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Large ERC grant for Kim Sneppen
05 April 2017
An 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...
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
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...
Trust fosters networking and knowledge sharing
11 October 2016
Researchers unravel process for the formation of rainstorms
29 August 2016
Bacteria avoid age defects through collective behaviour
14 July 2016
As they age, more and more defects arise in most organisms. Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have discovered that microorganisms like bacteria can keep a colony young by practicing a common strategy...
Mogens Høgh Jensen new president of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
19 April 2016
Diversity of nature formulated
01 February 2016
We humans are affecting nature to a greater and greater degree and this is contributing to the reduction of biodiversity globally. To better assess the consequences requires a better understanding of the environmental
Seven researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute receives grants from the Villum Foundation
21 January 2016
The Niels Bohr Institute has obtained seven grants from the Villum Foundation’s Young Investigator Programme which is awarded to young up-and-coming scientific researchers. The awards are typically worth between 5 and 7 million kroner
Namiko Mitarai receives prestigious Japanese elite researcher award
07 April 2015
Namiko Mitarai, associate professor and researcher in biophysics in the research group BioComplexity at the Niels Bohr Institute, has been awarded the prestigious Japanese elite researcher award, The Young Scientists’ Prize in the Commendation for Science and
Namiko Mitarai part of a new Center of Excellence, BASP
07 October 2014
Bacteria are hardy and can survive in the most extreme stress conditions. The Danish National Research Foundation has allocated 50 million DKK for a new Center of Excellence, Center for Bacterial Stress Pesponse and Persistence.
New book about life as seen from physics
29 September 2014
Biophysicist Pernille Yde receives prestigious award
18 August 2014
The Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science, SNU has awarded the prestigious Kirstine Meyer Grant to Pernille Yde for her research in biophysical computer models with special focus on inflammation and diabetes.
FNU grants to Biophysics and Oceanography
25 June 2014