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Life Sciences - Jun 24
Life Sciences
06/24/2019 - When the South African dung beetle rolls its dung ball through the savannah, it must know the way as precisely as possible. Scientists have now discovered that it does not orient itself solely on the position of the sun. The South African dung beetle Scarabaeus lamarcki has - to put it mildly - an interesting technique to ensure its offspring a good start in life.
Life Sciences - Jun 19
Life Sciences

06/19/2019 - When two proteins work together, this worsens the prognosis for lung cancer patients: their chances of survival are particularly poor in this case.

Life Sciences - Jun 14
Life Sciences

Researchers at Münster University find out that dandelion possesses enzymes that have untypical abilities for plants / Study in "Angewandte Chemie' Plants possess enzymes called polyphenoloxidases, wh

Life Sciences - Jun 14
Life Sciences

06/14/2019 - Researchers have filled two knowledge gaps: The vacuoles of plant cells can be excited and the TPC1 ion channel is involved in this process.

Health - Jun 12

International Research Project Studies Social Significance of Health Resorts No 169/2019 from Jun 12, 2019 A team of researchers from the universities of Amsterdam and Lund, Queen Mary University in London, and Freie Universität Berlin is starting a research project on health resorts as a location of transnational encounter and debate.


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Career - Administration - 18.06.2019
"Europe has an important academic heritage."
Today, 18 June, and tomorrow, 19 June, the University of Münster will host the annual Federal Conference of the "EU Cooperation Centre for Science Organisations" (KoWi).

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.06.2019
Climate Change in West Africa
Climate Change in West Africa
06/17/2019 A research centre in West Africa examines strategies to address the climate change. Its German partner is the University of Würzburg; the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the initiative with 3.7 million euros.

History / Archeology - 17.06.2019

Event - 17.06.2019

Art and Design - 14.06.2019

Life Sciences - 13.06.2019
Cell communication in the
Cell communication in the "fear network"
Guest contribution by Dr. Lena Goedecke, biologist in the research group of Prof. Hans-Christian Pape at the Cells-in-Motion Cluster of Excellence It is the day of my PhD defense.

Law / Forensics - 12.06.2019

Religions - Philosophy - 12.06.2019

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 11.06.2019

Innovation / Technology - 07.06.2019

Environment - 07.06.2019

Business / Economics - Career - 05.06.2019

Academic Rankings - 04.06.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 31.05.2019
Flashes on the Moon
Flashes on the Moon
05/31/2019 On the moon flashes and other enigmatic light phenomena can be observed again and again. With a new telescope, a professor at the University of Würzburg wants to get to the bottom of these phenomena.

History / Archeology - 26.05.2019
Admitted to Academy for Junior Researchers
Global history specialist Valeska Huber from Freie Universität admitted to Junge Akademie No 150/2019 from May 26, 2019 On Saturday the historian Dr. Valeska Huber at Freie Universität Berlin was appointed a member of Die Junge Akademie , the German academy for outstanding young scholars.

Administration - Social Sciences - 24.05.2019
New Collaborative Research Centre at Münster University
New Collaborative Research Centre at Münster University
A great success for the University of Münster: the German Research Foundation (DFG) will fund for a new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) at the University with nine million euros.

Law / Forensics - 24.05.2019

Chemistry - Administration - 22.05.2019

History / Archeology - 22.05.2019

Life Sciences - Health - 22.05.2019
Systems Biology of Antibiotics
Systems Biology of Antibiotics
05/22/2019 Bacteria can quickly become resistant to antibiotics. Which mechanisms are responsible for this and how to counteract it? Dr. Ana Rita Brochado, who is setting up a new Emmy Noether Junior Research Group at the University of Würzburg, is investigating this. Bacteria have fascinating properties.

History / Archeology - Academic Rankings - 21.05.2019

Event - 16.05.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 16.05.2019
"Body & Brain" under one roof
The name speaks for itself: what the experts at the planned "Body & Brain Institute Münster" (BBIM) want to do is to investigate diseases and their origins from the point of view of the interaction between the brain and the body.

Linguistics / Literature - 13.05.2019

Chemistry - Health - 10.05.2019
Biofabrication: New Research Center
Biofabrication: New Research Center
The University of Würzburg plans to build a "Center of Polymers for Life". Rating the new project as excellent, the German Council of Science and Humanities has recommended its implementation.

Event - Chemistry - 08.05.2019

Life Sciences - Administration - 08.05.2019
Plant researcher receives 1.5 million euros
Plant researcher receives 1.5 million euros
How does the Venus flytrap count and calculate? This is what the Würzburg plant researcher Rainer Hedrich wants to find out.

Politics - 08.05.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 08.05.2019
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