Germany's bug problem

Germany Has a Serious Bug Problem

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

An odd phenomenon is going on in Germany as the country’s bug population is declining at a rapid pace, and while most of us would see that as news to celebrate, the lack of insects are beginning to affect the natural ecosystem and the first victims appear to be the birds. A …

Sources: PLOSE ONE, NABUDW

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Moon Starry Night

German Company to Colonize Moon with First Cell Towers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Humans colonizing the moon has long been an idea of science fiction, yet out of all space colonization dreams, it has been the one that has always seemed the most plausible. Perhaps it is due to the moon being the only natural space landmark humans have ever stepped foot on, or the …

Sources: Science Alert

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Marijuana Found to Have Curing Effect for Dementia

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The medical uses for marijuana seem to be endless, yet the “drug” is still off limits to a majority of people who could reap the benefits of a little tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Now a joint study between German and Israeli scientists has made its way to the public, and not only was …

Sources: JNS

Photo: Rafael Castillo [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Streets of Nördlingen

Nördlingen: The Town Built of 72,000 Tons of Diamonds

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The southern German town of Nördlingen may not have the same popularity as some of its other Bavarian cousins, but when it comes to the price of the land it is built upon and its early structures, this quiet village might just have them beat. That is because scientists conclude that …

Sources: Smithsonian

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Synlight Featured

Here Comes the… Synlight? Germany’s Man-Made Sun

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With the ongoing push to power this world with renewable energy, in an effort to slow down any negative effects us humans may be contributing towards this thing called global warming/climate change, harnessing the great power of our sun has been a leading source to safely fuel our energy consumption. But what …

Sources: DLR

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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PTScientists Moon Rover

German Space Mission to Put an End to Moon Landing Conspiracy

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Before there were climate change deniers, there were a select group of people that believed the moon landing missions were pure fabrications shot in some remote desert location or in a well secured Hollywood studio. The fact that the last manned mission to the moon took place over 40 years ago …

Sources: PTScientists, Gizmodo

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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‘Prehistoric Turducken’ Unearthed in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Thanksgiving will be here sooner than you want to believe, and while the turducken has become a modern take on the more traditional turkey, a prehistoric fossil found in Germany proves the idea isn’t so original after all, but this 3-in-1 combo is more than likely something you and your …

Sources: Discovery Magazine

Photo: Krister T. Smith

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Have a Cold? Blame a Camel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Coming down with the common cold is a recurring reality, and now a group of scientists from the Institute of Virology at the University Hospital of Bonn believe they have finally found where the infectious day wrecker began. While examining roughly 1,000 camels for an investigation into the deadly MERS …

Sources: DZIF

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Researchers Make Your Shrunken See-Through Rodent Dream A Reality

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Your dream of one day having your very own miniaturized see-through rodent is close to becoming a reality thanks to a group of researchers in Munich. Wait… maybe that sounds more like a nightmare. Don’t worry though, in reality these vermin are dead before their skin and bones become transparent. …

Sources: Nature Methods, Wall Street Journal

Photos: Ali Ertürk/Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Do Birds Sleep Sleep While Flying? We Now Know

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has always been a little mystery behind birds that are known to be airborne for weeks, or months, as they set out for an overseas journey. Without a spot to land and rest, it has been assumed that certain species must be able to sleep and fly at the …

Sources: Nature CommunicationsGizmodo

Photo: Anne Haase [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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