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Sharp images with flexible fibers

13/06/2018 | Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technology

Endoscopes allow to see into a patient’s body but their large diameter hampers their application in sensitive body regions. Researchers have discovered a new way to transfer image information through... more info

New antibiotic against tuberculosis

07/06/2018 | Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology

A new active compound for tuberculosis is now entering clinical trail. The newly developed test substance is also effective against multi-resistant pathogens that are making treatment increasingly... more info

Women and the risks of cardiovascular disease

13/06/2018 | German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke

Women with obesity are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Moreover, women of normal weight are at risk of heart attack or stroke if they suffer from a metabolic disease such as diabetes. more info

Investigation of the atmosphere

06/06/2018 | Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research

Unmanned mini-airplanes can contribute significantly to the investigation of the causes of Arctic climate change: They provide new insights into ground-level air layers that are not monitored by... more info

Resistance against works councils

31/05/2018 | Halle Institute for Economic Research

Studies have shown that works councils have a positive impact on productivity and profits. Despite this, employers are sometimes resistant to the idea of staff involvement in company decision-making. more info

Gene switch for healthy aging found

31/05/2018 | Leibniz Institute on Aging – Fritz Lipmann Institute

A calorie-restricted diet is known to alleviate frailty and age related-diseases. Researchers now demonstrate in a mouse model that a gene regulator is involved in the aging process. more info

Electrons in a dual state

26/04/2018 | Max Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy

Researchers managed to control the shape of laser pulses to place an electron in a dual state by keeping it both free and bound to its nucleus.  more info

Lavish blue-green algae

26/04/2018 | Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research

Blue-green algae produce an excess of amino acids at a late stage of their bloom. This leads to a surprising food supply for marine microorganisms and thus for the entire food web in nutrient-poor... more info

Smart Taxing

23/03/2018 | Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

A policy package of bequest taxes and land value taxes could be the optimal solution to reduce wealth inequality and rising land prices. more info

Responsibility as a burden

28/03/2018 | Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien

People in high-power positions experience more stress if they are aware of their responsibility than if they recognize the freedom their position provides. more info

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