::[IMMUNSYSTEMETS ANTISTOFFER KAN AKTIVERE NERVECELLER]:
Antibodies as 'messengers' in the nervous systemAntibodies are able to activate human nerve cells within milliseconds and hence modify their function — that is the surprising conclusion of a new study. This knowledge improves our understanding of illnesses that accompany certain types of cancer, above all severe intestinal malfunctions.
::[KVANT-OPTIK: RETNINGSAFHÆNGIGE VIRKNINGER OPNÅS NÅR LYS STYRES I MIKROSTRUKTURER]:
Chiral quantum optics: A new research field with bright perspectives
Surprising direction-dependent effects emerge when light is guided in microscopic structures. This discovery shows promise for both classical and quantum information processing.
::[LUNGEKRÆFT SKYLDES FEJL VED DNA-REPARATIONSMEKANISMEN HOS STEMCELLER DER UDSÆTTES FOR TOBAKSRØG]:
Quick-and-dirty DNA repair sets the stage for smoking-related lung cancerThe stem cells that proliferate the most in response to damage caused by cigarette smoke repair their DNA using a process prone to errors, setting the stage for lung cancer, according to a new study.
::[SPEDALSKHED-BAKTERIESTAMME ER FUNDET PÅ EN MIDDELALDERLIG GRAVPLADS I ENGLAND OG GENTYPE-STUDERET]:Leprosy strain genotyped from medieval pilgrim at UK burial siteResearchers have investigated the strain of leprosy found in a leprosy hospital cemetery in Winchester, UK. A multidisciplinary team of researchers performed extensive tests on a skeleton excavated from the cemetery, using genotyping, radiocarbon dating, biomolecular analysis, osteology, strontium, and oxygen isotopic analyses and archaeological methods.
::[STRÅLETERAPI MOD HOVED- OG HALSKRÆFT KAN MED FORDEL GIVES TO GANGE DAGLIGT]:Twice-daily radiation therapy cuts deaths from head and neck cancerTreating head and neck cancer patients with a twice-daily radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy could save more lives. By splitting the daily treatment in two portions, a higher and more effective dose can be given to patients, according to new research.
::[STUDIE AF PROTEIN I EN PARASIT DER MEDFØRER TOXOPLASMOSE KAN GIVE VIDEN TIL BEKÆMPELSE AF TUBERKULOSE]:Parasite protein could help inform new anti-tuberculosis strategiesProteins produced by the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis may be involved in immune system processes that can help fight mycobacteria, according to a new study. The findings suggest that these proteins in toxoplasmosis-parasite could potentially play a role in new treatment strategies for tuberculosis-mycobacteria.
::[TIDSFASTSÆTTELSE INDEN FOR 3 MÅNEDER VED PÅVISNING AF VULKANSK ASKE I ISBOREKERNER OG STUDIER AF FOSSILT TRÆ]:Fossilized tree and ice cores help date huge volcanic eruption 1,000 years ago to within three monthsAn international team of researchers has managed to pinpoint, to within three months, a medieval volcanic eruption in east Asia the precise date of which has puzzled historians for decades. They have also shown that the so-called "Millennium eruption" of Changbaishan volcano, one of the largest in history, cannot have brought about the downfall of an important 10th century kingdom, as was previous
:[3000 ÅR GAMLE FORSVARSVÆRKER]:Mineforsvar vidner om ‘bibelske’ krigeForsvarsværker fra 3.000 år gamle kobberminer støtter beskrivelsen af militære konflikter på Kong Davids tid, som de er beskrevet i Det Gamle Testamente.
:[BEHANDLING FOR ET FORSTADIE AF BRYSTKRÆFT KALDET DCIS ER VELBEGRUNDET]:Women treated for precursor of breast cancer can expect to live as long as other womenWomen over 50 who have been treated for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a precursor of breast cancer, are more likely to be alive ten years later than women in the general population, according to new research. Researchers say these results should provide reassurance to women who are diagnosed with the disease.
:[BEVARING AF KULTURELLE OBJEKTER]:
Preservation and protection of cultural heritage objectsConservation and preservation of historical monuments as well as of single artworks of our cultural heritage are receiving increasing attention. Austrian scientists take a view on the current technologies used for scientific analysis and documentation. Portable instruments, a combination of noninvasive spectroscopic techniques, and especially designed weathering cells will provide the data needed
:[BØRN HAR STOR FORNØJELSE AF KÆLEDYR]:
Pets are a child’s best friend, not their siblingsChildren get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings.
:[CANCER-SVULSTERS MEKANISKE TRYK HAR BETYDNING FOR BLODFORSYNING TIL TUMOREN]:
Growing tumors put the pressure on nutrient-supplying blood vesselsMechanical pressure caused by cancer growth plays a key role in the development and distribution of blood vessels in tumors, according to a new study.
:[DESIGNEDE IMMUNCELLER HELBREDER CANCER]:
Breakthrough Therapy Cures Cancer in Two Infants Using Designer Cells British doctors eliminate cancer in two infants with incurable cancer.
:[ER FILOSOFI BRUGBART?]:
What Is Philosophy's Point?, Part 3. Maybe It Should Stick to EthicsPhilosophers keep giving us moral advice in spite of their doubts about all ethical systems
:[HISTORIKERE KAN BRUGE JORDENS MAGNETFELT I STUDIERNE]:
Magnetfeltet kan hjælpe bibelhistorikerneÅrhundreders slaggemateriale fortæller om en interessant periode, hvor Jordens magnetfelt gik grassat.
:[HVILKEN MAD DER VÆLGES AFHÆNGER AF HVILKEN MAD DER SÆDVANLIGVIS SPISES I DE PÅGÆLDENDE OMGIVELSER]:
A way out of the junk-food eating cycleContext can lead to poor food choice and perpetuate junk-food eating. But with the right cues, the bad habit can be broken, study shows. The results in rats show how entering an environment where a certain food type is routinely consumed can bias future decisions, with relevance for people and simple interventions.
:[KORALREV VED AMAZONFLODENS UDLØB]:
Amazon Reef: First images of new coral systemHuge coral system reef where the Amazon River meets the Atlantic Ocean was discovered last year.
:[MATEMATIKUNDERVISNING HAR GAVN AF FYSISK AKTIVITET I SKOLEN]:
Lærer: Aktiv matematik giver flow og overskud hos både elev og lærerNår man kobler fysisk aktivitet med skolefaget, giver det abstrakte mening og motiverer eleverne, mener Svendborg-lærer.
:[MATEMATIKUNDERVISNING OG FORSKNINGSFORSØG]:
Fremtidens skole? Eksempler på forsøg med involverende matematikLandet over leger eleverne sig gennem matematiktimer, og ind imellem deltager de i forskningsforsøg.
:[METEORITTER DER ER SJÆLDNE I NUTIDEN VAR ALMINDELIGE FOR 466 MILLIONER ÅR SIDEN]:
Ancient Meteorites Were DifferentTypes of rocky meteorites rare today were abundant 466 million years ago
:[MIKROTUBULI I CELLER]:
Label-free technique to image microtubulesResearchers have been able to use label-free spatial light interference microscopy (SLIM) and computer processing in order to image microtubules in an assay. The hollow tubular structures serve as the backbone of cells and help carry materials in the cell. Malfunctioning microtubules have been associated with various illnesses including cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
:[PARRINGSADFÆRD HOS HØNS]:
Year of the Rooster: How Kauai's Feral Chickens Do ItChicken mating involves tidbitting, wing-flapping, a male waltz and the possibility of the female ejecting the male's sperm
:[SANDHEDER OG LØGNE]:
The Delusion of Alternative Facts How science can guide the search for "actual" truth in our post-truth era
:[SPREDNING AF SYGDOMME I LANDBRUGET SÅSOM FUGLEINFLUENZA OG MUND&KLOVSYGE KAN FØLGES VED AT STUDERE DE SOCIALE NETVÆRK]:
Spread of diseases in farmed animals shown using social network analysisResearchers have shown that looking at movements of operators and vehicles between farms in the same way we look at contacts in social networks can help explain the spread of dangerous infectious diseases of livestock, such as foot-and-mouth disease and avian influenza. This research can contribute to the development of more accurate tools for predicting the spread of livestock diseases and may he
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