Swedish and German researchers see opportunities for new therapies that improve the functioning of brain cells and counteract degeneration
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The German Max-Planck institute has designed the lightest mirror in the world that can be used for further developing quantum computers.
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Once a nerve cord is severed, for example after an accident, there is usually no cure. Only surgery can occasionally repair the damage. If at […]
The German Max-Planck Institute has developed a new technique for administering vaccines via the skin instead of injecting them into a muscle. The researchers state […]
The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 still remains a huge puzzle to scientists around the world. The only thing that is certain is that the pathogens reproduce […]
Since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, research has been underway around the world to find cures and vaccines for the COVID-19 infection caused by […]
The number of infections with the novel SARS-Co-Virus 2 corona virus is rising constantly. Scientists around the world are working hard to find cures and […]
Could one of humankind’s wildest dreams – eternal youth and eternal good health – perhaps come true after all? Well, we’re probably not quite there […]
Nitrogen oxides (NO and NO2) are emitted primarily during combustion processes which involve coal, oil, gas, wood, waste and engines. But they are also generated […]
Exoplanets, i.e. planets that orbit stars beyond our solar system, play a special role in the search for extraterrestrial life. So far, a little more […]
For small injuries such as cuts or abrasions, there are plasters that are put on the wound. The rest is done by the body’s own […]
Today, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, which can already begin in childhood and adolescence and can lead to severe psychosocial disturbance […]
The languages of the world and their sounds are as diverse as the people who speak them. Frequent consonants like “m” and vowels like “a” […]
Are we more or less at the mercy of our desires for food because the brain releases the happiness hormone dopamine? Partly yes, scientists say, […]