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11.09.2019 · German Primate Center - Leibniz Institute for Primate Research
The brain’s specialized color and motion circuits use different frequencies to broadcast their output to areas that combine the various visual feature components into a unified percept.
11.09.2019 · Museum für Naturkunde
Since lizards are cold-blooded animals, they depend on warmth and solar radiation to attain the temperatures they like. Will they benefit from global warming?
11.09.2019 · Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology
A new eye scan provides detailed information on the condition of the retinal tissue and thus detects eye diseases sooner.
04.09.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam
For the first time, reseachers detected the chemical element potassium at high resolution in the atmosphere of an exoplanet.
Single event or epidemic?
02.09.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
A study shows how mating behaviour and movement patterns influence the dynamics of animal diseases.
26.08.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
A team of veterinarians successfully harvested eggs from the last northern white rhinos in an attempt to save them from extinction.
16.08.2019 · German Primate Center – Leibniz Institute for Primate Research
Behavioral scientists have observed that the more similar male Assamese macaques are in their personality, the stronger their social bonds.
14.08.2019 · Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie
A research team has now identified the molecular components of a previously unknown ion channel. It may play a role in the development of heart attacks.
09.08.2019 · Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
From 1970 to 2012, global populations of freshwater megafauna declined by 88 percent – twice the loss of vertebrate populations on land or in the ocean.
09.08.2019 · Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie
A new process for cancer treatment transforms proteins and antibodies into stable, highly functional drug transporters, with which tumor cells can be detected and killed.
06.08.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Might bacteria rid the oceans of microplastics? A comprehensive review study bursts all hope.
New director at the DWI
05.08.2019 · DWI – Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials
Prof. Stefan Hecht is the new Scientific Director of the DWI – Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials.
02.08.2019 · WZB Berlin Social Science Center
When mothers and fathers work long hours, their preschool children are more likely to become overweight or obese.
31.07.2019 · Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research
Wastewater management is a major problem in rapidly developing nature tourism communities along tropical coasts. A new project aims to develop sustainable solutions.
Better quality control
31.07.2019 · Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich
A new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odorants and tastants could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food in the future.
30.07.2019 · Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute
Starvation has a positive impact on stem cells in Planarians. Researchers now succeeded in decoding the underlying molecular mechanisms.
29.07.2019 · German Primate Center – Leibniz Institute for Primate Research
If tropical rainforests are destroyed, they will recover very slowly, if at all. A long-term study now reveals the role monkeys play in the regeneration of these important ecosystems.
Animals at risk
24.07.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
Birds are not adapting fast enough to keep up with rapid climate change.
22.07.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology
Recycling of organic waste and unparalleled breeding efficiency: the black soldier fly and its protein-rich larvae could be used for animal feed.
22.07.2019 · Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
Cheetahs in zoos often do not reproduce in the desired manner. Researchers have now found a key to the issue: the age of the mothers at the first pregnancy.
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