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Lone Gram fotograferet af Bax LIndhardt
09 OCT

Lone Gram accepted into 'The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters'

Professor Lone Gram is one of 15 outstanding scientists to become new members of The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. They enter into a yearlong tradition...

Bacteria and microorganisms
Newly discovered enzyme increases biomass value illustration
06 OCT

Newly discovered enzyme increases biomass value

With the discovery of a new enzyme, it may one day become possible to use the plants’ glue nutrient—lignin. The substance has applications in electronics, various...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Lone Gram og Mikkel Bentzon-Tilia ser på prøver
06 OCT

Entire bacterial community can provide us with new antimicrobial agents

Instead of isolating antimicrobial agent-producing bacteria in laboratories, development is taking a new turn: Now the bacteria must live together just as they do in nature...

Bacteria and microorganisms Cells Synthetic biology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
Timothy Jenkins og Bo Staermose
29 SEP

Young DTU researcher receives the research award 'Bright idea of the year'

Postdoc Timothy Jenkins is developing a new and innovative method for treating digoxin poisoning, earning him the Otto Mønsted Foundation's researcher prize, &lsquo...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
Alexander Kai Buell
21 SEP

2 M DKK to develop a revolutionary new methodology

Villum Experiment grant of 2 M DKK will give a better understanding of the fundamental physics behind an important biological process and its link to some severe diseases...

Physics Biotechnology and biochemistry
Bjarke Bak Christensen. Foto Mikal Schlosser
16 SEP

Danish strengths must be utilized in the green transition

Danish core competencies in bio- and food technology can lead to far better utilization of the earth's resources and can enable Denmark to become world supplier of novel...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture
Hvide køer i stalden
16 SEP

Cows on diet emit 40 per cent less methane

Feed changes can reduce methane formation from microorganisms in the cow’s paunch and reduce cows' emissions by 40 per cent without compromising milk yield.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution Food, fish and agriculture
Ædre dame close up af øje
15 SEP

New biotechnological method gives hope for treatment of AMD

Special substances extracted from seaweed using enzymes have been shown in laboratory tests to have a protective effect against the eye disease AMD.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Chromologics
04 SEP

DTU spinout raises DKK 14 M in seed financing

DTU spinout Chromologics, receives DKK 14 M to accelerate the development and approval of ChromoRed, a natural and sustainable red food coloring.

Food production Fermentation
Plastikaffald i havet
02 SEP

Engineered enzymes can turn plastic waste into carbon

New methods developed at DTU Bioengineering have the potential to convert plastic waste into a new source of carbon.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution
Ammende kvinde
03 JUL

New study sets the stage for the next generation milk formula

Researchers at DTU have shown for the first time that breast milk promotes a core group of health beneficial bacteria of the adult gut microbiota, setting the stage for...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Health-promoting compounds
Photo: Printed vegi salmon to the left held with chopstick and real salmon to the right.
30 JUN

Students will market 3D printed fish

Students from the EU-led research project Training4CRM and DTU have developed a technique for 3D printing fish such as salmon and tuna.

Food, fish and agriculture Fish and shellfish Food production Food technology CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaption Innovation and product development
Antibodies
30 JUN

New method facilitates the way to finding new antibodies

Associate Professor Andreas Laustsen has developed a new method to quickly detect new broad-spectrum antibodies against snake venom. The method can also be used to find...

Antibodies
30 JUN

Ny metode letter vejen til at finde nye antistoffer

Lektor Andreas Laustsen har udviklet en ny metode til hurtigt at opdage nye bredspektrede antistoffer mod slangegift. Metoden vil også kunne bruges til at finde nye...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Foto: Shutterstock
02 JUN

Enzymes convert CO2 into green chemicals

Scientists activate enzymes’ ability to absorb CO2 from the air and convert and store it as eco-friendly chemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Energy Bioenergy Energy storage
Kvinde retter på søns ansigtsmaske
24 APR

Researchers test if facemasks protect against COVID-19

DTU and Statens Serum Institut establish a diagnostics unit to analyze if facemasks protects against virus infections.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Viruses
Bjarke Bak Christensen
24 APR

Biotechnology plays a key role in the corona crisis

At DTU Bioenineering the Corona pandemic triggers considerable research activity and laboratories are part of the national emergency response.

Doctor testing patient for Covid-19
22 APR

DTU researchers produce enzymes needed for corona tests

In a very short amount of time, researchers at DTU have succeeded in producing enzymes that are used in corona tests.

Viruses Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Fermentation Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Influenzavirus A.
06 APR

Researchers want to detect dangerous influenza viruses

An international research team aim at finding biological markers for when the flu virus has the potential to jump from animals to humans.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Viruses Genes and genomes Enzymes and proteins
Professor Anders Wolff
25 MAR

Devices for rapid diagnosis of coronavirus under development

DTU and Statens Serum Institut are developing three new and rapid instruments for on-site diagnosis of coronavirus. Two of them are scheduled to be ready for emergency...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Nanoparticles

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