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Top Class 30/09 2016

The Carlsberg Foundation's Research Prize 2016 goes to two UCPH researchers

UCPH professors in mathematics and in International Development Law received the Carlsberg Foundation's Research Prize 2016

Climate 19/09 2016

Acidity in atmosphere minimised

Studies of the Greenland ice sheet show that human pollution of the atmosphere with acid is now almost back to the level that it was before the pollution started with industrialisation in the 1930s.

Cancer 02/08/16

Gentle cancer treatment using nanoparticles works

Cancer treatments based on laser irridation of tiny nanoparticles that are injected directly into the cancer tumor are working and can destroy the cancer from within.

Marine biology 11/08 2016

Greenland sharks live for hundreds of years

The more than 5 meter long Greenland shark is one of the world's largest sharks but also one of the least understood animals. A new method based on carbon-14 dating shows a life expectancy of at least 272 years which making the Greenland shark the oldest of all vertebrate animals known.

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