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wind-powered cars

DTU’s Wind-Powered Cars Perform Well Racing Against the Wind

There were high wind speeds of between 6 and 10 m/s when DTU’s two wind-powered cars took part in the Racing Aeolus Den Helder...
endocrine disruptors

Unborn Children Better Protected Against Endocrine Disruptors

In order to ensure that chemicals are classified and labelled properly, it is important that manufacturers test the chemicals for possible health effects. As...
high tech in healthcare

Increasingly Important Role for High Tech in Healthcare

Doctors and nurses are, naturally, the first to spring to mind when talking about healthcare staff. However, technological solutions are playing an increasingly important...
X-ray microscope

New X-Ray Microscope Provides New Knowledge About Well-Known Material

Very few people have heard of barium titanate, BaTIO3, even though it is used in a wide variety of products from our everyday lives—cars,...
Innovative instruments

Innovative Instruments Solve Problems for Midwives and Surgeons

Two new start-ups from DTU focus on developing innovative health technologies for a growing market which will help to solve tomorrow’s health challenges.In May,...
Microscopic Laser

Microscopic Laser Attracting Attention

A laser too small to be seen by the naked eye has taken the research world by storm. Locally at DTU Fotonik, where it was...
oil pipelines

Recipe for Deep Ocean Oil Pipelines

Beads of plastic are melted and extruded into an elongated form, which is marinated in diesel and boiled for 12 months.This recipe would hardly...
Metals and alloys

Doctoral Thesis: The Secret Behind Fractures and Cracks

“There are fractures and cracks in almost all materials, and the fractures can be found everywhere—probably also in the last plane you flew on....
Pheromones

Pheromones in Fight Against Pests

When the idea for the start-up—BioPhero—began to form in her mind three to four years ago, DTU researcher Irina Borodina never imagined it might...
Temperature Fluctuations

Temperature Fluctuations in Homes Can Be Utilized in Green Transition

Changes in indoor temperatures can help the transition to a 100 per cent renewable energy society. New research in EnergyLab Nordhavn in Copenhagen shows there is...
antibiotics

Nature’s Defence Mechanisms Can Reduce the Use of Antibiotics

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest threats to human health according to the World Health Organization, WHO. Researchers from National Food Institute, Technical...
fish products

Mathematics for Healthier Fish Products

According to official Danish dietary recommendations, eating less salt and more fish will benefit the health of Danes in general. For people who enjoy...
hearing aid

A First Step to Tomorrow’s Hearing Aid

This is the first step towards developing a brain-controlled hearing aid.A hearing aid basically enhances all the sounds in our surroundings. This means, for...
climate research

Climate Research Boosted with a New European Super Satellite

ESA’s Sentinel 3B satellite was recently launched into space from Plesetsk in Russia. Together with its ‘twin’ Sentinel 3A and a number of other Sentinel...
microscopic toxin alarm

Researchers Create Microscopic Toxin Alarm

The suspected presence of toxins in drinking water, liver paté—or indeed the air—is a serious concern. The ability to provide immediate, reliable testing so...
3D Metal Printing

Digital 3D Metal Printing Opens up New World for Industry

DTU Mechanical Engineering has received EUR 1.1 million from Innovation Fund Denmark for a new project to identify how a 3D-printed part will behave during production and...
wind turbine

Wind Turbine Data from the Island of Bornholm Confirms Potential of...

An electrolysis cell uses electricity to split, e.g., water molecules (H2O) into hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2). In this way, surplus electricity generated by,...
danish satellite

Unique Danish Satellite in Orbit Around the Arctic

The Danish satellite Ulloriaq was launched successfully into space on 2 February 2018. Here, it will orbit around the Arctic approximately 540 km above the Earth...
blood brain barrier

Penetrating the Blood Brain Barrier

Normally the blood brain barrier ensures that the sensitive brain is able to function without risky interferences from the rest of the body. However,...
iodine content

European Method to Determine Iodine Content in Animal Feed

Just as human beings need iodine for their brains to develop normally and their metabolism to function properly, iodine is necessary in small amounts...