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Benjamin Fingerhut is the winner of the 2016 Robin Hochstrasser Young Investigator Award MBI – 23.09.2016:

Benjamin Fingerhut is the winner of the 2016 Robin Hochstrasser Young Investigator Award

Dr. Benjamin Fingerhut, junior group leader at the Max Born Institute (MBI) receives the 2016 Robin Hochstrasser Young Investigator Award. The award is granted by an international scientific committee ... More…

Why moths are attracted to light − increased barrier effects through street lighting IGB – 08.09.2016:

Why moths are attracted to light − increased barrier effects through street lighting

Light at night changes animals’ behaviour. A study conducted by the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries shows ... More…

LED-lighting influences the activity of bats IZW – 01.09.2016:

LED-lighting influences the activity of bats

The widespread replacement of conventional bulbs in street lighting by energy-saving light-emitting diodes (LEDs) has considerable influence on bats as urban nocturnal hunters. Opportunistic bats lose hunting opportunities whereas light sensitive species benefit. More…

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