• 22.09.2017

    700 years old saint myth has been proven (almost) true

    Scientists confirm that the age and content of an old sack is in accordance with a medieval myth about Saint Francis of Assisi.

  • 17.08.2017

    Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in Pompeii

    The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to daily problems with vomiting, diarrhoea, and liver and kidney damage. This is the finding of analyses of water pipe from Pompeii.

  • 01.06.2017

    New invention could save the lives of many laboratory animals

    Mice, rats, pigs and dogs are just some of the animals used for testing new drugs which could potentially become medicine. SDU researchers have invented a new method that could make many animal experiments redundant.

  • 08.05.2017

    New way to detect ecstasy discovered

    While building molecular machines, researchers stumbled upon a new method to detect ecstasy. The discovery can lead to more reliable drug tests.

  • 04.05.2017

    10 forskere får støtte fra Det Frie Forskningsråd

    Samlet set er der bevilget mere end 31 mio. kr. til NAT-forskere.

  • 27.02.2017

    Did seaweed make us who we are today?

    Millions of years ago something happened, allowing early Homo sapiens to branch out from the primitive hominoid family tree. Was this crucial turn in human evolution partly driven by seaweed and its particular content of essential nutrients?

  • 09.02.2017

    25 years in the same job is nothing special

    Some persuasion was needed before Karen Cauthery agreed to be interviewed for the Newsletter. She does not think she has anything special to say despite celebrating her 25th anniversary as Department Secretary at FKF in 2016 and being part of exactly half of the University's history.

  • 19.09.2016

    Ageing: Computer simulation finds dangerous molecule activity

    All human organisms are attacked by free radicals – they destroy our cells, and over time they contribute to us ageing. Now, researchers have found out how a particularly dangerous type of free radicals is formed, and it may lead to a better understanding of ageing.

  • 12.08.2016

    Researchers have developed a new class of artificial proteins

    In the highly respected journal, Nature Communications, a team of Danish researchers reports that they have developed a new class of artificial proteins. In the long term, the results could lead to better treatment of cancer and diabetes.

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