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Networked and protected

16/08/2017 | Halle Institute for Economic Research

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... more info

A powerful laser

20/07/2017 | Max-Born-Institute

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. more info

Introducing antibodies into cells

20/07/2017 | Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

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. more info

From dry to wet

10/07/2017 | Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

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. more info

A hidden water resource

10/07/2017 | Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research

Fresh water springs in oceans are widespread, but easy to overlook. Science hasn’t as yet given them much thought. For many people living on the... more info

Executive Board decides to adopt measures against Leibniz director


Scientific misconduct: False representation of data, insufficient documentation of data and breach of duty of supervision more info

What makes a movement feel strenuous?

07/06/2017 German Primate Center

The physical effort associated with executing an action hences a decision factor. Understanding how we estimate movement effort is thus necessary to understand how we take decisions. more info

New therapeutic attack point

08/06/2017 | Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

As the cell's molecular control center, the mTor kinase regulates cellular metabolism, growth and division. Scientists succeeded in locating a crucial off-switch for the central cell control. more info

Turmoil in sluggish electrons' existence

08/06/2017 | Max-Born-Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroskopy

An international team of physicists has monitored the scattering behavior of electrons in a non-conducting material in real-time. Their insights could be beneficial for radiotherapy. more info

More flexible Solidarity

31/05/2017 | Institute for the World Economy

How can the responsibility for refugees be distributed more fairly — globally and within the EU? The MEDAM team launched its first annual assessment report addressing current challenges. more info

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