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Use of my animation about ground water pollution

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Last year, I made an animation about ground water pollution and its impact on human health – for Torben Sigsgaard at Aarhus University. Read his tweet about it here: pic.twitter.com/csqdxW6fUi — Torben Sigsgaard (@TorbenSigsgaard) January 12, 2022 The animation can also be found here: https://publichealth.uic.edu/news-stories/global-health-research-connects-nitrate-in-drinking-water-with-birth-defects/

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Mentorprogram by Women in Tech

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Last year, I was so lucky to get into the mentorship promgram by Women in Tech in Denmark. My skilled mentor was Signe Hjort Hansen. Read the LinkedIn post from Women in Tech about it here: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/women-in-tech-dk_womentor-mentorprogram-womenintechdk-activity-6879404993456214016-di66

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Happy New Year 2022

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It’s the end of 2021 – and the beginning of 2022. I hope for a great year – hopefully without too much COVID-19 and with new and better solutions for great challenges like the climate changes. With this image of a crack in the ice (on the lake close to my Swedish summerhouse) that really […]

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Marie Hammer – a brilliant, Danish Zoologist!

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Another* forgotten and overlooked, brilliant female scientist from the 20th Century: Marie Hammer (1907-2002) was a Danish zoologist, who – by her extensive collections and studies of microscopic tics named Oribatides and Collemboles – finally confirmed the theory of continental drift, formulated by Alfred Wegner in the early 20th century . The theory of continental […]

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COVID-19 vaccines

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In many countries – at least in Europe and North America – a large proportion of the population has been vaccinated against COVID-19. In Denmark, the vaccines that have been used are the ones from BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca (the latter has however been discontinued). The two first ones use mRNA-based technology – the last […]

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CRISPR-Cas9 / Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

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At October 7th, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize in chemistry 2020 was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system for precise genome editing. Read the press release here. I have made a short, animated explainer about what CRISPR/Cas9 is, watch it here. […]

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Elephants and cyanobacteria

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This summer, the summer of 2020, scary pictures of hundreds of dead elephants in the Okavango-delta in Botswana could be seen. For a long time, it was a mystery what had caused their death. A disease? Or had someone poisoned them? Last week, the answer came. The elephants’ drinking water was contaminated with cyanotoxins produced […]

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Coronavirus therapeutic strategies

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The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 / nCov-2019) still holds the World in its grip and the pandemic is far from over. In addition to strategies that try to contain or to eliminate the disease, it is also important to develop treatment options for severely diseased people. The coronaviruses have an Achilles heel – it is the […]

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2D-animation about RNA-vaccines

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There is currently an international race on the development of a vaccine against COVID-19 / SARS-CoV-2. One of the approaches is to use RNA-vaccines for this instead of traditional vaccines. But what is actually the difference between traditional vaccines and RNA-vaccines? I have tried to explain that in this short 2D-animation. I am not so […]

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Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology animation about vaccination

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A while ago, I helped the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology, ASI (an NGO working to encourage and support the discipline of immunology) with this animation about how a vaccine works. Watch it here or on the ASI homepage, where it has recently been added to: https://www.immunology.org.au/community/immunology-concepts/ https://movingscience.dk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/ASI-PUBLIC-RESOURCES-The-Science-of-Immunisation.mp4