Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

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Location: München
Arcisstraße 21, 80333 München

Transport - Feb 24
Aerodynamic shape optimization for helicopter rotor heads - Helicopters are to become faster, greener and quieter. An international team led by Airbus Helicopters (AH) is working on the technology to achieve these goals with the RACER demonstrator. Scientists from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have designed an aerodynamically shape-optimized rotor head full fairing for the innovative RACER rotorcraft.
Life Sciences - Feb 23

How a single cell slime mold makes smart decisions without a central nervous system - Having a memory of past events enables us to take smarter decisions about the future. Researchers at the Max-Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPI-DS) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now identified how the slime mold Physarum polycephalum saves memories - although it has no nervous system.

Life Sciences - Feb 18
Life Sciences

Deep learning algorithms reveal the rules of gene regulation - With the help of artificial intelligence (AI) a German-American team of scientists deciphered some of the more elusive instructions encoded in DNA.

Health - Feb 12

Findings on cancer medication reveal protein regulation mechanism - Immunomodulatory drugs, including the Contergan derivatives lenalidomide and pomalidomide have significantly improved the therapy of hematologic malignancies such as multiple myeloma.

Economics - Feb 10

Studies identify psychological factors in start-ups launched by researchers - Successful start-ups emerging from the world of academic research are a rarity in Germany.

Materials Science - Feb 22
Materials Science

Realistic full-scale fire experiments on the TUM Garching campus - How safe are multi-story timber buildings in case of fire? This question is addressed by the "TIMpuls" research project, led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Life Sciences - Feb 16
Life Sciences

Cataracts: new model explains origins of the eye condition - Cataracts are the most common eye ailment in humans.

Health - Feb 12

New synthetic peptides could attenuate atherosclerosis Atherosclerosis, a lipid-triggered chronic inflammatory disease of our arteries, is the main cause of strokes and heart attacks. An international team of researchers led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the LMU University Hospital has developed novel synthetic peptides that can help to prevent atherosclerosis in vitro, that is in the test tube, as well as in animal models.

Materials Science - Feb 10
Materials Science

Neutrons show effective lithium and electrolyte distribution in lithium-ion cells - In our smartphones, our computers and in our electric cars: We use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries everywhere.

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