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2019.02.26 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

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.

2019.02.20 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

PI-ICE - sampling bioaerosols in the Antarctic

When the sea is foaming there is more than water and salt involved

2019.02.08 | Department of Bioscience, Alumner, Public / media

DNA traces on wild flowers reveal insect visitors

Researchers from Aarhus University have discovered that insects leave tiny DNA traces on the flowers they visit. This newly developed eDNA method holds a vast potential for documenting unknown insect-plant interactions, keeping track of endangered pollinators, such as wild bees and butterflies, as well as in the management of unwanted pest…

2019.02.01 | Department of Bioscience, Staff, Public / media

Growing interest in Danish biodiversity

An impressive more than 400 people turned up to the fifth Biodiversity Symposium, held at Aarhus University on 22 January. Researchers, managers, consultants and policy-makers gathered to take stock of biodiversity in the Danish countryside. The good attendance bears witness to a large and increasing interest in the topic.