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What is special about algae as marine cosmetics, which active ingredients and care substances can be found in algae cosmetic products, which algae active ingredients are used, why is seawater so good for the skin? “All life comes from the sea.” The Greek physician Hippocrates von Kós was right about 2000 years ago. The...

Even more than 70 years after the end of the Second World War, countless pieces of ammunition from this period still lie in the oceans of the world and are corroding. Once the shells are damaged, the explosives can release toxic substances into the sea water. A new survey study published by researchers at the GEOMAR...

The Rector of the University of Turku, Professor Kalervo Väänänen, and Professor Wolfgang Schareck, Rector of the University of Rostock, signed a declaration of intent on 13 April 2018 to intensify cooperation between the universities of Turku and Rostock. They thus renewed a cooperation agreement between the two...

In the international journal Limnology and Oceanography, the Rostock marine biologist Natalie Loick-Wilde reports about a study in the central Baltic Sea with which she and her colleagues from the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde and the US-American Georgia Institute of Technology succeeded in...

The number of Danes diagnosed with trauma- and stressor-related disorders (including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)) increased substantially following the terrorist attacks carried out by Anders Breivik in Norway in 2011. After the attack. Flowers in Oslo. Photo: Colourbox Anders Breivik’s politically...

Half of the world’s population uses mobile technologies developed in Finland. Linux, Clash of Clans and Angry Birds, the wearables industry and, most recently, the world’s most advanced 5G testing platform have been created in Finland. This innovation driven economy is a chosen and valued location for efficient and...