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2018.02.21 |

AIAS Fellow Tomasz K. Wojdacz behind MethylDetect ApS company – an Aarhus University spin-out

From research to commercialization? AIAS Fellow Tomasz K. Wojdacz and collaborator Lise Lotte Hansen from the Dept. of Biomedicine have taken their research into another level by making cancer detection tests based on the technology they developed available for everyday use in research laboratories. They do not stop there, but now aim to introduce…

Photo: The animal-borne acoustic tag is mounted on top of the animal with suction discs, and will fall off after approx. 20-40 hours of use. Lis Bach, Aarhus University.

2018.02.20 |

Vessel noise disrupt foraging in wild harbour porpoises

A new study by AIAS Fellow Prof. Peter Teglberg Madsen and co-authors shows for the first time that harbour porpoises will flee and stop searching for food when exposed to high levels of shipping noise.

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2018.02.06 |

Genes affect human personality, but only in more demanding climates

The surprising findings are the result of a new joint publication entitled ‘Dopamine genes are linked to Extraversion and Neuroticism personality traits, but only in demanding climates’ by AIAS Former Fellows Machteld N. Verzijden (Bioscience) and Ronald Fischer (Psychology) and co-author Anna Lee.