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According to one of the researchers, Sune Lehmann, the algorithm can be used predict health outcomes such as fertility or obesity, who will or will not get cancer, and even whether one is going to make a lot of money.
WORLD / Science & Health
Mar 22, 2024
How long you got? Danish AI algorithm aims to predict life, and death
It analyses variables such as birth, education, social benefits or even work schedules to predict a wide range of health or social "life events."
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark waves to onlookers on Sept. 1, 2023. Europe's longest-serving monarch said on Sunday that she would abdicate on Jan. 14 and pass the baton to her son Crown Prince Frederik.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 2, 2024
From Edward VIII to Emperor Akihito: Famous abdications
From love to failing health, people have relinquished the throne for a variety of reasons.
A study using a late 20th century baseline determined that glaciers in south Greenland shrank in length by 18% on average, while glaciers in other parts of Greenland retreated by up to 10%.
ENVIRONMENT / Climate change
Nov 17, 2023
Greenland’s glaciers are shrinking at ‘unprecedented’ rate as Earth warms
Over 1,000 peripheral glaciers and ice caps are disappearing twice as fast as they did during the 20th century.
Turbines at Orsted's offshore wind farm near Nysted, Denmark, in September
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 25, 2023
Japan and Denmark to tie up on floating offshore wind technology
The nascent floating offshore wind industry is poised for explosive growth in the coming decade as countries strive to cut carbon emissions.
Tourists leave Ittoqqortoormiit, Denmark, after visiting the village on Aug. 20.
Oct 4, 2023
Inuit hunters blame cruise ships as narwhal disappear
While some view Arctic tourism as a means to reinvigorate the community, others worry it could destroy the last surviving Inuit hunting societies.
Actor Sandra Yi Sencindiver says her international success illustrates how structural racism and discrimination are behind the myth of a white, homogenous Denmark shown on screen.
CULTURE / TV & Streaming
Aug 24, 2023
A call from Denmark for diversity in the arts
Actor Sandra Yi Sencindiver advocates for broader representation in media and challenges conceptions of what being Danish means and looks like.
A Dutch F-16 fighter jet. Although the jets will bring new capabilities to Ukraine's war effort, they also increase the complexity of managing a conflict where aviation has yet to take center stage in battles.
WORLD / Politics
Aug 23, 2023
F-16s: A victory and new challenge for war-torn Ukraine
Even though the jets bring new capabilities, they also increase the complexity of managing a conflict where aviation has yet to take center stage.
The Netherlands and Denmark have led a monthslong push to train Ukrainian pilots to fly F-16's and ultimately to deliver the jets to help them counter Russia's air superiority.
WORLD / Politics
Aug 21, 2023
Netherlands and Denmark pledge to give Ukraine F-16s next year
The pledge is the first real promise of F-16's for Ukraine's armed forces and comes days after the United States approved the possible delivery.
Australia's Sam Kerr (left) and head coach Tony Gustavsson celebrate after progressing to the quarterfinals of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Sydney on Monday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 8, 2023
Sam Kerr returns as Australia downs Denmark to reach quarters
Kerr, who has been absent with a calf injury, came on as a 78th-minute substitute to the biggest roar of the night from the crowd of 75,784.
Japan Times
Apr 26, 2023
Betting on bacteria to fix the cement industry’s emissions problem
Denmark’s concrete manufacturing giant IBF and U.S.-based startup Biomason are creating a new kind of cement mix that requires less energy to make.
Japan Times
Apr 12, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan suffers friendly defeat to Denmark
The team has a training camp and warmup games scheduled in Japan before heading to the FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Japan Times
Apr 10, 2023
Kristina Ganea: With sourdough, ‘the more you fail, the more you learn’
Smell something good wafting from a shop in Tokyo’s Hiroo neighborhood? That’s probably because Kristina Ganea has something delicious in the oven.
Japan Times
Mar 20, 2023
Gray area: The chilling past of the world's biggest brain collection
There are 9,479 of the organs, all removed from the corpses of mental health patients over the course of four decades until the 1980s.
Japan Times
Jan 30, 2023
Over 500 women in Japan used overseas sperm bank in 3½ years through October
Cryos International has sold sperm to single women, sexual minorities and women with infertile husbands in Japan since officially launching local consultation services in March 2019.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 10, 2023
Noma, rated the world’s best restaurant, is closing its doors
Is the end of Rene Redzepi's acclaimed restaurant the canary in fine dining's coal mine?
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 23, 2022
Saudi Arabia celebrates shock defeat of World Cup favorite Argentina
Copa America champion Argentina had come into Qatar on a 36-match unbeaten streak.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 15, 2022
Denmark's coach says team will 'focus on football' in Qatar
Last week FIFA denied the Danish request to be allowed wear jerseys bearing the message 'Human Rights for All' during training sessions in Qatar.
Japan Times
Nov 11, 2022
FIFA denies Denmark's request to wear shirts with human rights message during World Cup
The Danish Football Association (DBU) said on Thursday that FIFA had rejected Denmark's request to train at the World Cup in shirts with the words "human rights for all" on them.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Sep 29, 2022
Hummel to tone down Denmark's World Cup uniforms to protest Qatar's rights record
Denmark will wear kits at the World Cup that were designed by manufacturer Hummel as a protest against Qatar's human rights record ahead of the tournament, the sportswear company said Wednesday.
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2022
Major leaks in Russian gas pipelines caused by attacks, EU nations say
Seismologists in Denmark and Sweden said they had registered two powerful blasts on Monday in the vicinity of the leaks.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on