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Starting today, idw offers you science news videos from our member organizations. You are invited to discover them for free:



Corona: idw tools for your research

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The Corona issue concerns us all. Find scientific information, facts and experts at idw.

You would like to inform yourself about this topic? Here you will find
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idw magazine in English

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Good news for English speakers: Our new, additional output channel, the idw magazine view, is now available in English.

Press releases from more than 1,000 scientific institutions show the diversity [...]


Prize Winners idw-Award 2017

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On 16 March 2018 idw has awarded the press offices of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, the Institute for the World Economy and the University of Innsbruck with the idw-Award [...]


Expert list World Climate Conference

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The 23rd World Climate Conference (COP 23) will take place from 6 to 17 November in Bonn.

In order to assist journalists, idw has set up an expert list:
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