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It appears that researchers have discovered how to measure the sensation of taste in the brain at a preconscious level. This could be the key to identifying the perfect taste of sweetness without calories. Camilla Rotvel is pictured here in the laboratory. She is using 128 electrodes mounted on the scalp to record the electrical activity patterns between the neurons when we taste and recognise something sweet. (Photo: Anders Trærup)

2014.09.18 | Public / media

EEG puts scientist right on track for the perfect taste of sweetness

In recent decades, the artificial sweetener industry has experienced a massive boom in global demand. However, it is difficult to produce a synthetic substance that only contains a few calories at the same time as authentic sweetness. Danish researchers are now using alternative methods to create the perfect sugar substitute.

2014.09.17 | Ceremony / opening

A festive day at Navitas

On Friday 5 September, the Navitas Building at the Port of Aarhus was officially opened. Mayor of Aarhus Jacob Bundsgaard, Regional Council Chairman Bent Hansen, Dean Niels Christian Nielsen and Chairman of the Navitas Owners’ Association Niels Christian Sidenius opened the building and made no secret of their joint visions for the city’s new…

Aarhus University’s education and research activities in building construction and mechanical engineering are now located at Navitas. (Lars Kruse)
A total of 2,700 students have just started using Navitas. (Lars Kruse)
Researchers, students, entrepreneurs and established companies all work under the same roof at Navitas. (Lars Kruse)
The iconic hexagonal building will be the city’s new centre for research, education and innovation, with a focus on energy technology in particular. (Lars Kruse)

2014.09.02 | Public / media, Department of Engineering, School of Engineering Aarhus University

Inauguration of Navitas

Today, Friday 5 September, the new Navitas Building at the Port of Aarhus will be officially opened by Aarhus University, INCUBA, the Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering and the Aarhus City Council.