The dawn of the Antarctic ice sheets

Earth Sciences

For the first time, the recovery of unique geological samples combined with sophisticated modelling provides surprising insights into when and where today's Antarctic ice sheet formed. In recent years global warming has left its mark on the Antarctic ice sheets. The "eternal" ice in Antarctica is melting faster than previously assumed, particularly in West Antarctica more than East Antarctica.

Health - Jul 15

New insights into molecular mechanisms of cholera infection

Health

Researchers investigate the strong interaction of cholera toxin with a key ganglioside on the surface of intestinal cells.

Chemistry - Jul 15

Producing Hydrogen and Fertilizer at The Same Time

Chemistry

This new concept could allow the needs of previously separate industries to be combined.

Health - Jul 15

Lifestyle changes support reduction in the risk of dementia

There are currently around 1.8 million people living with dementia in Germany. Due to increased life expectancy, the proportion will continue to grow: based on data from the Federal Statistical Office, experts expect up to two million cases in 2033.

AI in Lie Detection: Social Harmony at Risk?

Artificial intelligence can detect lies much better than humans. This also has an impact on social interaction, as a recently published study shows.

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