ANALYSIS: Why are Denmark’s politicians criticising university researchers?
Denmark

ANALYSIS: Why are Denmark’s politicians criticising university researchers?

The Danish parliament has recently adopted a controversial text asking universities to ensure that "politics is not disguised as science". The Local's contributor Sophie Standen examines why Denmark's politicians are criticising university researchers.

Why Swiss scientists are asking people to bury underwear?
Switzerland

Why Swiss scientists are asking people to bury underwear?

Norwegian experts find increased risk of hospitalisation with infectious Covid-19 variant
Norway

Norwegian experts find increased risk of hospitalisation with infectious Covid-19 variant

Immigrants in Norway more likely to be affected by loneliness
Norway

Immigrants in Norway more likely to be affected by loneliness

Spanish scientists make breakthrough identifying HIV resistance gene
Spain

Spanish scientists make breakthrough identifying HIV resistance gene

Who’s a good boy? Wolves, not dogs, according to this Austrian study
Austria

Who’s a good boy? Wolves, not dogs, according to this Austrian study

New study reveals the origin of Sweden’s wolves
Sweden

New study reveals the origin of Sweden’s wolves

Some very good reasons to study at Stockholm University
Sweden

Some very good reasons to study at Stockholm University

How to be happier: Five Swedish studies that can actually help
Sweden

How to be happier: Five Swedish studies that can actually help

Swiss scientists struggle to find people who are scared of snakes
Switzerland

Swiss scientists struggle to find people who are scared of snakes

VIDEO: Five astonishing Viking finds uncovered by Stockholm University
Sweden

VIDEO: Five astonishing Viking finds uncovered by Stockholm University

Blood test may predict premature birth: US, Danish researchers
Denmark

Blood test may predict premature birth: US, Danish researchers

Schizophrenia may be more prevalent away from green spaces: Danish researchers
Denmark

Schizophrenia may be more prevalent away from green spaces: Danish researchers

‘Stop all the conspiracy theories about Hitler’: French researchers confirm death
France

‘Stop all the conspiracy theories about Hitler’: French researchers confirm death

Diabetes should actually be separated into FIVE types, Swedish researchers discover
Sweden

Diabetes should actually be separated into FIVE types, Swedish researchers discover

Why do today’s elephants not interbreed like ancient species?
Sweden

Why do today’s elephants not interbreed like ancient species?

Danish researcher finds 95 new planets
Denmark

Danish researcher finds 95 new planets

Talking about sex: does Germany need more training in Sexology?
Germany

Talking about sex: does Germany need more training in Sexology?

English mass grave contains remains of Danish Viking army
Denmark

English mass grave contains remains of Danish Viking army

New project set to clear up mystery of how many castles Germany has
Germany

New project set to clear up mystery of how many castles Germany has

How a Stockholm-trained lawyer became a global LGBTQ rights star
Sweden

How a Stockholm-trained lawyer became a global LGBTQ rights star

Cats protect newborns against asthma: Danish researchers
Denmark

Cats protect newborns against asthma: Danish researchers

Not so gender-equal? Swedish teens still plan careers according to gender, study shows
Sweden

Not so gender-equal? Swedish teens still plan careers according to gender, study shows

Scandinavian researchers are developing an edible TBE vaccine

Scandinavian researchers are developing an edible TBE vaccine

Stockholm University sheds new light on family life
Sweden

Stockholm University sheds new light on family life

What happens when you put toddlers BEHIND the camera? Swedish researchers find out
Sweden

What happens when you put toddlers BEHIND the camera? Swedish researchers find out

Tsunami in Switzerland? New study examines this ‘underestimated danger’
Switzerland

Tsunami in Switzerland? New study examines this ‘underestimated danger’

German study casts doubt on ‘plastic digesting’ caterpillars
Germany

German study casts doubt on ‘plastic digesting’ caterpillars

Start school later so teens can sleep longer, Swedish researchers argue
Sweden

Start school later so teens can sleep longer, Swedish researchers argue

8 ways Stockholm University deepens environmental understanding
Sweden

8 ways Stockholm University deepens environmental understanding

Norwegian billionaire to build giant ship for environment research
Norway

Norwegian billionaire to build giant ship for environment research

Researchers hope to recruit 25,000 Berlin weed-smokers for study
Germany

Researchers hope to recruit 25,000 Berlin weed-smokers for study

Danish scientists behind ‘quantum leap’ blueprint for super-computers
Denmark

Danish scientists behind ‘quantum leap’ blueprint for super-computers

Why French hamsters are turning into cannibals
France

Why French hamsters are turning into cannibals

French researchers discover baboons can say ‘wahoo’… and other vowel sounds
France

French researchers discover baboons can say ‘wahoo’… and other vowel sounds

Look familiar? Meet your jawbone’s ancestor
Sweden

Look familiar? Meet your jawbone’s ancestor

Danish experts: Grunting doesn’t help you poop
Denmark

Danish experts: Grunting doesn’t help you poop

Study: Swiss ski resorts are losing their snow
Switzerland

Study: Swiss ski resorts are losing their snow

Weekend lie-ins make you tired: Swedish researcher
Sweden

Weekend lie-ins make you tired: Swedish researcher

Typical Swiss chalets ‘not actually Swiss’
Switzerland

Typical Swiss chalets ‘not actually Swiss’

Why German babies cry differently to Chinese ones
Germany

Why German babies cry differently to Chinese ones

Dogs lower risk of childhood ailment: Danish study
Denmark

Dogs lower risk of childhood ailment: Danish study

German scientists prove birds can sleep while flying
Germany

German scientists prove birds can sleep while flying

Study finds Danes are getting (even) taller
Denmark

Study finds Danes are getting (even) taller

More work makes you sick: Danish study
Denmark

More work makes you sick: Danish study

UK firm buys Sardinians’ DNA to find the key to a long life
Italy

UK firm buys Sardinians’ DNA to find the key to a long life

Vienna study shows birds can make ‘economic decisions’
Austria

Vienna study shows birds can make ‘economic decisions’

2016 German teens just want to be mainstream
Germany

2016 German teens just want to be mainstream

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list
Germany

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list

Sweden developing secret ingredient against terrorists
Sweden

Sweden developing secret ingredient against terrorists

Have Norway scientists solved Bermuda Triangle mystery?
Norway

Have Norway scientists solved Bermuda Triangle mystery?

‘In Sweden, people from all positions mix together more’
Sweden

‘In Sweden, people from all positions mix together more’

Urban living ‘affects obesity’: Lausanne study
Switzerland

Urban living ‘affects obesity’: Lausanne study

Nordic twins help reveal higher cancer risks

Nordic twins help reveal higher cancer risks

Germany must lead in innovation: experts
Germany

Germany must lead in innovation: experts

Body parts discovered in Norway doctor’s home
Norway

Body parts discovered in Norway doctor’s home

‘More Brits should move over to Sweden’
Sweden

‘More Brits should move over to Sweden’

Four Swiss researchers share $1.5-million grant
Switzerland

Four Swiss researchers share $1.5-million grant

Swedish researchers find Ice Age ‘missing link’
Sweden

Swedish researchers find Ice Age ‘missing link’

Women should lounge on sofa after work: study
Denmark

Women should lounge on sofa after work: study

Ten things to know about Denmark’s Lene Hau
Denmark

Ten things to know about Denmark’s Lene Hau

Swiss stem cell biologist named MacArthur Fellow
Switzerland

Swiss stem cell biologist named MacArthur Fellow

First zero-gravity plane launches from Swiss soil
Switzerland

First zero-gravity plane launches from Swiss soil

Birds shun matchmaking scientists to find love
Germany

Birds shun matchmaking scientists to find love

Most Italians oppose Nato action to defend ally
Italy

Most Italians oppose Nato action to defend ally

Scientists find craters beneath Lake Neuchâtel
Switzerland

Scientists find craters beneath Lake Neuchâtel

EPFL ranked world’s top ‘young university’
Switzerland

EPFL ranked world’s top ‘young university’

Pizza boxes can cause miscarriage: study
Denmark

Pizza boxes can cause miscarriage: study

Arctic site to aid studies amid climate change
Denmark

Arctic site to aid studies amid climate change

Caver finds 20,000 year-old drawings
Spain

Caver finds 20,000 year-old drawings

Dinosaur eggs destroyed at major dig site
Spain

Dinosaur eggs destroyed at major dig site

Experts may have found Cervantes’ bones
Spain

Experts may have found Cervantes’ bones

Italian stallions ‘bigger men than Germans’
Italy

Italian stallions ‘bigger men than Germans’

Scientists find that ants have toilets too
Germany

Scientists find that ants have toilets too

German hospital finds rare ‘obesity mutation’
Germany

German hospital finds rare ‘obesity mutation’

Gender identity all in the head
Austria

Gender identity all in the head

Study sheds light on how humans tamed horses
Denmark

Study sheds light on how humans tamed horses

Fitness band is Sweden’s hottest gift for 2014
Sweden

Fitness band is Sweden’s hottest gift for 2014

Study finds ‘banker’s oath’ could spur honesty
Switzerland

Study finds ‘banker’s oath’ could spur honesty

Spain’s R&D spending falls to 2006 levels
Spain

Spain’s R&D spending falls to 2006 levels

Germany’s largest ever health study kicks off
Germany

Germany’s largest ever health study kicks off

First Europeans weathered the Ice Age
Denmark

First Europeans weathered the Ice Age

Swiss electric car sets world acceleration record
Switzerland

Swiss electric car sets world acceleration record

Denmark funds research on underground trolls
Denmark

Denmark funds research on underground trolls

Roche reveals towering plans for Basel site
Switzerland

Roche reveals towering plans for Basel site

Geneva uni geneticist in research fraud probe
Switzerland

Geneva uni geneticist in research fraud probe

New Viking fortress discovered in Denmark
Denmark

New Viking fortress discovered in Denmark

Arctic group’s isolation lasted 4,000 years
Denmark

Arctic group’s isolation lasted 4,000 years

Italian scientists map brain to diagnose ALS
Italy

Italian scientists map brain to diagnose ALS

Dane behind fertility research breakthrough
Denmark

Dane behind fertility research breakthrough

Gibraltar’s Neanderthals enjoyed BBQ pigeons
Spain

Gibraltar’s Neanderthals enjoyed BBQ pigeons

‘Ritual destruction’ of Iron Age warriors found
Denmark

‘Ritual destruction’ of Iron Age warriors found

Dire water shortage by 2040, new studies warn
Denmark

Dire water shortage by 2040, new studies warn

Record number accepted into higher education
Denmark

Record number accepted into higher education

Danish researchers find way to ‘kick and kill’ HIV
Denmark

Danish researchers find way to ‘kick and kill’ HIV

Danish happiness is all in the genes: study
Denmark

Danish happiness is all in the genes: study

Money worries hike risk of heart disease: study
Sweden

Money worries hike risk of heart disease: study

Danish researchers make ADHD breakthrough
Denmark

Danish researchers make ADHD breakthrough

Tedious TV can lead to obesity: Swedish study
Sweden

Tedious TV can lead to obesity: Swedish study

Danish researchers make stardust discovery
Denmark

Danish researchers make stardust discovery

No link between HPV vaccine and blood clots
Denmark

No link between HPV vaccine and blood clots

Record number apply for higher education
Denmark

Record number apply for higher education

Swiss scientists tout unploughed field pluses
Switzerland

Swiss scientists tout unploughed field pluses

French economist takes inequality message to UK
France

French economist takes inequality message to UK

Swedes find way to catch pancreatic cancer faster
Sweden

Swedes find way to catch pancreatic cancer faster

Germany’s best minds leave the country
Germany

Germany’s best minds leave the country

EPFL helps pioneer ‘feeling’ bionic hand
Switzerland

EPFL helps pioneer ‘feeling’ bionic hand

Smoking can affect DNA: Swedish study
Sweden

Smoking can affect DNA: Swedish study

Swedish birth makes history in transplant first
Sweden

Swedish birth makes history in transplant first

German universities use Pentagon research cash
Germany

German universities use Pentagon research cash

Italians discover cancer-fighting olive oil
Italy

Italians discover cancer-fighting olive oil

Family planning group ‘justified paedophilia’
Germany

Family planning group ‘justified paedophilia’

Expat scientists warn of Spain’s brain drain
Spain

Expat scientists warn of Spain’s brain drain

Swedes buy US cancer research firm
Sweden

Swedes buy US cancer research firm

Ericsson pumps billions into Swedish research
Sweden

Ericsson pumps billions into Swedish research

Neanderthal birthplace kills archaeology funding
Germany

Neanderthal birthplace kills archaeology funding

‘Cuddle hormone’ could keep men faithful
Germany

‘Cuddle hormone’ could keep men faithful

German research centres face huge back-tax bill
Germany

German research centres face huge back-tax bill

German satellite falling toward Earth
Germany

German satellite falling toward Earth

Germany’s Max Planck funds new Canadian physics centre
Germany

Germany’s Max Planck funds new Canadian physics centre

Ladies love men with rhythm, study finds
Germany

Ladies love men with rhythm, study finds

Singapore’s flush research funding attracts German scientists
Germany

Singapore’s flush research funding attracts German scientists

Scientists create men with emotional sensitivity
Germany

Scientists create men with emotional sensitivity

Study touts reed as new sustainable fuel source
Germany

Study touts reed as new sustainable fuel source

Merkel reportedly breaks her foreign aid promise
Germany

Merkel reportedly breaks her foreign aid promise

German arachnophobia therapy may become standard
Germany

German arachnophobia therapy may become standard

Neurotic people have smaller brains: study
Norway

Neurotic people have smaller brains: study

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Sweden

Alcohol makes your brain grow

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Sweden

Controversial feminist to be investigated

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Sweden

Record donation for Karolinska alternative medicine centre

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Sweden

Swedish scientists grow new brain cells

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Sweden

Sweden to create stem cell bank

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Sweden

Alzheimer’s ‘usually caused by genes’ – study

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Sweden

Karolinska researchers guilty of fraud

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Sweden

Chocolate research centre to open in Sweden

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Sweden

Naprapathy ‘better than traditional medicine’

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Sweden

Sweden second for research spending

Swedish tax collectors organized by apes
Sweden

Swedish tax collectors organized by apes

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Sweden

Cold Swedish summers ‘make you more depressed’

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Sweden

Wine and beer ‘could reduce kidney cancer risk’

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Sweden

Sweden expands research budget by 300m kronor

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Sweden

Scientists: pesticides cause asthma

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Sweden

Eating fish ‘reduces allergy risk’ – Swedish research

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Sweden

What future for Swedish research?

Skin cancer figures rising in Sweden
Sweden

Skin cancer figures rising in Sweden

Swedish study: drummers more intelligent
Sweden

Swedish study: drummers more intelligent

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Sweden

Karolinska study: hormone spray can help cure social phobia

Swede cracks the secrets of intuition
Sweden

Swede cracks the secrets of intuition

Swedish research bolsters protein-Alzheimer’s link
Sweden

Swedish research bolsters protein-Alzheimer’s link

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Sweden

Study: ‘Radiotherapy can halve prostate cancer mortality’

Threats over Swedish lie detector research
Sweden

Threats over Swedish lie detector research

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Sweden

‘Heart cells undergo continual replacement’: Swedish study

Lund wins bid to host new particle accelerator
Sweden

Lund wins bid to host new particle accelerator

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Sweden

Repeat heart attack risk declines in Sweden: study

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Sweden

Broken bones heal faster with medicine: study

‘New gene can help against breast cancer’: Swedish research
Sweden

‘New gene can help against breast cancer’: Swedish research

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Sweden

Women’s refuges to gain from new research funds

Swedes discover British WWI sub in Baltic Sea
Sweden

Swedes discover British WWI sub in Baltic Sea

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Sweden

Swedes develop Huntington’s medicine

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Sweden

Swedish research finds new meningitis bacteria

Stockholm institute honours Michael J Fox
Sweden

Stockholm institute honours Michael J Fox

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Sweden

Swedish lab offers hope on genital herpes vaccine

‘Workplace pregnancy is contagious’: study
Sweden

‘Workplace pregnancy is contagious’: study

‘Tomatoes could help cancer fight’: study
Sweden

‘Tomatoes could help cancer fight’: study

New test reveals risks for pregnant women
Sweden

New test reveals risks for pregnant women

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Sweden

Vitamin pills can increase cancer risk: study

Fine line between genius and insanity: study
Sweden

Fine line between genius and insanity: study

Headache pills cause chronic headaches: study
Sweden

Headache pills cause chronic headaches: study

Choir singing can ease irritable bowels: study
Sweden

Choir singing can ease irritable bowels: study

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Sweden

Study: Low IQ linked to suicide risk

Boiled coffee cuts breast cancer risk: study
Sweden

Boiled coffee cuts breast cancer risk: study

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Sweden

Sick people far more likely to die in heatwaves

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Sweden

IVF children have higher cancer risk: study

Elite program for young researchers proposed
Sweden

Elite program for young researchers proposed

Synthetic corneas restore sight: Swedish study
Sweden

Synthetic corneas restore sight: Swedish study

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Sweden

Gothenburg scientist ‘manipulated results’

Swedish group to study horse whispering youth
Sweden

Swedish group to study horse whispering youth

Faulty transmitter behind bear death
Sweden

Faulty transmitter behind bear death

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Sweden

Swedish researchers in womb transplant success

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Sweden

Sweden looks to fight superbugs with ‘other people’s poop’

Swedish-led team ‘rewrites’ Amazon history
Sweden

Swedish-led team ‘rewrites’ Amazon history

Women who sunbathe live longer: study
Sweden

Women who sunbathe live longer: study

Nobel breakthroughs require sustained investment: UK minister
Sweden

Nobel breakthroughs require sustained investment: UK minister

Swedish breakthrough could slow Parkinson’s
Sweden

Swedish breakthrough could slow Parkinson’s

Swedish genes similar to Brits and Danes: study
Sweden

Swedish genes similar to Brits and Danes: study

Swedish scientists create three arm illusion
Sweden

Swedish scientists create three arm illusion

Swedish king exhumed to solve grave mystery
Sweden

Swedish king exhumed to solve grave mystery

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Sweden

Surgery better for tackling prostate cancer: Swedish study

Swedish team turns skin into nerve cells
Sweden

Swedish team turns skin into nerve cells

Researchers nearing Norovirus treatment in Sweden
Sweden

Researchers nearing Norovirus treatment in Sweden

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Sweden

Swedish researchers in ‘depression gene’ find

Swedish study links names to criminality
Sweden

Swedish study links names to criminality

Air pollution worse than smoking mother: study
Sweden

Air pollution worse than smoking mother: study

‘Fusilli’ radio waves open up wireless world: study
Sweden

‘Fusilli’ radio waves open up wireless world: study

Swedish research leads to ‘autism blood test’
Sweden

Swedish research leads to ‘autism blood test’

Swedish team finds eggs from birdlike dinosaurs
Sweden

Swedish team finds eggs from birdlike dinosaurs

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Sweden

Swedish study offers Alzheimer’s vaccine hope

Sweden looks to boost ‘cutting edge’ research
Sweden

Sweden looks to boost ‘cutting edge’ research

Sweden to give long-term boost to research
Sweden

Sweden to give long-term boost to research

Swedish research to be ‘peer-reviewed’ abroad
Sweden

Swedish research to be ‘peer-reviewed’ abroad

Stockholm – where the past and the future combine
Sweden

Stockholm – where the past and the future combine

ADHD meds can help cut crime: Swedish study
Sweden

ADHD meds can help cut crime: Swedish study

Wallenbergs give new life to Södertälje research
Sweden

Wallenbergs give new life to Södertälje research

Profit dip for Swedish drugmakers AstraZeneca
Sweden

Profit dip for Swedish drugmakers AstraZeneca

Swedish friction experts unravel curling mystery
Sweden

Swedish friction experts unravel curling mystery

Adult brain continues to produce cells: study
Sweden

Adult brain continues to produce cells: study

Sweden ‘second most reputable country’: study
Sweden

Sweden ‘second most reputable country’: study

Omega 3 heightens child allergy risk: study
Sweden

Omega 3 heightens child allergy risk: study

Spanish universities fail to make the grade
Spain

Spanish universities fail to make the grade

Milan gene research hope for childhood disease
Italy

Milan gene research hope for childhood disease

Financial crisis cripples Spain’s top med research
Spain

Financial crisis cripples Spain’s top med research

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France

General anaesthesia boosts dementia risks

Italy approves law on stem cell therapy
Italy

Italy approves law on stem cell therapy

Couples who share housework divorce more: study
Norway

Couples who share housework divorce more: study

‘Apewoman’ to leave Norway for Mexico burial
Norway

‘Apewoman’ to leave Norway for Mexico burial

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Switzerland

Swiss researchers link armadillos to leprosy

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Switzerland

Rocking hammocks aid sleep – Swiss study

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France

People with tattoos ‘more likely to be boozers’

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Norway

Researcher bemoans dearth of new names

Running rescues mice from diabetes: study
Norway

Running rescues mice from diabetes: study

German study shows ‘lower than expected’ risk of coronavirus transmission on planes
Germany

German study shows ‘lower than expected’ risk of coronavirus transmission on planes

Italian researcher creates a gelato that makes you better at sport
Italy

Italian researcher creates a gelato that makes you better at sport

Danish scientists turn to ancient crops to save planet
Denmark

Danish scientists turn to ancient crops to save planet

Swiss government plugs Horizon funding gap
Switzerland

Swiss government plugs Horizon funding gap

EU freezes research and student exchange funds
Switzerland

EU freezes research and student exchange funds

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Sweden

Study: apathetic refugee kids are not faking it

Diet research backed by US meat industry: report
Sweden

Diet research backed by US meat industry: report

School grades are linked to diet: study
Sweden

School grades are linked to diet: study

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Sweden

‘Make accused rapists prove consent’: experts

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Sweden

Full fat milk makes you thinner – Swedish study

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Sweden

Cabbage could protect against cancer