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Global coal problem

09/02/2018 | Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

While less new coal-fired power plants are now being built in China and India, the planned expansion in the use of coal Turkey, Indonesia and Vietnam, will in part cancel out the reduction. The world... more info

Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships


Spend a year living in Germany, working at a Leibniz Institute — excellent post-docs from all over the world are eligible to apply as research fellows. more info

Core mechanism revealed in LED key material

25/01/2018 | Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung

International researchers have revealed the mechanism that limits the indium content in indium gallium nitride thin films — the key material for blue light emitting diodes (LED). more info

Fingerprints of stars

19/01/2018 Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam

Researchers present a new spectral atlas of the Sun, a total of 48 atlases of bright benchmark stars, and a detailed analysis of the chemical... more info

New fluorescent particles

15/01/2018 | Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

In order to be able to make pathological tissue visible, scientists are conducting research on new types of fluorescent particles. These can be decomposed with the help of immune system cells once... more info

Girls consider themselves less gifted

13/11/2017 | German Institute for Economic Research

Research shows that girls underestimate their math abilities in school. The results are especially relevant when it comes to the significant... more info

“We need to express the importance of evidence”


Leibniz visits Smithsonian: Goal of the meeting was to discuss aim, scope and challenges of research museums and to explore possible cooperation. more info

Lessons for the future from waves in the past

03/11/2017 | Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research

Giant boulders were washed onto a cliff in the Bahamas many years ago. Were the rocks transported by ancient “super storms”?  more info

Film gems from the field of ethnology

16/10/2017 | German National Library of Science and Technology

Easier access for science: Almost 2000 ethnological films of historical value will soon be available online. more info

Coal almost turned our planet into a snowball

16/10/2017 Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung

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. more info

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