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Drastic changes in regional life expectancy disparities in Germany: in search of the determinants

Over the last 100 years, marked changes have occurred in Germany’s regional life expectancy patterns. Research projects at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research look into the determinants of new mortality trends.
Max Planck Society – Research

New source of greenhouse gases discovered

Lichens, mosses and cyanobacteria produce large amounts of nitrous oxide
Max Planck Society – Research

Deceptive flowers

How flowers use scent and nectar to manipulate pollinators and herbivores
Max Planck Society – Research

A black hole under the gravitational lens

An unusual observation method uncovers processes near the event horizon of a distant, massive monster
Max Planck Society – Research

Having children later makes parents happy

A study shows that delaying family formation is associated with higher satisfaction levels
Max Planck Society – Research