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Electrical cable bacteria were discovered in Aarhus Bay by researchers from Aarhus University, who have described five species of these bacteria so far: three from Aarhus Bay and two from Giber stream. The first species was naturally given the name Electrothrix aarhusiensis. This is a cross section of a cable bacterium with its characteristic ridges containing electrical wires. Photo: Chr. Bortolini & K. Thomsen.

2019.03.18 |

Electric bacteria in the spotlight

Several years ago, researchers from Aarhus discovered a curious form of electric life on the seafloor. Since then it has become increasingly clear that a significant part of the bacterial world is electrified. Leading researchers from around the world will set this life form in focus at the first-ever electromicrobiology conference, held on March…

2019.02.26 |

Being surrounded by green space in childhood may improve mental health of adults

Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55% less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life. This is shown by a new study from Aarhus University, emphasizing the need for designing green and healthy cities for the future.


Tue 23 Apr
13:00-15:00 | Department of Bioscience, Vejlsøvej 25, lokale D2. 04, Silkeborg
Agronomic strategies for improving crop pollination in organic Hokkaido pumpkin cropping systems
Final examination for the Master's degree: Natasha Holland Johansen, Plant and Insect Ecology
Thu 25 Apr
09:45-10:45 | Department of Bioscience, Ole Worms Alle 1, building 1135-234
Melita Peharda Uljević Sclerochronology as a tool for detecting long-term Adriatic environmental changes
Seminar: Aquatic Biology
Mon 03 Jun
08:00-18:00 | Aarhus University, Denmark
Land Use and Water Quality 2019
The Conference on Land Use and Water Quality – LUWQ2019 – is held for the 4th time in Denmark, hosted by Aarhus University


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