In this section are listed news about important publications, research projects and events.
Psychology & Neurosciences
Genes influence different structures and the function of the brain. These in turn explain differences in behaviour. Analysing all three aspects at once is a challenge – but has now been achieved.
Resistance to HER2-targeted therapies can be a problem when treating patients with HER2-positive (HER2+) breast cancer. Therefore, the identification of new therapies for this patient group is important.
March 9, 2023 Yesterday, the Association for the Promotion of Biomedical and Clinical Research awarded four scientists in three categories. The award was given for scientifically outstanding work in the field of biomedical research that was carried out in …
At this year’s International Brain Stimulation Conference in Portugal at the end of February, Kuri Takahashi, a PhD student in the Department of Psychology and Neurosciences, was awarded for her poster presentation.
Anyone who has ever had a night of poor sleep or no sleep at all knows how much the lack of sleep can affect concentration the next day. Researchers at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors have studied how exactly sleep …
Due to demographic change, it is becoming increasingly important to maintain the working capacity of ageing workforces. In a recent study, researchers from the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environments and Human Factors in Dortmund (IfADo) therefore …
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG – German Research Foundation) is funding the work of the Senate Commission on Food Safety (Senatskommission zur gesundheitlichen Bewertung von Lebensmitteln – SKLM) with around 800,000 euros over the next three years. …
Acetaminophen poisoning (APAP) is the second most common cause of liver transplantation worldwide. However, not all the correlations that lead to liver damage from APAP are yet known.
In the EU research project „Flexible Assembly Manufacturing with Human-Robot Collaboration and Digital Twin Models“ (FELICE), IfADo and numerous European partners are researching, among other things, collaboration between humans and robots in the context of …