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Private vs. statutory health insurance: an overview

Good health insurance is important for health protection. © Roberto Sorin, unsplash.com In...

Photo worth seeing: Why some caterpillars like poisonous milk

At the University of Hohenheim, researchers are using the monarch butterfly as...

Where does the solar magnetic field originate?

What drives the solar dynamo and thus the magnetic fields and sunspot activity on the sun? © NASA/Goddard, SDO ...

Mental Health: How cycling can affect your mental health

Cycling not only keeps you physically fit, it is also good for our mental health - in many different areas, as studies show. We...

Optimism: Positive thinking for greater well-being

Optimism has a positive effect on health and psyche. However, if this positive attitude towards life does not come from a deep conviction,...

The moons of our solar system

Pesticides are used worldwide to protect crops from weeds, insects and fungi. But glyphosate in particular has come under criticism. While some...

Dangerous tick bite: These are signs of Lyme disease and TBE

If you are bitten by an infected tick, there is a risk that you will become infected with tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) or Lyme disease...

Green coffee: preparation, taste and effects of the drink

Green coffee is touted by many manufacturers as a miracle cure for weight loss. We'll tell you here whether that's true, what it...

Stinging nettle touched? This helps with burning skin

Stinging nettles irritate the skin and cause an unpleasant rash. If you act quickly, you can counteract the burning and itching with simple...

VR view of the ruins of Uruk

View of the digital twin of Uruk city center. © Max Haibt/ DAI Orient Department ...

Brain freeze: Why you get a cold headache and how to protect yourself

So-called “brain freeze” can spoil the enjoyment of ice-cold drinks and ice cream on hot summer days. You can find out here how...

Against forgetfulness: According to experts, this “food” is important for our brain

Forgetfulness is annoying – and sometimes scares us. But if we understand how memory works, we can train it. An expert explains what is...

Behavioral research – animal skills

Carrying offspring is even more energetically expensive than previously assumed, a study shows. Mammals, especially humans, have the highest costs... more Beavers and otters...

Photo worth seeing: Living with Parkinson’s

A new drug may reduce movement disorders in Parkinson's disease, a clinical trial suggests. But it doesn't help with all types of Parkinson's......

St. John’s wort for mental balance: Caution is advised when the sun is shining

St. John's wort is considered to have a mood-enhancing and psychologically balancing effect. It is available in the form of capsules without a...

Sunglasses: Experts warn against glasses that are too dark

Not only the skin needs good protection from the sun, but also our eyes. But sunglasses with particularly heavily tinted lenses are usually...

Future ideas for sustainable resources

The energy sector in Germany has changed significantly since the last three nuclear power plants were shut down a year ago... more A survey shows...

Nutrition – You are what you eat

A conscious and balanced diet makes an important contribution to physical health and well-being. A keyword that is mentioned again and again in...

Climate change – yesterday, today, tomorrow

Climate change will heat up summers in Europe more intensely than winters, according to a study of mussel shells from a past warm period......

Photo worth seeing: Nobel Prizes

The 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to three researchers who developed quantum dot technology. These nanoparticles are found in QLEDs, among other...

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