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Same game, different eyes

24/04/2017 Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien

Research has shown that after a game fans have a distorted memory of it in favor of their own team. The perception processes are the same during the game - the fans' memories are biased towards their... more info

Hydrogels for a better treatment of chronic wounds

21/04/2017 | Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden

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A New Role for Autophagosomes in Neurodegeneration

11/04/2017 | Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie

Autophagosomes are small membrane vesicles in charge of waste disposal to promote recycling of its components. A new discovery shows autophagosomes in a completely new light and fuels hope for new... more info

Smelling the risk of infection

10/04/2017 | German Primate Center

Mandrill primates are able to smell an infected group member and consequently groom them less than healthy individuals. This behavior plays a crucial role in the co-evolution of host and parasite. more info

Virtual Reality meets Astrophysics

10/04/2017 Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam

A new Virtual Reality (VR) website invites visitors to experience the cosmos and to take virtual tours through astronomical observatories - offering 360 degree videos and panoramas. more info

The “Research Fab Microelectronics Germany” gets off the ground


To reinforce the position of Europe's semiconductor and electronics industry within global competition, eleven institutes within the Fraunhofer Group for Microelectronics have, together with two... more info

Guidance system for nerve cells

06/04/2017 | DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

In many tissues of the human body the spatial organization of cells plays an important role. Scientists developed an injectable gel, which provides a functional guidance system for cells. more info

Open letter to Viktor Orbán


The amendment to the Hungarian Law on Higher Education threatens the Central European University. Leibniz President Matthias Kleiner appeals to Prime Minister Orbán to reconsider. more info

Europe`s first cave fish

05/04/2017 | Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

A team of cave divers and researchers discovered Europe's first cave fish in Southern Germany. The findings show that adaptation to subterranean habitats can be fast - requiring only a few thousand... more info

Non-proliferation and Disarmament

05/04/2017 Peace Research Institute Frankfurt

A new online course covers all relevant aspects of the EU non-proliferation and disarmament agenda and is an open edu­cational resource for all inter­ested users world-wide. more info

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