University of Cologne

University of Cologne

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Location: Köln
Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Köln

Life Sciences - Mar 8
Study at University of Cologne shows that the exchange of genes drives functional changes in bacteria very rapidly / Publication in PNAS Bacteria integrate genetic material from other bacterial strains more easily than previously thought, which can lead to improved fitness and accelerated evolution.
Astronomy - Mar 5

Wide-field telescope in Chile's mountains will allow scientists to gain new insights into star and planet formation as well as the Big Bang / Canadian partners in consortium to receive 4.9 million USD in funding

Life Sciences - Mar 3

Two scientists at the CECAD Cluster of Excellence in Aging Research have developed a method that can determine an organism's biological age with unprecedented precision / researchers expect new insights into how the environment, nutrition, and therapies influence the aging process

Chemistry - Feb 18

For the first time, biologically-relevant organic molecules have been detected in Archaean fluid inclusions, which most likely served as nutrients for early life on Earth.

Environment - Feb 15

Exceptional weather conditions were mainly responsible for high solar radiation, not the aerosol reduction due to the shutdown of industry and reduced traffic in the first lockdown / International research team continues to develop climate simulations that take into account influences of the COVID-19 pandemic

Pharmacology - Mar 5

An international research team has developed a model that predicts growth rates and resistance mechanisms of common bacterial mutants at different drug doses / Publication in 'Nature Ecology & Evolution'

Physics - Feb 25

Nuclear physicists at the University of Cologne have contributed to an international research collaboration to show the way the spin of the two fragments, resulting from the splitting of an atomic nucleus, is generated / publication in Nature

Pharmacology - Feb 18

New consortium of research institutions will coordinate vaccine trials in the European Union / The long-term goal is to strategically plan and carry out vaccine trials in all EU and EU-associated countries

Law - Feb 12

Benjamin Ferencz, the last surviving prosecutor of the Nuremberg trials in which members of the Nazi elite were convicted, is the recipient of the Honorary Doctoral Degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Cologne

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