From juggling multiple tasks at once, to working long hours and feeling guilty during their leisure time — excessive and "compulsive" work behavior is found throughout Germany's workforce, a new study has found.
The latest figures put pollution on par with smoking in terms of global deaths. In comparison, COVID-19 killed about 6.7 million people globally since the pandemic began.
Researchers say Epstein-Barr-Virus is a main cause of MS, which affects 2.8 million people worldwide. New treatments and prevention may now be possible.
5 Nov 2021
After a dramatic drop during the pandemic lockdowns, carbon dioxide emissions are near record levels again, with China's share increasing to nearly a third of the total, researchers say.
24 Sep 2021
Women who have experienced sexual violence are more likely to develop disruptions to blood flow in the brain, which may contribute to disorders such as dementia and strokes.
4 Sep 2021
Google, Facebook and Microsoft have contributed to "the largest ever effort to lobby the EU" in a battle against new laws aimed at curbing their powers.
12 Mar 2021
The first ever comprehensive study on twinning rates shows that poorer countries account for the vast majority of the increased number of twins.
16 Feb 2021
Initial results from a research study have found that "life satisfaction has decreased significantly." Will this improve once the second shutdown is lifted? Researchers are unsure.
12 Feb 2021
Researchers have found that data recorded by fitness trackers like the Apple Watch make for a good indicator on whether the wearer will test positive for coronavirus — a "breakthrough" in the battle against COVID.
6 Feb 2021
The dogs were trained at the Hanover University of Veterinary Medicine and may help prevent the illness from spreading in large crowds. Dogs have already been put to work at airports and sport arenas around the world.
27 Dec 2020
The EU Commission has found that people living in rural areas are less likely to support democracy and EU solidarity. They are also more likely to suffer a shortage of services such as medical care and public transport.
12 Oct 2020
The German government has provided states with billions of euros in subsidies for daycare centers. Despite this massive investment, one in seven toddlers won't get a spot in a publicly funded day care.