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CO₂ neutrality in Germany and China: National Academies announce Science for Future conference

The world’s major industrial countries must significantly reduce their carbon emissions in order to fulfil the terms of the Paris Climate ... More

Leopoldina Annual Assembly is dedicated to rules and laws

While laws govern coexistence in society, they also manifest in social norms and customs, are unalterable as laws of nature, or categorical in ... More

How does the human brain work? Statement on brain organoids

Brain organoids are tissue structures created in the lab, which imitate certain functions of the brain. As a simplified model system, they ... More

Science academies present statements for the G7 Summit in Hiroshima

How can we manage multiple crises such as pandemics, wars and the effects of climate change, which occur at the same time and reinforce each other ... More

Long Covid: International Virtual Panel discusses the latest research

Most people recover quickly and fully from a SARS-CoV-2 infection. However, some patients continue to experience symptoms weeks or even months ... More

Climate research: Understanding and limiting global warming

Earth’s climate was stable for a long time in the past 10,000 years. Since the start of industrialisation, the global average temperature has ... More

Leopoldina presents recommendations for gender equality in science

The science community in Germany continues to be male-dominated – especially in high-level positions at universities and non-university research ... More