Germany

ECI Raises Canadian Flag to Pay Honour to Anne Salomon

Anne-SalomonIn a tribute to SFU researcher Anne Salomon, the Canadian flag was raised by Europe's International Ecology Institute (ECI), Oldendorf, Germany, at its award ceremony.

The ECI is a non-profit group that comprises highly popular international research ecologists. It has been revealed that the organization is completely devoted to cultivating ecological knowledge as well as awareness.

Aldi Annual Profits Increase by Double, Sales Grow by 40.6%

AldiGerman low-cost grocery chain Aldi has reported an increase in profits by double in the last year while in sales it has reported a 40.6% increase.

The increasing sales and profits have forced the company to hire more staff for its 500 stores. It also added more checkouts for dealing with around one million new customers.

Video shows Mystery Objects in Night Sky of Germany

Video shows Mystery Objects in Night Sky of GermanyA video has been seen showing three unidentified green shapes in the night sky over Germany. Mr. Hansen, who is the lead investigator on Syfy Channel's Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files series, said to the Huffington Post that the objects in the video were too defined.

James Webb telescope; the Hubble's Successor

James Webb telescope; the Hubble's SuccessorWell, Europe has set a new benchmark by contributing to Hubble's successor, the James Webb Space Telescope. It has been built by an industrial team led from Astrium in Germany. It is the build of the Near-infrared spectrometer, which is one of four instruments that will go in JWST.

Humans do Blush in the Dark; Scientists from Germany Reveal

It was long known that blushing is one of the common and most fascinating expressions that humans experience but what actually makes this happen was still a mystery. To reveal the fact a team of researchers from the Germany's University of Erfurt and the Dutch Academy of 'Pataphysics in Amsterdam with the help of heat-sensitive cameras, revealed that humans mostly blush in the dark. This report has been published in the Telegraph UK reports.

‘Fat but Fit’ Term Exists, say German researchers

GermanIt might sound strange to many but a study has revealed that there is a thing known as `fat but fit'. The study has been publsihed in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

The study was carried out by a group of researchers from the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Nuthetal. As per the study researchers, doctors' main focus should not be on BMI when categorizing someone as obese.

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