Drought of the century in the Middle Ages
01/06/2021 · Leibniz Institute for the History and Culture of Eastern Europe
The published study investigates the rapid climate change in the early 14th century and its effects on late medieval Europe. The findings also display similarities to the 2018 weather anomaly.
Light-emitting diodes to fight coronaviruses
01/04/2021 · Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik
Like bacteria and fungi, viruses can be inactivated by light. A project team is developing special UVC LEDs and is investigating parameters such as wavelengths, irradiation doses and virus habitats.
Dangerous plans to regulate the River Oder
12/17/2020 · Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
The River Oder is one of the last relatively near-natural large rivers in Europe. The plans to develop the river violate EU law and endanger not only the environment but also agriculture.
Recommendations for handling child influences
12/14/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut
Children are more and more active as influencers on social platforms. Researchers compiled a list for action on how parents should deal responsibly with pictures and videos of children on the Internet.
Chemistry in motion: Leibniz researcher receives Consolidator Grant
12/10/2020 · Max-Born-Institut für Nichtlineare Optik und Kurzzeitspektroskopie
Jochen Mikosch receives 2.0 million Euro over a funding period of 5 years to perform basic research on time-resolved structural dynamics of chemical reactions.
Protecting cheetahs and calves at the same time
12/09/2020 · Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
New insights into the wild cat's spatial behaviour suggest that moving the breeding herds with young calves out of the hotspots of cheetah activity might reduce livestock losses by more than 80 percent.