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  • More resistant plants against drought

    2018.02.16

    Given the growing world population and the climate change exposing large areas of cultivated land to periods of severe drought it is necessary to understand how plant drought resistance works and be ready to produce plants that thrive better under reduced water conditions.  »

  • Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration leads to new discoveries

    2017.12.20

    Physicists and molecular biologists from the University of Copenhagen have published a new and exciting take on how bacteria can survive virus attacks. This result would not have been achieved, had the specialists confined themselves to each their own ‘ivory tower’. »

  • New research linking cancer-inhibiting proteins to cell antennae

    2017.12.14

    Danish researchers have just presented a previously unknown mechanism that inhibits the ability of cells to develop into cancer cells. Their findings have important implications for the understanding of how cancer starts. The discovery is published today in the internationally recognized Journal of Cell Biology. »

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