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The electronic tags, easily fitted on the back of a porpoise by suction cups, fall off after approx. 20-40 hours of use. (Photo: Lis Bach, AU) (Foto: Lis Bach, AU)
Signe Sveegaard and Siri Elmegaard from the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, fit electronic tags on a porpoise caught in a pound net. (Photo: Lis Bach, AU)

2018.02.21 | Public / media

Noise from ships scares porpoises

A new study shows, for the first time, that porpoises flee from and stop feeding when disturbed by heavy ship noise.

New European network on DNA-based nanorobotics coordinated by Aarhus University. (Illustration: Ebbe Sloth Andersen)

2018.02.15 | Public / media, Staff

New European network on DNA-based nanorobotics coordinated by Aarhus University

Marie Skłodowska-Curie program has funded new consortium, headed by professor Kurt Gothelf at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, with 4 million euro. Through the training of 15 PhD students the aim is to pave the way for the creation of DNA-based robots.

2018.02.06 | Public / media, Staff

New Nordic Consortium for CO2 conversion

iNANO and Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University are participating in a new Nordic research hub that will focus on developing new materials and technologies for conversion of CO2. The hub has been granted 6,9 million EUR.