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Austerity policy counterproductive

22/02/2017 | The German Institute for Economic Research

Drastic savings measures in Spain, Portugal and Italy neutralized the effects of structural reform. The countries affected relapsed into recession without having improved their financial picture.  more info

Harvests in the US suffer from climate change

14/02/2017 Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Some of the most important crops risk substantial damage from rising temperatures. Increased irrigation can help to reduce the negative effects of global warming on crops - but only in specific... more info

Little Impact on Aggressive Tax Planning

14/02/2017 | Centre for European Economic Research

The aggressive tax planning efforts of companies such as Google or Apple are aimed at effectively reducing corporate tax burdens. A recent study... more info

Epigenetic Changes Promote Development of Fatty Liver

10/01/2017 | German Institute of Human Nutrition

Mice with a strong tendency to obesity already exhibit epigenetic changes at six weeks of age. This favors the development of a fatty liver. Changes in DNA methylation are also detectable in humans... more info

Gases important for cloud formation

07/12/2016 | Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research

Particles from gases play an important role in the formation of clouds. Now an additional reaction pathway could be proved and explains why these gases are formed during the daytime under sunlight. more info

Back to the Start

07/12/2016 | Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute

Leibniz-Researchers show that the re-activation of embryonic genes after muscle injury in old age impairs the functionality of muscle stem cells — instead of improving it.  more info

Lack of equal rights

07/12/2016 | The German Institute for Economic Research Berlin

DIW Berlin examined the causes for the gender gap in financial literacy in several countries. Cultural factors play a key role in addition to income, education, and experience.  more info

Impact of sea smell overestimated

04/11/2016 | Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research

The formation of sulfur dioxide from the oxidation of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) and, thus, of cooling clouds over the oceans seems to be overvalued in current climate models.  more info

High-Protein Diets Reduce Liver Fat

03/11/2016 | German Institute of Human Nutrition

According to a new nutritional study on individuals with type 2 diabetes, high-protein diets reduced liver fat by up to 48 percent within six weeks.  more info

New approach to HIV treatment

14/10/2016 German Primate Center

A cure for the deadly virus infection HIV has not yet been found. Scientists have now developed a new treatment strategy against the HIV-related Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV).     more info

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