Electricity from the house wall
01/21/2021 · Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development
Roofs are not the only suitable places for installing photovoltaic modules to generate electricity from the sun’s rays. Facades could also play a much more significant role in Germany’s energy transition.
Website of the German Nagoya Protocol HuB goes online
01/19/2021 · Leibniz-Institute DSMZ–German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures
The GNP HUB project sees itself as a contact point and source of support for academic researchers in Germany. The information is aimed at both newcomers and experienced researchers.
Guinea baboons grunt with an accent
01/07/2021 · German Primate Center – Leibniz Institute for Primate Research
Scientists analyzed the sound structures of Guinea baboons to shed light on the evolution of vocal learning and were able to show a modification of their call in multi-level baboon society.
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.