Read more about the article German Police Raid Climate Activists’ Homes Over Damaged Property At Art Gallery
Image shows Rafael's Sistine Madonna, undated photo. Two Last Generation activists glued themselves to the painting's frame in the Dresden Zwinger museum in Germany on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. (Newsflash)

German Police Raid Climate Activists’ Homes Over Damaged Property At Art Gallery

German police have raided the homes of climate activists suspected of having damaged property at an art gallery. The raids, which took part today (24th November), as part of a police investigation into an attack by climate activists in Dresden's Old Masters Gallery, reportedly involved about 60 police officers in…

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Read more about the article Ocelot Kitten Tries Out Its Climbing Skills
The adorable ocelot cub that took its first steps in Leipzig Zoo's rainforest in Germany, after it was born in May 2022. (Zoo Leipzig/Newsflash)

Ocelot Kitten Tries Out Its Climbing Skills

This is the moment an adorable ocelot cub gets to grips with the climbing skills it will need when it grows up. The weeks-old youngster was filmed by keepers as it explored its rainforest-like enclosure called Gondwana Land at Leipzig Zoo, Germany. Proud mum Daphne, 14, leads her newborn around…

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Read more about the article Seven Kilos Of Rhino Horn Found In False Bottom Box
The 16 pieces of rhino horns weighing 6.7 kilos (14.9 lbs) which were attempted to be smuggled in the German city of Dresden. (Zoll/Newsflash)

Seven Kilos Of Rhino Horn Found In False Bottom Box

Customs officers uncovered nearly seven kilos of horn from critically endangered black rhino being trafficked through a German airport. The sickening haul - worth more than GBP 340,000 on the black market - was being sent to Vietnam. Officials at Leipzig Airport found 16 pieces of rhino horn weighing 6.7…

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Read more about the article Dinosaur Extinction Slowed Down Evolution Of New Plants
The large, woody fruits of the Manicaria saccifera palm that depend on large animals for their dispersal. (John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Newsflash)

Dinosaur Extinction Slowed Down Evolution Of New Plants

The extinction of dinosaur had a significant impact on the development of plants, a new study has shown. Experts at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in the cities of Halle, Jena and Leipzig and at Leipzig University discovered that the absence of large herbivores for around 25…

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Read more about the article Scientists Race to Find Cause of Alarming Polar Heatwave
View of the German-French research base AWIPEV in Ny-Alesund, Spitsbergen, observatory with the KARL lidar system, laser beam leaves the observatory through the lidar hatch. (Newsflash)

Scientists Race to Find Cause of Alarming Polar Heatwave

An international research campaign involving over 100 scientists from 12 countries has begun investigating the dramatic warming in the Arctic - estimated at two to three degrees Centigrade - over the last 50 years. The campaign, named HALO-(AC)3, is a joint research project by Leipzig University, the Alfred Wegener Institute,…

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Read more about the article Podgy Middle-Agers Have Higher Risk of Dementia Says Study
University of Leipzig biologist and sub-project leader in the Collaborative Research Center 1052 "Mechanisms of Obesity" Dr Veronica Witte who investigates obesity causes, prevention and therapy in Germany. (Kerstin Flake/Newsflash)

Podgy Middle-Agers Have Higher Risk of Dementia Says Study

Overweight middle-aged people have a higher risk of suffering from dementia at an advanced age, a German study shows. PD Dr Veronica Witte, 41, is a biologist at Leipzig University. She heads the university's special Mechanisms of Adiposity research group, in which medical experts from different departments are working on…

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Read more about the article Electric Brain Shocks Could Help Stroke Victims Recover Say Scientists
People affected by a stroke are often unable to use their arm at all or only to a very limited extent according to the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences located in the German city of Leipzig. (MPI CBS/Newsflash)

Electric Brain Shocks Could Help Stroke Victims Recover Say Scientists

German researchers have discovered that paralysed stroke victims could recover significant mobility after receiving electric current to their brains Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (MPI CBS) in Leipzig, the University Medical Centre Halle, and the Charite-Universitaetsmedizin in Germany's capital, Berlin, revealed that such…

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Read more about the article German Doctor Sparks Outrage By Refusing To Treat Unvaccinated Patients
The notice on the door of the doctors office that the doctor only treats vaccinated patients, in Leipzig , Germany, in December, 2021. (Newsflash)

German Doctor Sparks Outrage By Refusing To Treat Unvaccinated Patients

A German doctor has sparked outrage after announcing that his practice will only treat patients who have had the jab or who have recently recovered from COVID-19. The doctor, name not disclosed, hit the headlines in Germany this week after hanging a notice on the entrance to his clinic in…

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Read more about the article Extremely Rare Insect Species Believed Extinct For 130 Years Found In German Forest
A specimen of rare insect Bittacus hageni, discovered by students during an outdoor zoological excursion in the Leipzig Riverside forest, Germany, in July of this year. (Lisa Hahn/Newsflash)

Extremely Rare Insect Species Believed Extinct For 130 Years Found In German Forest

Specimens from an extremely rare insect species that was believed to have been extinct for 130 years have been found in a German forest. The insect, Bittacus hageni, a type of mosquito, was rediscovered by students at the University of Leipzig "during an outdoor zoological excursion to the Leipzig floodplain…

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Read more about the article Adorable And Endangered Malayan Tapir Cub Dies One Week After It Was Born
The cute Malayan tapir offspring that was born in the Leipzig Zoo in Germany on 5th November. (Zoo Leipzig/Newsflash)

Adorable And Endangered Malayan Tapir Cub Dies One Week After It Was Born

This adorable and endangered Malayan Tapir cub has died just a week after a German zoo celebrated its birth. The adorable male Malayan tapir (Acrocodia indica) cub was born at Leipzig Zoo in Germany last Friday morning, 5th November, and it died on Saturday, 13th November. https://youtu.be/x7U2g5YZzoc Zoo Leipzig/Newsflash Leipzig…

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