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IAP scientists met at the Leopoldina. Image: Markus Scholz for the Leopoldina

News | Wednesday, 05 April 2017

Academies discuss Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture

How do we ensure that all people, everywhere, have access to an adequate diet that fulfils all their nutrition requirements? How do we, at the same time, promote sustainable agriculture and minimise impacts on the environment? To answer ...

News | Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Genome editing in human cells

New techniques in molecular biology that enable targeted interventions in the genome are opening up promising new possibilities for research and application. The ethical and legal ramifications of these methods, known as “genome editing” and ”genome surgery”, ...

News | Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Improving Global Health: Statement for the G20 Summit handed over to Angela Merkel

At today’s dialogue forum at the German National Academy of Science Leopoldina in Halle (Saale), Germany, the science academies of the G20 states handed over recommendations to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. The document is published in preparation of the ...

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