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Paper straws are more dangerous than you think

Paper straws seem less harmful and more environmentally friendly than the now banned plastic straws. However, Öko-Test warns: Some paper straws contain harmful substances,...

Photo worth seeing: Corona pandemic

A global study conducted before and during the Corona period shows whether and how the behavior of wild animals has changed during the lockdowns......

Sea urchin mortality is spreading

Remains of dead sea urchins washed up on the beach of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. © Jean-Pascal Quod ...

Do you think a lot? Experts recommend “4-6 breathing” and other measures

If only I had, what if, and why am I like this? Too much, even pathological, brooding puts a strain on those affected, and...

Antinutrients in food: Should you reduce them?

Antinutrients may sound threatening and unhealthy. But they are found in foods that are actually good for your health, such as legumes and vegetables....

Our Moon

Radioactivity at an ancient volcano on Earth's satellite raises questions. And how did a huge granite formation form underground?... more The Artemis program for the...

Sober Curiosity: The new joy of being sober

In a society where alcohol is an integral part of life, Sober Curiosity advocates the opposite approach. Young people in particular are increasingly abstaining...

Photo worth seeing: Jewellery and art as a key to the past

The reconstruction of this richly decorated necklace from a Jordanian child's grave offers new insights into the social structures of the Neolithic period... more During...

Oat days: How healthy is this nutritional trend?

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

Calf cramps: causes and tips for relief

Calf cramps cause severe pain. The causes are often poor circulation or a mineral deficiency. Here you can find out how to relieve and...

The dormouse surprises biologists

The hazel dormouse is not a pure woodland dweller, as biologists have discovered. © JRG/ Adobe Stock ...

Menstrual cramps: These home remedies help

Menstrual cramps can be easily alleviated with home remedies. We'll show you how you can feel completely comfortable during your period. For many people with...

Walk backwards more often: These are the advantages

Running backwards is anything but a well-known training method - but according to one expert, that's not right. Due to numerous health benefits, more...

Home remedies for herpes: How to get rid of the annoying blisters faster

Herpes is an unpleasant problem, and you can support the healing process with various home remedies. We present you six natural remedies for herpes. Many...

The life of the Neanderthals

Researchers have found traces of an adhesive mixture of bitumen and ocher on stone tools that are more than 40,000 years old and were...

Photo worth seeing: Body lice as effective plague vectors

Body lice (Pediculus humanus humanus) are parasites that feed on human blood....

How well do herpes remedies really help? Gels, creams and patches at Stiftung Warentest

“Not again”: That’s the first thought when your lip tingles and the annoying blisters appear. Herpes remedies promise quick healing. Stiftung Warentest...

Why you should avoid paper straws

Paper straws are the new normal. They are intended to replace environmentally harmful plastic drinking straws. However, Öko-Test warns: Some paper drinking...

On the hunt for exoplanets

The James Webb Space Telescope has provided clues to the cause of the extremely bloated atmosphere of a Neptune-like exoplanet... more The Webb Telescope has...

Private vs. statutory health insurance: an overview

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

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