Platform for a sustainable textile industry
05/25/2023 · DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials
Clothing, shoes, furniture - the consumption of textiles is continuously increasing in the EU. In a new project, researchers are working to overcome the obstacles to a sustainable and environmentally friendly textile industry.
Human Immune Cells React to Non-Nutritive Sweeteners
05/23/2023 · Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich
Diet drinks often contain a mix of sweeteners that also enter the bloodstream after consumption. A new pilot study shows evidence that they could also influence the human immune system.
Electronic noses detect crop diseases
05/11/2023 · Leibniz Institute for High Performance Microelectronics
If plant diseases are detected before the first visual symptoms appear, plant protection products can be significantly reduced. In the future, so-called electronic noses are to help in this process.
How genes, brain characteristics and intelligence are connected
05/10/2023 · Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors
Genes influence different structures and the function of the brain. These in turn explain differences in behaviour. Analysing all three aspects at once is a challenge – but has now been achieved.