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2020.04.29 | Department of Biology, Department of Bioscience, Public / media

The North Atlantic right whale population is in poor condition

New research by an international team of scientists reveals that endangered North Atlantic right whales are in much poorer body condition than their counterparts in the southern hemisphere. The alarming results from this research, led by Dr Fredrik Christiansen from Aarhus University in Denmark, were published this week in the journal Marine…

2020.04.22 | Department of Biology, Public / media, Staff

Cable bacteria can drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from rice cultivation

A Danish-German research collaboration may have found a solution to the large climate impact from the world's rice production: By adding electric conductivel cable bacteria to soil with rice plants, they could reduce methane emissions by more than 90%.

2020.04.01 | Department of Bioscience, Public / media, Staff

Panda poo, ants and slugs could be key to the green fuel of tomorrow

A new research project at Aarhus University will exploit millions of years of evolution to develop sustainable biofuels. Among other things, the solution lies in the digestive system of pandas.