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Lene B. Oddershede to be Head of Natural and Technical Science Research and Interdisciplinarity at the Novo Nordisk Foundation

11 October 2018

Lene B. Oddershede, professor and head of Center of Excellence StemPhys at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, has been appointed a new position. She will be Head of Natural and Technical Science Research and Interdisciplinarity at the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

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Research Collaboration on virus attacks

20 December 2017

Physicists and molecular biologists from the University of Copenhagen have published a new and exciting take on how bacteria can survive virus attacks.
 

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Chaos in the transition from sleep to awake

15 December 2017

Danish researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have investigated how to describe one of the most significant state changes in the brain, namely the transition between sleep and wakefulness.

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Jan Haerter receives DKK 10 million for research on atmospheric complexity

30 November 2017

Jan Haerter from the Atmospheric Complexity Group at the Niels Bohr Institute receives an ERC Consolidator Grant of DKK 10 million for research on cloud-cloud interaction and for better understanding of the climate system.

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Mogens Høgh Jensen appointed Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog

16 November 2017

Mogens Høgh Jensen was appointed Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog by HM Queen Margrethe on the 275th anniversary of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, which took place on 13 November 2017.

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The earliest stages of life might be simpler than we thought

13 July 2017

In the very earliest stages of life, mammalian cells multiply and form the embryo. New research from the University of Copenhagen suggests that this process might be much simpler than we thought.

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Large ERC grant for Kim Sneppen

05 April 2017

Large ERC grant for Kim SneppenAn advanced ERC grant for Kim Sneppen of DKK 16.500.000 was awarded for development of new methods and models to explore the diverse and complex world within and between cells, for investigating how diversity emerges and is maintained...

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Newly discovered mechanism in cells can regulate the immune system

21 December 2016

Special proteins are important for the function of cells and play an important role in processes and effectiveness of the immune system. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have observed how concentrations

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Scientific ‘facts’ could be false

20 December 2016

When is a scientific result true or false? Experiments always have a certain proportion of positive results and negative results, but scientific journals prefer to publish the positive results and new research from the Niels Bohr Institute...

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Trust fosters networking and knowledge sharing

11 October 2016

Trust fosters networking and knowledge sharing A group of researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have examined how a communication network can arise within a new experiment called Expert Game. They discovered that the driving mechanism for...

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