Research shows that girls underestimate their math abilities in school. The results are especially relevant when it comes to the significant...
Leibniz visits Smithsonian: Goal of the meeting was to discuss aim, scope and challenges of research museums and to explore possible cooperation.
Giant boulders were washed onto a cliff in the Bahamas many years ago. Were the rocks transported by ancient “super storms”?
Easier access for science: Almost 2000 ethnological films of historical value will soon be available online.
While burning coal today causes Earth to overheat, about 300 million years ago the formation of that same coal brought our planet close to global glaciation.
Researchers showed that traffic-related airborne pollutants accelerate the formation of amyloid plaques and enhance motor function impairment in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.
During the financial crisis, billions were spent to rescue banks. Besides the size of the banks, the centrality within the global financial network was also pivotal for financial institutions to...
Laser pulses have been used in a few laboratories worldwide to study light-induced dynamics in atoms and molecules. Now a powerful laser system enables an entirely new class of experiments.
Scientists have managed to introduce nano antibodies into living cells. The "nanobodies" open up a new door to treatments for diseases that have so far been untreatable.
Climate change could turn one of Africa's driest regions into a very wet one. Scientists find evidence in computer simulations for a possible abrupt change to heavy seasonal rainfall in the Sahel.