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2014-06-24 11:07:11

Every year around 450,000 people in Germany are diagnosed with cancer.

Scientists Produce Lightest Material In The World
2012-07-18 10:15:55

A group of porous carbon tubes that is three-dimensionally interwoven at nano and micro level is now thought to be the lightest material in the world.

2011-08-10 20:43:00

Nature knows two opposite types of solids: one that emerges upon compression from a liquid and a second that appears if the pressure on a liquid is reduced.

2011-08-01 15:40:53

Physicists at Hamburg and Kiel University and the Forschungszentrum Jülich have found for the first time a regular lattice of magnetic skyrmions – cycloidal vortex spin structures of exceptional stability – on a surface.

2011-03-23 13:37:09

A breakthrough in the study of chemical reactions during etching and coating of materials was achieved by a research group headed by Kiel physicist, Professor Olaf Magnussen.

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2011-03-10 10:25:00

How fast an intense laser pulse can change the electrical properties of solids is revealed by researchers from Kiel University in the current edition of Nature.

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2010-10-04 11:14:44

Biodiversity decreases towards the poles almost everywhere in the world, except along the South American Pacific coast.

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2010-04-20 12:09:01

An international team of scientists led by the paleontologist Steffen Kiel at the University of Kiel, Germany, found the first fossil boreholes of the worm Osedax that consumes whale bones on the deep-sea floor.

2009-09-14 09:00:00

MONTREAL and KIEL, Germany, September 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Working in collaboration with Kiel University, researchers at the Kiel- based Collagen Research Institute (CRI) have demonstrated the stimulating effect of special bioactive collagen peptides (FORTIGEL(R)) in the context of cell experiments. Last weekend the CRI presented its research findings at the congress of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) in Montreal.

2009-02-03 10:55:00

A variation in the gene FOXO3A has a positive effect on the life expectancy of humans, and is found much more often in people living to 100 and beyond – moreover, this appears to be true worldwide.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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