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Executive Board decides to adopt measures against Leibniz director

15/06/2017

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

Micro delivery service for fertilizers

29/05/2017 DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

Plants can absorb nutrients through their leaves, but foliar fertilization over an extended period is difficult. German researchers have now introduced an efficient delivery system for micronutrients... more info

Planting trees cannot replace cutting CO2 emissions

18/05/2017 | Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Growing plants and then storing the CO2 they have taken up from the atmosphere is no viable option to counteract unmitigated emissions from fossil fuel burning, a new study shows. more info

Peeking Through the Cloud’s Dusty Veil

18/05/2017 Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam

The biggest infrared image ever taken of the Small Magellanic Cloud: With VISTA, astronomers have been able to see the myriad of stars in this neighbouring galaxy much more clearly than ever before.  more info

Picky fruit-eating birds are more flexible

11/05/2017 | Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung

Birds that are specialized on particular fruit types are the most flexible in switching to different fruit types in other seasons — good news in view of the global climate change. more info

Policy Proposals to G20

11/05/2017 | The Kiel Institute for the Word Economy Kiel

Leading think tanks have been grappling with key policy issues facing the 20 largest industrialized and emerging economies and are now presenting their recommendations to the G20 on an internet... more info

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