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June 1, 2017 | Press Release

Mother´s age doesn´t matter

New MPIDR study: A mother’s advanced age at childbirth is not the reason for the elevated risks of low birth weight or preterm birth, but may instead be related to individual circumstances and behavioral patterns of the mother. more

May 30, 2017 | News

Better prospects for small babies

Many studies have demonstrated that the cognitive abilities of children with low birth weight are generally lower than those of their normal-birth-weight peers. A MPIDR-study shows that these disadvantages have shrunk significantly over the past decades. more

May 30, 2017 | News | News

MPIDR data on life expectancy for web tool of the insurance industry

MPIDR researchers have calculated data on German cohort life expectancy for the German Insurance Association (GDV), which has now been published in a web tool by the GDV. Background information on the collaboration. more

May 19, 2017 | News | New Publication

You live longer in the outskirts

Hardly anywhere in the world do people live longer than in Switzerland. But Switzerland’s life expectancy varies, pending on where people live. MPIDR-researcher Mathias Lerch has now looked at the reasons. more

May 10, 2017 | Press Release

More East German women to die from smoking

New MPIDR study: Due to a silent but dramatic increase in young East German women smoking after reunification their death rates are forecasted to exceed those in the West within the next few decades. more

May 1, 2017 | News | News

MPIDR researchers awarded Cozzarelli Prize

Four MPIDR-researchers have been awarded the Cozzarelli Prize by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. more

April 20, 2017 | News | News

Former MPIDR Director Joshua Goldstein elected to the American Academy

On April 12, former  MPIDR Director Joshua R. Goldstein was elected one of the 228 new members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. more

April 19, 2017 | News | News

March for Science

On April 22, people around the world are heading to the streets to defend the value of research and science. The management and the board of directors of the MPIDR support this action.  more

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