Colorectal cancer and lifestyle
02/04/2021 · Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers and increasing in younger individuals. The new LifeCRCscore provides a simple method to estimate their 10-year risk of developing colorectal cancer.
Microscopic enemies in the crosshairs
02/03/2021 · Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology
Two bacterial species cooperate chemically with each other to fight off amoebae that generally consume them. They can provide impulses for the development of new drugs such as antibiotics.
From coelacanths to humans
02/03/2021 · Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich
Bitter receptors are a relatively recent invention of nature. What 400 million years of evolutionary history reveal about the function of both fish and human bitter receptors shows a recent study.
Diabetes: New evidence underlines the role of obesity
01/27/2021 · German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke
Weight loss is considered to be an integral part of the therapy for type 2 diabetes. New data from a large-scale observational study support the current recommendations of physicians.
Cultural heritage as a factor for quality of life
01/27/2021 · Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
With their historical centres, many towns and small cities in Germany and Europe have a unique quality of life. A list of relevant indicators ensures that this is more easily recognized.
White turns into (extreme-)ultraviolet
01/26/2021 · Max-Born-Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy
Researchers have developed a new method to modify the spectral width of extreme-ultraviolet (XUV) light. Its generation is interesting for applications such as electron spectroscopy.