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An illustration from the book "Kreuz und Quer durch die indische Welt" by John Hagenbeck

RAMPAGE – Professor Heiko Christians puts a current topic in perspective

They are acts of violence triggering exceptional horror and disbelief – shooting rampages often claim many lives. Most victims happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Such extreme acts of violence, however, are not a...
26. Feb 2015
They are acts of violence triggering exceptional horror and disbelief – shooting rampages often claim many lives. Most victims happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Such extreme acts of violence, however, more ...
In the “molecule soup” of cells, it is “like on a train platform after a football match. They all bump into each other,” the physicist says. Picture: Adrian Elcock

“Like on a Train Platform after a Football Match” – Researching the inside of cells with statistical mechanics

Beginning where others stop and describing the indescribable indefinable are Ralf Metzler’s passions. Statistical mechanics is his hobbyhorse. The professor of theoretical physics at the University of Potsdam uses mathematical...
23. Feb 2015
Beginning where others stop and describing the indescribable indefinable are Ralf Metzler’s passions. Statistical mechanics is his hobbyhorse. The professor of theoretical physics at the University of Potsdam uses more ...
Since 2005 researchers have been continuously examining the development of children and adolescents in the PIER study. Picture: Karla Fritze

The Risk Inside – Psychologists examine which traits promote critical development.

The first data was collected in 2005. By now about 3,000 children and adolescents have participated in the PIER (Potsdamer intrapersonale Entwicklungsrisiken) Study. The large-scale study, funded by the German Research...
19. Feb 2015
The first data was collected in 2005. By now about 3,000 children and adolescents have participated in the PIER (Potsdamer intrapersonale Entwicklungsrisiken) Study. The large-scale study, funded by the German Research more ...
A Deceptive Idyll: Zanzibar is struggling with environmental problems. Photo: Birgit Zipf

No More Plastic Bags – Earth and environmental scientists from the University of Potsdam are working with Zanzibar

Torsten Lipp, a geo-ecologist, wasn’t on a holiday trip; he was conducting scientific work on a fact-finding mission in Zanzibar. He worked for one week together with on-site partners, exploring the world behind the glossy...
12. Feb 2015
Torsten Lipp, a geo-ecologist, wasn’t on a holiday trip; he was conducting scientific work on a fact-finding mission in Zanzibar. He worked for one week together with on-site partners, exploring the world behind the more ...
When the back fails and literally nothing works anymore, it is often the sum of many minor and major burdens. Picture: Fotolia/Cello Armstrong

Life’s Burdens – When your back begins to gradually fail

Breaking your back; breathing down your neck; shouldering a burden – images of back strain pervade our language. Ignoring this too long will lead to literal breakdown. The usual diagnosis: a slipped disc. The Chair for Sociology...
09. Feb 2015
Breaking your back; breathing down your neck; shouldering a burden – images of back strain pervade our language. Ignoring this too long will lead to literal breakdown. The usual diagnosis: a slipped disc. The Chair for more ...

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