On these pages you will find a selection of research news from the Leibniz Institutes.
  1. 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 regions.

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  2. 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 carried out that current combatting strategies are not effective enough.

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  3. Global threat to primates concerns us all
    20.01.2017 · German Primate Center - Leibniz Institute for Primate Research

    When primates become extinct, the living conditions for humans will soon deteriorate dramatically. Scientists demand immediate measures to protect primates.

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  4. 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 and suggest a similar causal...

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