Read the latest research news articles regarding coronavirus and COVID-19.
Danish soy and palm oil imports account for 7 million tonnes of CO2 emissions every year
A new report released by University of Copenhagen researchers indicates that Danish soybean and palm oil imports account for seven million tons of CO2 emissions annually. By comparison, Danish agriculture’s combined CO2
Major antibody trial will determine whether the immune system remembers the coronavirus
A new research project at the University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet will investigate the transmission of COVID-19 among people in the labour market in Denmark. The researchers hope that up to 40,000 people will
Green initiatives reduce CO2 emissions by 70 percent
Since 2006, the University of Copenhagen has reduced its CO2 emissions from energy consumption and transport by 70 percent. The excellent results will be the foundation of an even more holistic and ambitious effort where
Coronavirus family tree can reveal new transmission chains
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have used unconventional methods to identify coronavirus transmission chains. An advanced family tree of the virus’ development can provide an exceptionally accurate overview
New course will teach secondary school students about archaeology and proteins
Forskere fra Københavns Universitet har udviklet et tværfagligt forløb til gymnasieelever, som bringer dem helt tæt på forskning. Eleverne skal analysere arkæologiske fund og få et indblik i arbejdet som forsker.
Professors receive grants to investigate genetic diagnostics and cancers
Two research projects from the University of Copenhagen have received a grant from the Innovation Fund Denmark. The projects will conduct research into improved diagnosing and treatment of people with diabetes as well as
The Covid-19 lockdown caused young people to strengthen close relationships
Young students have not only learned to live with the lockdown during the corona epidemic. A new study shows that they have strengthened close relationships and found new, creative ways to be together online.
Sledge dogs are closely related to 9,500-year-old ‘ancient dog’
Sledge dogs are much older and have adapted to Arctic conditions much earlier than previously thought. In a new study from the QIMMEQ project, researchers from the University of Copenhagen show that ancestors of modern
COVID-19 May Have Consequences for Mental Health
The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be adversely affecting mental health. This is shown in a new review from the University of Copenhagen that gathers the current knowledge on mental symptoms during the COVID-19 pandemic.