Dr Ciaran Lee is based at APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre in University College Cork. Photograph: Tomas Tyner

Scientists have used a DNA cutting technique to remove a gene responsible for sickle-cell disease (SCD) – a life-threatening blood genetic disorder. (...)

People train in a gym after lockdown restrictions were partially eased in Copenhagen on May 6th. Photograph: Philip Davali/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images

Denmark will reopen almost completely on Friday and will phase out use of its domestic coronavirus passport and even face masks over the summer as it (...)

AstraZeneca vaccines are stored and prepared  at a vaccine centre in  Copenhagen, Denmark. File photograph: Liselotte Sabroe/EPA

Everyone in Denmark who wishes to be vaccinated against Covid-19 will be offered the chance by June 27th, according to the Danish Health Authority. I(...)

An empty shopping centre  this week in Aarhus, Denmark, closed because of coronavirus restrictions. Phototograph: Mikkel Berg Pedersen/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images

Denmark, one of the star performers in Europe’s first wave of Covid-19, is having a chastening November and December. First came the botched cull of (...)

 Visitors look at the animals in their enclosures at the Blaavand Zoo, in southwest Jutland, Denmark. Zoos reopened in the country late last week. Photograph: John Randeris/EPA

Denmark was one of the first European countries to close down its public spaces to stem the spread of coronavirus, shutting its borders, schools and r(...)

Which Friend are  you?  Courteney Cox  as Monica, Matt LeBlanc as Joey, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe, David Schwimmer as Ross, Matthew Perry as Chandler, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel.  Photograph:   Bank via Getty

Despite the introduction of GDPR, the majority of websites have dark designs on your personal data. Whether it is outright failure to recognise your e(...)

GDPR: not many websites meeting minimal requirements

The GDPR was introduced in May 2018 and with it came consent management platforms (CMPs) designed to aid websites in conforming to the new regulation (...)

Wind regularly meets more than half of Denmark’s demand for power.

With its lively waterfront, tree-lined canal, and redbrick buildings topped by steep gunmetal-grey roofs, Aarhus looks like just another coastal city (...)

Thousands of Buddhists listen to Sitagu Sayadaw, one of Myanmar’s most revered Buddhist leaders, in Paleik in November 2017. Photograph: Minzayar Oo/The New York Times

The Buddhist abbot was sitting cross-legged in his monastery, fulminating against the evils of Islam, when the petrol bomb exploded within earshot. Bu(...)

Studies show that children of older mothers have better language skills and fewer behavioural, social and emotional problems. Photograph: iStock

The bulk of medical research on pregnancy and childbirth has emphasised the importance of an expectant mother’s physical health in terms of the likely(...)

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