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What is more rewarding: a soccer goal or prize money?

What is more rewarding: a soccer goal or prize money?

Soccer fans hold their breath in situations like these: Two players on a team are in front of the opponent's goal with the attacking player having to make an important decision: Is it better to pass the ball to the teammate or to take the shot yourself? More What is more rewarding: a soccer goal or prize money?

Do supermarkets make people fat?

Do supermarkets make people fat?

Worldwide, people are getting fatter. This is also true in developing countries, where overnutrition coexists with undernutrition. Overweight and obesity contribute to chronic health issues such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and some forms of cancer. More Do supermarkets make people fat?

Mars in large format

Mars in large format

Previously, images of Mars were available in strip format – strip by strip carefully flown with the European Mars Express spacecraft and processed into three-dimensional terrain models and perspective images. More Mars in large format

Multiple sclerosis – A riddle of the blood-brain barrier solved

Multiple sclerosis – A riddle of the blood-brain barrier solved

The creation and progression of multiple sclerosis present scientists with many riddles. Now researchers from the universities of Würzburg and Amsterdam have succeeded in resolving an apparent contradiction in the findings to date. More Multiple sclerosis – A riddle of the blood-brain barrier solved

X-raying the past: news insights into ammonite's way of life

X-raying the past: news insights into ammonite's way of life

Ammonites lived on Earth until 65 million years ago. Palaeontologist René Hoffmann wants to know how these animals lived. Using high-res X-ray radiation, he analyses ammonite remains that can be found today. More X-raying the past: news insights into ammonite's way of life