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New Study Focuses on Long-term Effects of the Pandemic on the Health of Adolescents

Less exercise, more time spent in front of screens, higher psychological stress, and reduced physical fitness: These alarming results were obtained by various studies focusing on children and adolescents during the Covid-19 pandemic.
22-Jan-2024 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Gentle X-ray Imaging of Small Living Specimens

Researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and partners all over Germany have developed a new system for X-ray imaging, which is suited for both living specimens and sensitive materials.
19-Dec-2023 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Quantum Materials: Superconductor Performs Best Under Pressure

Strontium ruthenate is a superconductor that gives rise to a number of questions. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids (MPI CPfS), Dresden, have now found that mechanical...
30-Nov-2023 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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First "International Excellence Award" of KIT Goes to Chemist Thalappil Pradeep

Professor Thalappil Pradeep from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT) in Chennai is awarded the first “International Excellence Award of KIT” and the “Fellowship of SCHROFF Foundation”.
28-Nov-2023 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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KIT is planning for climate research in space

The CAIRT satellite mission is becoming increasingly likely. The European Space Agency (ESA) has now selected the concept, that was coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), as one of two remaining candidates for an Earth observation...
22-Nov-2023 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Nanoparticles for optimized cancer therapy

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest types of cancers in humans. It is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the western world.
16-Nov-2023 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Diapers can be recycled 200 times faster with light

Water and UV radiation rapidly and efficiently degrade crosslinked polymers of diaper liners without needing any chemicals – recycled plastic molecules can be used in various ways
25-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Land use: Producing more food and storing more carbon

Researchers from KIT and HeiGIT find that land use change can increase both food production and carbon storage capacity
20-Oct-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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