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In the Media – University of Copenhagen

Copenhagen Plant Science Centre in the media

A selection of news stories featuring CPSC from various media:

Kan vi booste fotosyntesen?

Article by Poul Erik Jensen about boosting photosynthesis via biotechnological methods (in Danish).

June 2018

Hvordan overlever spirende planter den kolde sne?

Poul Erik Jensen answers a question from a reader about how plants survive in the cold (in Danish).

April 2018

Syntesebiologi og kombinationer

Article by Professor Poul Erik Jensen about synthetic biology and photosynthesis (in Danish).

March 2018

Big Bang fair

The Green Revolution teaching project was presented at a fair for natural science teachers in primary and seconday school (in Danish).

March 2017
TV2 Fyn

Fotosyntesen kan optimeres

Interview with Head of CPSC Poul Erik Jensen about the possibilities for researchers and breeders for optimising the photosynthetic process (in Danish).

January 2017



Årets bedste forskningsresultat er opdagelsen af den omvendte fotosyntese

Reverse Photosynthesis was selected as the best Danish research result of 2016 by the jornal Ingeniøren (in Danish).

December 2016

Head of CPSC in DR2 Dagen

Head of CPSC, Poul Erik Jensen, professor, explains new developments in photosynthesis research based on a groundbreaking study in top journal Science (in Danish).

24 November 2016
Danmarks Radio

Microalgae can produce costly medicine

Article based on an interview with CPSC postdoc Thiyagarajan Gnanasekaran on how energy from the photosynthesis in microalgae can be used to produce active ingredients in medicine in an easier and more cost-efficient manner (in Danish).

20 May 2016

The light sabre in the flask

Article on how a research group with affiliations to CPSC discovered how to reverse the photosynthesis process - from epiphany to having a groundbreaking study published (in Danish).

NB! Due to copyright this article is not available to read.

20 May 2016

Planternes univers på Bülowsvej

On the benefits and architecture of the forthcoming brand-new building which will accomodate Copenhagen Plant Science Centre from 2017 (in Danish).

12 April 2016
Frederiksberg Bladet

"Photosynthèse inverse": une découverte révolutionnaire pour l'industrie propre de demain

How the cutting-edge method to reverse photosynthesis, carried out by scientists with affiliations to CPSC, may revolutionize industry (in French).

7 April 2016
Science & Vie

Reverse photosynthesis

Professor Claus Felby explains the process of "reverse photosynthesis" in this article and video. (in Danish).

4 April 2016