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Internet demobilizes voters

Internet demobilizes voters

The introduction of broadband Internet access has led to a decline in voter turnout in Germany. This effect is due to a reduction in TV consumption and an increase in entertainment activities. More Internet demobilizes voters

Genetic Makeup of Europeans

Genetic Makeup of Europeans

Researchers compare ancient hunter-gatherers and early farmers to present-day human genomes and find that Europeans today trace their ancestry to three ancient populations More Genetic Makeup of Europeans

IPODI International Post-Doc Fellowships

IPODI International Post-Doc Fellowships

The International Post-Doc Initiative of the Technische Universität Berlin (IPODI) awards up to seven two-year fellowships to outstanding international female researchers from all disciplines. More IPODI International Post-Doc Fellowships

Small algae with great potential

Small algae with great potential

The single most important calcifying algae of the world’s oceans is able to simultaneously adapt to rising water temperatures and ocean acidification through evolution. A unique long-term experiment with the species Emiliania huxleyi at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel shows that the evolutionary potential of the algae is much greater than previously thought. More Small algae with great potential