have yet to really experience the latter. But Denmark’s minor overall […]

  • Long days in the city council erode privacy

    Long days in the city council erode privacy

    – Many times I had to be in two places at once, she says today, where she has just stepped out of the political world. She’s not showing up again. Britta Bendix is ​​not the only one who has experienced the pressure. Because even though municipal politics is not on paper a full-time job, it […]

  • Another 670 corona cases – highest number since 3 September

    – It is a number that is moving in the wrong direction. It was also high yesterday, and it is a pity that it seems that there is an increase on the way, says Christian Wejse, specialist in infectious diseases at Aarhus University. However, he stresses that it is difficult to judge from one day […]

  • Organizations lack concrete climate solutions

    Organizations lack concrete climate solutions

    The parties agree on a binding target for agricultural CO2 reductions, so that by 2030 between 55 and 65 percent less CO2 must be emitted than in 1990. Finance Minister Nicolai Wammen (S) called the agricultural agreement historic. – Across parties, we have agreed on an effort that extends to 2030, and which means that […]

  • Blue parties: The government moves in agricultural negotiations

    – We have looked at the draft that we have received. We have some improvement proposals for that, says Liberal Party chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. – We have sent them to the government. We must then discuss them with the government. The Conservatives’ chairman, Søren Pape Poulsen, believes that the negotiations in recent days have moved […]

  • Impressive career in the world of medicine

    Impressive career in the world of medicine

    Eva Steiness, who turns 80 on 4 October, is a doctor from Aarhus University, and thus she followed in the footsteps of her family. Both father and grandfather were doctors. Her interest in drugs began already during her studies, where she researched the mental disorder schizophrenia. As a graduate, she got a job at Rigshospitalet […]

  • Pupils go to school elections with harsher punishments as a key issue

    Pupils go to school elections with harsher punishments as a key issue

    Pupils from the oldest grade levels in about three quarters of the Danish primary and lower secondary schools have, as part of a teaching process, had to choose three key issues, which they will work on next week of the election campaign. And here the harsher punishments of violence are the most popular. This is […]

  • The calm temperament benefited him

    The calm temperament benefited him

    The businessman has rich experience to share. He has experienced massive success – but also a dramatic firing, which he did get up from. For Sten Scheibye, the road to the top of the Danish medical industry was founded through a time in the military and later a master’s degree in physics and chemistry from […]

  • When your name is Mehl and you are a baker

    When your name is Mehl and you are a baker

    And then there is Anna and Roger Brillman, who are an optician couple in Gothenburg. Eivind Trædal is a member of Oslo’s City Council for the Green Party. At first glance, it sounds like a game of pseudoscience. But according to Jesper Dammeyer, associate professor of social psychology at the University of Copenhagen, there is […]

  • The marriage economist reached the very top

    The marriage economist reached the very top

    Professor at the Department of Economics at Aarhus University Michael Svarer turns 50 on Saturday 2 October. He had actually decided to resign as chairman of the Economic Council, also called the supervisor, from 1 February 2020. Here, the task is to be a kind of fiscal watchdog for the government. After seven years as […]

  • Science Round-Up: Lockdown lounge lizard … proof in the characters, both numerically and physically

    Science Round-Up: Lockdown lounge lizard … proof in the characters, both numerically and physically

    Consumption of sweets and sodas jumped 40 percent during the first corona lockdown, according to a new DTU Food Institute survey. The amount of screen time also increased. According to the survey, 23 percent of respondents ate more than usual, 21 percent ate more candy and chocolate and 14 percent ate more cake. The study […]

  • Denmark does not reach target for vaccine connection against covid-19

    Denmark does not reach target for vaccine connection against covid-19

    On Thursday, 86.6 percent have so far accepted the offer to receive the first vaccine bite. Michael Bang Petersen, professor and responsible for the Hope project at Aarhus University, has investigated the Danes’ behavior and habits during the corona pandemic. He believes that some enduring myths among sections of the population may be contributing to […]

  • Denmark has the highest number of deaths since the wave at the beginning of the year

    Denmark has the highest number of deaths since the wave at the beginning of the year

    However, there is a piece to the situation in December and January where it peaked with 30-40 deaths a day. There may be some delay in the reporting of deaths, and therefore Tuesday’s figures may well cover deaths on several different days. You will be registered in the statistics if you are dead, no later […]

  • The dangers of urinating at night: Researchers establish a strong link to increased risk of dementia

    The dangers of urinating at night: Researchers establish a strong link to increased risk of dementia

    Spending a penny overnight is never good news. There is an increased risk that you may step on a piece of Lego, encounter a burglar or even hear your parents having sex. Of course, some kids tend to do it in their actual bed and turn a pajama party into a wet t-shirt contest, while […]

  • Regional President on call: Extreme pressure on emergency and pediatric wards

    Regional President on call: Extreme pressure on emergency and pediatric wards

    The health service in the Central Jutland Region is under such extreme pressure these days that planned operations on children are canceled and political action is called for. According to Anders Kühnau (S), Danish Regions’ chief negotiator and regional council chairman in the Central Jutland Region, certain departments are under extreme pressure – especially the […]

  • Danish hospital seeks pregnant women for testing of vaccine against RS virus

    To participate, you must be pregnant with a single child who is healthy. In addition, you must be between the 24th and 36th week of pregnancy and have planned to give birth at a hospital in either Odense, Hvidovre, Hillerød or Aarhus. In short, the project will investigate whether infants can be protected against RS […]

  • Environment and cod thrive in inland waters

    Environment and cod thrive in inland waters

    The sea plan submitted by the Social Democrat government with a consultation deadline of 30 September must be valid for 10 years. But it is not professionally based and completely inadequate, says professor, dr.scient. Bo Riemann, Aarhus University. – The sea plan is only a political product and prioritises exclusively business interests. Unfortunately, it is […]

  • Lightning evolution pushes cannibalism

    Lightning evolution pushes cannibalism

    As a counterattack, however, the newly hatched tailed toads have begun to develop faster. It writes the British-American science media Live Science. Tobias Wang, professor of zoophysiology at Aarhus University, believes that the study provides a unique insight into how invasive species develop. – Agatudsen has a low population density in its homeland, South America, […]

  • The sanctuary lasts 50 years after birth

    The sanctuary lasts 50 years after birth

    Today, the debate over Christiania’s existence has been silenced. There are institutions for the children, the residents pay electricity bills and rent, the restaurants are busy, and tourists flock to. Or, as it says on the official website: Christiania – or just the City – has on its 50th birthday on Sunday gone from being […]

  • Denmark is very far from protecting the wild nature

    Denmark is very far from protecting the wild nature

    – The result is that there is nowhere we are close to having effectively protected against the most important natural threats, says senior researcher Rasmus Ejrnæs from the Department of Bioscience at Aarhus University. As an example, he points to the country’s five existing national parks. – We can not find any kind of extra […]

  • Denmark is far from securing the wild nature

    Using data and assessments from databases and experts, legislation and nature management, a research group has over three years mapped how wild the Danish nature is and how much space for nature’s own processes it gets. They call the result the Danish Nature Indicator. – Our map demonstrates that we are very far from being […]

  • 42-year-old loses life after accident at work at concrete factory

    A 42-year-old man who was involved in a work accident at a concrete factory in Hedensted on Tuesday morning has died. This is what the South East Jutland Police informs TV Syd on Wednesday morning. The 42-year-old was living in the local area and his relatives have been notified. The man suffered a serious head […]

  • 42-year-old man in danger of death after work accident in concrete company

    – He has been brought to Skejby, and the latest message was that he is in danger of death, says duty officer at the South East Jutland Police Torben Wind with reference to Aarhus University Hospital in Skejby. The man is from Hedensted, which is located between Vejle and Horsens. His family has been notified […]

  • Today we want to know the individual Viking

    Today we want to know the individual Viking

    Together, they are behind a comprehensive mapping of the trends of the past 10 years in Viking research. In the 500 articles that the two Viking researchers have gnawed through, they have found 10 trends in modern Viking research. – Over 10 years ago, the hottest thing you could find was a temple or a […]

  • FACTS: Denmark has 300-400 cases of tuberculosis a year

    * Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs, but it can also attack other organs. * Tuberculosis is transmitted via small water particles from the lungs when the infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks. The bacteria can be inhaled by others who are close to the patient. * In Denmark, there are […]

  • Study recommends that prison inmates be screened for tuberculosis

    There is a need for a more systematic screening in Denmark for tuberculosis, concludes a new analysis from Aarhus University. Every year, there are between 300 and 400 cases of the infectious disease in Denmark. If we are to eradicate the infection, according to the study, prison inmates, drug addicts and the socially exposed to […]

  • Løkke reaches the ballot paper without a word about politics

    Løkke reaches the ballot paper without a word about politics

    Lars Løkke Rasmussen is following the same path so far – just in reality. In any case, the Moderates, founded by Løkke, have rounded up the magical 20,182 voter declarations, and this means that the name can be ticked next to the ballot paper for the next parliamentary election. Løkke himself calls himself “grateful”, but […]

  • Election researcher: Network turbocharged Løkke’s voter declarations

    This is the assessment of election researcher Rune Stubager. He is a professor at the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University. – I see it as a result of the preparation and the network they had established in advance. They have collected a lot of email addresses of people who were interested, and then […]

  • Make board games a success for the family

    Make board games a success for the family

    “I will never play with you again,” it sounds, before the little one slams the door behind him. There appears to be at least one in any family, group of friends or company: the bad loser. But that should not keep you from the pleasures. You can easily be successful with board games anyway, says […]

  • Researchers doubt the effect of measures in blue climate action

    Researchers doubt the effect of measures in blue climate action

    The other calls it birds on the roof and totally unrealistic to put mussels to pick up nitrogen from Danish fjords to the extent planned. In the proposal, the parties propose that 100,000 hectares of lowland soil and marginal areas be set aside by 2027. Jørgen E. Olesen, who is head of department at the […]

  • Philosopher Lars-Henrik Schmidt has died after a short illness

    Philosopher Lars-Henrik Schmidt has died after a short illness

    Former rector and professor of pedagogy and philosophy at DPU at Aarhus University Lars-Henrik Schmidt died on Friday after a short illness. It writes the Danish University of Education (DPU) on its website. Lars-Henrik Schmidt turned 68 years old. According to Kristeligt Dagblad, he was diagnosed with incurable cancer in June. He is known for […]

  • The public loses access to appeal for the construction of Lynetteholmen

    The public loses access to appeal for the construction of Lynetteholmen

    On Wednesday, the Ministry of Transport sent a draft in consultation with the executive order of cutting off access to redress in connection with the construction of Lynetteholmen. With that in hand, the government will remove the right of appeal that citizens and organizations usually have. Ole Damsgaard, deputy chairman of the Danish Society for […]

  • Three out of four Danes see vaccination as a civic duty

    Three out of four Danes see vaccination as a civic duty

    In the survey, 1,000 representatively selected Danes relate to a number of statements, among other things. One of these is: Everyone should be vaccinated against covid-19 – it is a civic duty. Here, 43 percent of Danes answer that they completely agree, while 31 percent answer that they tend to agree. This corresponds to a […]

  • Remaining corona restrictions have now been lifted

    Remaining corona restrictions have now been lifted

    From midnight on September 10, Covid-19 is no longer categorized as a socially critical disease. – This means that the restrictions which, according to the Epidemic Act, require that it is a socially critical disease, can no longer be set by the Minister of Health. – These are, for example, rules on assembly ceilings and […]

  • Corona Round-Up: Huge improvement in hygiene throughout the country

    Corona Round-Up: Huge improvement in hygiene throughout the country

    The nation has improved its hygiene, according to a study conducted by Norstat on behalf of the National Board of Health. For example, we wash our hands more and are more careful about where we cough or sneeze. And we are also taking distance far more than before the pandemic started. Proof in the numbers […]

  • This is how the apple ended up as the fruit of knowledge

    This is how the apple ended up as the fruit of knowledge

    However, nowhere in the Bible does it say anything about the fruit of the tree. Thus, the hunt begins to find the reason why the apple has ended up being the fruit of knowledge. First, we travel all the way back to the year 382, ​​something like that. The Church Father Hieronymus is in the […]

  • Danish Regions: Nurses can be fined

    Danish Regions points out that this is contrary to the agreement. Therefore, the Danish Regions warn that it will have consequences for the nurses if that kind of protest continues: – The non-contractual strikes are a great inconvenience to patients. If they continue, we will take the case to the Labor Court with a view […]

  • Stop sending children’s close contacts home

    Stop sending children’s close contacts home

    New guidelines from the National Board of Health mean that close contacts with infected schoolchildren must be tested at school rather than being sent home. In future, only the infected self will have to go into self-isolation. Children who are close contacts are instead recommended to be tested so that they can stay in school […]

  • Rigshospitalet’s nurses will continue to protest at the latest after the strike is over

    Rigshospitalet’s nurses will continue to protest at the latest after the strike is over

    It has been a little over a week since the government intervened to end the nurses’ strike over pay and working conditions. But dissatisfied health professionals continue to conduct walkouts contrary to an agreement that they say does not make any meaningful change. In March, nurses turned down a government offer of a 5.02 percent […]

  • The Crown Princess’ father won the hearts of the Danes

    The Crown Princess’ father won the hearts of the Danes

    In the ensuing time, several media outlets reported on how the Crown Prince’s father-in-law was stopped by Danes on the street who complimented his speech. In the speech, John Donaldson expressed, among other things, his confidence that Crown Prince Frederik was good to Mary. – Even though fathers nowadays do not have much to say […]

  • Unusually many young children are diagnosed with RS virus

    Unusually many young children are diagnosed with RS virus

    There are unusually many young children who are diagnosed with the respiratory infection RS virus at the moment. Last week alone, 510 cases were detected, writes the Statens Serum Institut (SSI) on its website. This is unusual because RS viruses are usually abundant in winter. – It shows two things: Firstly, that the infection right […]

  • Stools from others save many lives every year

    Stools from others save many lives every year

    It shows a survey in 47 countries, which researchers from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital are behind. The good news is that Denmark is a leader in Europe – both in terms of treatment and research into the life-threatening intestinal infection clostridium difficile. It typically affects patients who have previously received severe antibiotic treatment, […]

  • Loyal to Familia was banned – but the conflicts continued

    Loyal to Familia was banned – but the conflicts continued

    Although the gang Loyal to Familia (LTF) is illegal in Denmark, it still exists. And twice, since it was dissolved by a judgment in Copenhagen City Court, the gang has been in conflict with other groups. Jyllands-Posten writes this on the basis of an access to documents from the National Police. The band’s members have […]

  • Cut down on your unhealthy salt intake in food

    Cut down on your unhealthy salt intake in food

    The official recommendation from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration is a maximum of 5-6 grams of salt per person per day: – 5-6 grams of salt is equivalent to about a teaspoon. Therefore, it is a good idea to visualize it during the day, so you always have a sense of how little it […]

  • Declining corona crisis provides tight finance law

    Declining corona crisis provides tight finance law

    – It sounds very violent, but it is against the background of a very violent expansive fiscal policy last year. – You actually go back a bit to the fiscal policy you would have made in the absence of corona. – If you look at it in relation to the Finance Act for 2020, then […]

  • Long way to a normal hospital system

    Long way to a normal hospital system

    For the striking nurses have up to four weeks of summer vacation to benefit. And it must be settled before the new year, writes DR. According to DR, for example, the nurses at Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) have collected around 4,000 holiday days. According to the National Board of Health, due to the strike, there […]

  • Striking nurses have a lot of vacation in the bank

    On Friday, a legislative intervention is expected to end a ten-week nursing strike. But that does not mean that the health service is back at full strength already on Saturday. For the striking nurses have up to four weeks of summer vacation to benefit. And it must be settled before the new year, writes DR. […]

  • Another 987 are infected with corona – fifth parish closes

    In recent days, the municipalities have also had to close the parishes Vollsmose in Odense, Skelund in Mariagerfjord, Saltum in Jammerbugt and Astrup in Aarhus and Odder. According to Svend Ellermann-Eriksen, who is chief physician at the Department of Microbiology at Aarhus University Hospital, it is especially the infection among the youngest citizens that one […]

  • Science Round-Up: Proof that dog owners love their pets more than cat owners

    Science Round-Up: Proof that dog owners love their pets more than cat owners

    Dogs have overtaken cats as Denmark’s most popular pet, according to a study from the University of Copenhagen. About 20 years ago, a study from Statistics Denmark showed that cats were the family’s favorite pet in Denmark. Now 20 and 14 percent of families own dogs and cats, respectively. In real numbers, it is about […]

  • FACTS: The members of the gang LTF have been sentenced to 1409 years in prison

    * It was the first time in almost 100 years that the High Court ruled on whether an association acts by violence and thus can be banned. * Actually, the purpose of the provision to dissolve violent associations was to hit, for example, Nazi groups and other extremist associations that threaten democracy through the use […]