Costs of Sanctions

Economics - Jun 20

What effect do economic sanctions have on the countries affected, such as Russia or Iran? Economists from Würzburg, Kiel, Berlin and Bielefeld have analysed these questions. Economic sanctions can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, they usually reduce gross domestic product and thus prosperity in the affected countries, as intended.

Life Sciences - Jun 20

How cells boost gene expression

Research team at Göttingen University discovers important function of antisense non-coding RNA. The function of non-coding RNA in the cell has long been a mystery to researchers.

Environment - Jun 19

Which herb has grown against climate changes


Botanical gardens are found all'over the world and are home to plants from all'over the world.

Environment - Jun 20

Shift of clouds from day to night increases global warming


In a warming climate, cloud patterns change in such a way that they exacerbate global warming.

Health - Jun 19

Pupil dilation decreases with age


Our eyesight declines with age: Poor lighting or strong contrasts between light and dark can limit the ability of older people to react in everyday

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