Earth & Climate

Photo worth seeing: The world of language

Dogs can understand words for certain objects in a way similar to human language comprehension, a study suggests... more Using video recordings of a small...

Photo worth seeing: Batteries of the future

It can also be done without lithium: sodium-ion batteries could make energy...

Photo worth seeing: Fault-tolerant quantum computing

They could enable super-fast computing, but quantum computers are very susceptible to...

Photo worth seeing: A “SpaceHopper” for asteroid research

Researchers have tested the functions of a robot that is currently being...

Photo worth seeing: Mechanobiology: Cellular forces in sight

How Do forces arise in tissues and how do they react to...

Photo worth seeing: How Bronze Age hatchets were made

Through experimental archeology, researchers have provided new insights into the previously unclear...

Photo worth seeing: Loss of a cultural landscape

Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Proulx has presented a poetically engaging non-fiction book...

Photo worth seeing: Dinosaurs – giants of prehistoric times

A study sheds light on when dinosaurs might have developed the ability to regulate body temperature, which they passed on to birds... more An examination...

Photo worth seeing: New magnets for nuclear fusion

Researchers have made important progress in nuclear fusion. A new type...

Photo worth seeing: Technology imitates our sense of softness

Until now, it was difficult for technical sensors to sense the softness...

Photo worth seeing: Wildlife in the pandemic

From one day to the next - the lockdowns of the Covid-19...

Photo worth seeing: An embryonic disco ball

All life starts small. In the first few weeks of their...

Photo worth seeing: In the kingdom of the seahorses

These red and white, knobby dwarf seahorses (Hippocampus bargibanti) are visually one...

Photo worth seeing: Bats protect crops in agriculture

Infestation of crops by pests such as insects is an ongoing problem...

Photo worth seeing: New protection for cocoa trees

The beans of a cocoa plant produce the ever-popular chocolate. However,...

Photo worth seeing: A bacterial peptide against bacteria

Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial diseases such as pneumonia or meningitis....

Photo worth seeing: Stretchable sensors for personalized medicine

The term personalized medicine has been established for several years. This refers to individual diagnoses and forms of therapy tailored to the patient. Although...

Just follow your nose

Dogs' sensitive sense of smell provides their four-legged friends with a lot of information, whether when hunting or looking for a partner. PixieMe –...

Record keeping capacity among insects found

Left: A seal louse has a firm grip on a seal's hair. Right: Detailed view of the underwater parasite’s “carabiner hook”. ©...

How plants could become decorative lamps

This genetically modified petunia emits a continuous glow. The light is generated by genes isolated from bioluminescent fungi and introduced into the plant....

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