A policy package of bequest taxes and land value taxes could be the optimal solution to reduce wealth inequality and rising land prices.
People in high-power positions experience more stress if they are aware of their responsibility than if they recognize the freedom their position provides.
Air pollution is a risk factor for cognitive impairment in elderly people. But where does this effect come from - is there a direct relation or is it mediated by lung function?
The research aeroplane Polar 5 departs for Greenland where a team of researchers will spend four weeks studying the consequences of wildfires and carbon particles in the Arctic.
Constant checking of status messages is often associated with stress, envy and reduced wellbeing. Research on social networks has shown that Social Media help us get useful information and...
The mass use of antibiotics causes drug-resistances. A new rapid test helps with administering the available antibiotic which is still effective in a concrete case.
The visual system optimally maintains attention on relevant objects even as eye movements are made. This poses a challenge for the brain.
Getting CO2 out of the air and storing it safely is a rather hot topic. A new assessment shows: Weathering of rocks can help to reduce the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
According to research, socio-economic prospects in Germany are being transmitted across multiple generations. Your great-grandparents’ status still predicts your status today.
A team of physicists has now developed a new method for precisely characterising short, rotating pulses of light. These can reveal a great deal about the inner structure of materials.