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Foto: Bax Lindhardt
16 OCT

Three days focusing on sustainable technology and IT for girls

82 high school girls chose to spend three days during the autumn holidays in Lyngby to learn more about the technologies of the future. The girls came from as far away...

Electrotechnology Information technology Construction and mechanics
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15 OCT

Technology must also be socially sustainable

Discussion article by Anders Bjarklev for Frederiksborg Amtsavis, published on 16 October 2020.

Skinny cod. Photo Marie Plambech Ryberg
14 OCT

Liver worms inflict fatal damage on the livers of cod

Cod with high numbers of parasitic liver worm show symptoms similar to those of humans with chronic liver disease, such as cancer and cirrhosis.

Food, fish and agriculture
This illustration depicts a star experiencing 'spaghettification' as it is shredded into streams and sucked into a supermassive black hole during a ‘tidal disruption event’. (Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser)
12 OCT

Telescopes record last moments of star ‘eaten’ by a black hole

Researchers from DTU have contributed to a study that describe the rare blast of light from a star being torn to pieces by a supermassive black hole.

Space research Astrophysics
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08 OCT

Increased monitoring of multiresistant CPO-bacteria in Denmark

In 2019, the Danish Health Authority added multiresistant carbapenemase-producing bacteria (also called CPO) to their list of notifiable bacteria. While CPO in humans is...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
Steen Brogaard
07 OCT

Speak out if you experience or witness offensive behaviour

The President: We do not accept offensive behaviour at DTU. And I’d like to encourage everyone who feels they have been offended to speak out about it&mdash...

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06 OCT

In the past ten years, antimicrobial use has decreased in Danish pigs, increased...

In 2019, Danish pig producers reached the target for reduction of antimicrobial usage set by the MRSA action plan. In contrast, antimicrobial use in calves has increased...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Otter eating a fish. Photo: Colourbox.
05 OCT

Poor diets spur risky choices

New meta-analysis study shows that animals' decisions in risky situations are influenced by what they eat.

Food, fish and agriculture
Photo: Malene Dissing
05 OCT

Frederiksberg municipality leading the way on EV charging stations

More electric and hybrid cars calls for ‘smarter’ charging infrastructure.

Energy
The 5 students behind  AQShare, from left to right: Kavikrishnan Balakrishnan, Anton Werenberg, Martin Gylstorff, Ossi Kallunki, Tor Nørgaard
01 OCT

Grundfos secures rights to DTU student project

A group of students have come up with an idea for supplying villages in Africa with clean drinking water. Grundfos has secured the rights to the project and employed...

Steen with a stack of chairs which are on their way to the recycling centre to be given a new lease of life elsewhere at DTU. Photo Mikal Schlosser
01 OCT

A man with a mission—abolishing the concept of waste

Steen Forsmann, DTU’s recycling and materials coordinator, is a very solution-oriented person. Everything from furniture to polystyrene boxes must be circulated rather...

Photo: Mikal Schlosser
30 SEP

Why are we so busy developing new batteries?

The EU wants to accelerate the development of new batteries—but why is this so urgent? Tejs Vegge, professor at DTU Energy, provides the answer.

Energy
Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard
30 SEP

National teaching prize for DTU researcher

The students do quizzes and produce drawings about energy conversion as part of Luise Theil Kuhn’s classes, which are always varied, flexible, challenging, and engaging...

Energy
29 SEP

Climate Change has not stopped for COVID19

DTU joins other leading science organisations, delivering the latest data on climate change and the need for action.

Climate change
Colourbox
28 SEP

New solution for reducing CO2 from data centres and server rooms

Researchers at DTU will work with industrial companies to develop a new cooling and storage system for data centres and server rooms, which will be managed through artificial...

Energy Information technology Mathematics
Foto Bax Lindhardt
28 SEP

DTU contributes to Denmark’s new green research strategy

The government has presented a new research strategy with four concrete missions to advance the green transition. DTU is making an important contribution to all of them...

Photo: Rasmus Degnbol, LINC.
28 SEP

Become a test passenger on self-driving shuttles

At the end of 2020, three self-driving shuttle buses will be tested at DTU Lyngby Campus. Sign up now to become a test passenger.

Transport and logistics
24 SEP

New analysis methods provide important knowledge about metal cracks

With a completely new X-ray analysis, DTU researchers will develop material models for use in companies that make metal products. The result means reduced material consumption...

Materials Metals and alloys Innovation and product development
Blågylte og gople. Foto: Erik Selander.
23 SEP

Biodiversity hypothesis called into question

New research shows, that the trade-off between gleaners and exploiters does not explain the diversity of biological species in the way that scientists expected. Our understanding...

23 SEP

New technology causes body to fight cancer at full strength

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have found a way to break down the defence mechanisms that cancer cells use to slow down the immune system, and then restart the body&rsquo...

Medicine and medico technology