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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...

Sleep properly – Why the body needs rest

Sometimes research is at a dead end: all the hypotheses that could be formulated from the existing evidence about an unexplained problem have been...

Plastic problem

How do water striders manage to avoid being dragged down when raindrops hit the surface of the water? Researchers have now investigated this...

Photo worth seeing: What children do, think or say and why

Rheumatism is not just a disease of old age. Tens of thousands of children and young people are affected in Germany. Because...

The ray protector

Photo: Hansi Heckmair An underwater encounter turned Tim Noack into an activist. ...

A master plan for more biodiversity

“The continued extinction of species is like canceling our life insurance every...

Electrohypersensitivity: What is it actually?

Electrohypersensitivity describes a phenomenon in which those affected react to electromagnetic radiation with a number of symptoms. You can find out exactly how...

New electricity storage – the key to the energy transition

Conventional combustion engines will soon be obsolete because car traffic needs to become more climate-friendly. But what comes next?... more In 2011, Germany decided...

Attractive regions

Mighty table mountains, deep gorges, magnificent rock formations: an entire village in Saxon Switzerland has dedicated itself to biotourism. During the day the...

Mental Health: This is how cycling can help your psyche

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

Ötzi – The Iceman

A more precise analysis of the genetic makeup of the glacier mummy Ötzi provides new insights into the appearance and genetic origins of the...

Mustard for heartburn: This is how you use the home remedy

Using hot mustard against heartburn sounds contradictory at first. The oils contained in mustard are said to have a soothing effect on the...

Solid soap: germ killer or cleaner?

If you want to avoid plastic, you often use solid bars of soap instead of liquid soap from a soap dispenser. But is...

Oat days: can that be healthy?

Oats are healthy – that’s clear. Are the so-called oat days automatically the same? We explain the background of the nutritional trend. There...

Mental Health: How cycling helps the psyche

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

Brown sugar: is it healthier than white?

Many people consider brown sugar to be more natural and therefore healthier than white sugar - but is that actually true? We clarify...

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