A new study has found that cells possess finger-like projections that are used to sense the external environment. These projections can detect the chemical environment and they can "feel" the through ultrasensitive sensors.
The Danish wing of Germany's anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement staged its first rallies on Monday, drawing several hundred people in the capital and in other cities although marchers were outnumbered by counter-demonstrators.
The Danish editor who triggered global protests by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed said Wednesday that French weekly Charlie Hebdo had "paid the highest price" for defending press freedom."Charlie Hebdo didn't shut up...
Tragic news today from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) as it announced on its website that two of its young skiers have died in an avalanche. The skiers died while skiing in the Austrian Alps on Monday.
In an interview with the U.K.'s biggest music magazine Jimmy Page said this week that he's not just about remastering old Led Zeppelin material, as he did in a project just completed. He is also, he said, still moving forward musically.
The radical actions of foreign opponents to the pilot whale hunt serve to trigger patriotic counter-actions in the Faroe Islands. The majority of Faroese critics of the drive hunts agree the behaviour of many foreign activists is counter-productive.
Denmark will lay claim to energy-rich but contested territory around the North Pole on Monday by submitting data to the UN which it says demonstrates the area is an extension of its continental shelf.
Russia stands accused of not taking care in international airspace around the Baltic Sea and Nordic Nations claim a Russian jet endangered a commercial flight Friday. The Russian defence minister has denied that is the case.
Greenland's ruling Siumut party narrowly won a snap election called after it became embroiled in a graft scandal, results showed on Saturday, but it faced tough negotiations to form the next government to lead the vast Arctic island.
A poll conducted by a newspaper in Denmark showed that almost three-quarters of Danes think that circumcision should be restricted or banned completely, and this prompted Denmark's parliament to debate the issue earlier today.
The National Hockey League named its three stars of the week on ending Nov. 23 on Monday and two of the players players aren't big stars. Jamie Benn is a star, okay, but not Jannik Hansen and Tomas Tatar.
Canucks rookie Bo Horvat got three assists Sunday, the first assists of his NHL career, as Vancouver beat the visiting Chicago Blackhawks, 4-1. The team's Great Dane, Danish forward Jannik Hansen, got a hat-trick, the trigger man for each Horvat assist.
A new trend that is now making people take long looks at their friend list and deleting those "extra" friends. With the encouragement of privacy and security, Today is National Unfriend Day. It reminds us all that cleaning your friend list is a good idea.