How cities urbanise water sources
07/25/2022 · Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
Bacterial communities in urban waterbodies are distinctly different from those of rural lakes in surrounding regions. The process can drastically favour specific bacteria over others and change the makeup of the microbiome.
Triple crisis for Africa's biodiversity
07/11/2022 · Senckenberg Society for Nature Research - Leibniz Institution for Biodiversity and Earth System Research
The impacts of climate change, population growth, and land-use change threaten Africa's biodiversity. Almost all protected areas are affected by at least one of these factors.
06/23/2022 · Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans Knöll Institute
The yeast Candida albicans can be life-threatening especially for immunocompromised people. Researchers have now found that human intestinal cells play an important role in fighting fungal infections.
More unique with age
06/21/2022 · German Primate Center – Leibniz Institute for Primate Research
The intestinal flora changes with old age. Until now, it has been assumed that our modern lifestyle causes these changes. However, according to new findings it is likely that the underlying process has evolved.
Satisfaction after system change
06/07/2022 · ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research
The democratisation of the GDR has had different effects on opponents and supporters of the GDR’s political regime. Former opponents are significantly happier with the new democratic system than they were before.
05/09/2022 · Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science
Recent discoveries highlighted that the fur of various mammal species glows in shades of pink and red when exposed to ultraviolet light. Researchers identified the molecule porphyrin as the source of this property.
Global trade, not self-sufficiency
04/27/2022 · Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sent prices soaring for agricultural commodities. Open and competitive global trade is needed to overcome trade disruptions and create supply structures.