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2019
Foto Vibeke Hempler
19 NOV

DKK 18,5 million for independent research

The Independent Research Fund Denmark grants DKK 208 million to 35 young researchers with original ideas and high ambitions. Three are from DTU.

Electronics Optics Nanoparticles Cells Biological systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases
2018
2017
These soil bacteria have not (yet) ‘learned’ how to produce antimicrobial agents. Photo: Pep Charusanti.
13 NOV

Researchers hunt for tomorrow’s antimicrobial agents in the Christiania topsoil

The world desperately needs new types of antimicrobial agents to combat resistant bacteria. Researchers are therefore searching high and low for new antimicrobial agents...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Health and diseases
2016
Photo: Lundbeck
27 OCT

Two researchers receive Lundbeck Foundation fellowships

Each year, the Lundbeck Foundation awards fellowships to a number of particularly promising young researchers who are qualified to establish or expand their own research...

Medicine and medico technology Viruses Biological systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases
2015
Photo: Ibej Julie Schmidt
10 MAR

New theory about water may revolutionize biology

An Italian researcher who has recently completed a visiting professorship at DTU claims that water contains hidden properties which may have a major impact on areas such...

Biological systems Cells Electromagnetism Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
2014
photo: Colourbox
07 JUL

Researchers uncover new knowledge about our intestines

DTU researchers have identified and mapped 500 previously unknown microorganisms and more than 800 bacterial viruses in our intestinal flora. A discovery which—in...

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases Biological systems
Photo: Colourbox
24 JUN

Researchers mapping your route from illness to illness

Researchers from Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the University of Copenhagen (KU) have followed six million Danes for 15 years through patient and disease...

Data analysis Biological systems Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Enzymes and proteins
Foto: Colourbox
04 MAR

DNA analysis can derail aggressive bacteria

A tough strain of bacteria adapts its DNA to suit life in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. The bacterial genome has now been mapped, however, and this could lead...

Genes and genomes Bacteria and microorganisms Medical equipment and systems Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases Biological systems
2013
Grafik: shutterstock
20 NOV

Researchers discover new gene implicated in asthma

Danish researchers have found a gene that makes children susceptible to developing serious asthma early in life. The discovery may impact our understanding of how...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
Associate Professor Henrik Bjørn Nielsen
03 SEP

Gut microbial communities reveal risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes

Having a particular set of bacteria in your gut places you in the high-risk group for developing metabolic disorders such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Health and diseases
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