2010

 

  • Bacteria research elected number 19 among the "Top 100 Stories of 2010" by the scientific magazine Discover. Read more here (21.12.10).
  • Lars Peter Nielsen, Nils Risgaard-Petersen and their research group are honoured for their ground-breaking research showing that bacteria collaborate across long distances using electrical networks. Read the mention (Danish only) on science.au.dk (December 3, 2010).
  • Bo Barker Jørgensen participates in the TV program "Nano-spezial" on the German channel 3sat. Watch the program here (October 31, 2010).
  • Britta Gribsholt is now joining the IODP Expedition 329 in the South Pacific. Read the press release and follow her blog on www.videnskab.dk (October 12, 2010). Press coverage: Århus Stiftstidende (October 19) and P4 Østjylland (Radio interview with Bo Barker Jørgensen, October 12, 2010).
  • Beth Orcutt has participated in the installing of two CORK laboratories in the seafloor off the west coast of Canada. Read the press release and find links to videos on science.au.dk (September 13, 2010). Press coverage: TV2 Østjylland web-news (September 13) and Århus Stiftstidende (September 21).
  • Bo Barker Jørgensen is awarded The Jim Tiedje Award 2010 at ISME in Seattle. Read the news article at science.au.dk here (August 24, 2010).
  • Beth Orcutt leads an interactive project that helps school kids to discover the wonders of microbes. Follow the project "Adopt a microbe". (July 8, 2010). Read the mention at science.au.dk.
  • Britta Gribsholt and Beth Orcutt participate in two IODP research cruises (June 1, 2010).
  • Lars Peter Nielsen and Nils Risgaard-Petersen in the Danish P1 radio program Videnskabens Verden (April 4, 2010).
  • Bo Barker Jørgensen is interviewed in the Danish radio program ”Natursyn” (March 14, 2010).
  • Nils Risgaard-Petersen in collaboration with a research group at the Department of Biological Sciences publishes stunning discoveries in Nature: Bacteria interact over long distance through electrical networks (February 25, 2010)
  • Nils Risgaard-Petersen participates in break-through research on unicellular animals that respire with nitrat (January 4, 2010).