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Psychology - Health - 12.10.2020
Self-Help App for Syrian Refugees
Self-Help App for Syrian Refugees
Freie Universität research team is looking for trial participants for "Step-by-Step" improvement program No 189/2020 from Oct 12, 2020 A team of psychologists is currently testing the effectivity of a new self-help app for Syrian refugees in a new study entitled "STRENGTHS" at Freie Universität Berlin.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.09.2020

Philosophy - Health - 27.08.2020
"Ethics must be part of the development process"
Professor Alena Buyx on the embedded ethics approach in AI development "Ethics must be part of the development process" The increasing use of AI (artificial intelligence) in the development of new medical technologies demands greater attention to ethical aspects.

Life Sciences - Health - 06.08.2020
New concept of bacterial gene regulation
New concept of bacterial gene regulation
Research team of the Cluster of Excellence "Balance of the Microverse" identifies new regulatory sRNA molecules Bacteria are always with us: These tiny organisms are found within and on our body as is the case with all animals and plants.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.08.2020

Health - Psychology - 27.07.2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
COVID-19 Pandemic Has Negatively Influenced Subjective Well-Being
In addition to the medical and economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic has also affected many people's subjective well-being.

Health - 23.07.2020
Large Majority Respects the Requirements
The mandatory mask, social distancing, contact restrictions - the vast majority of people support the restrictions related to the coronavirus.

Health - Physics - 23.07.2020
Images from the inside of blood vessels
Images from the inside of blood vessels
Researchers of the Universities of Stuttgart and Adelaide in cooperation with medical research centers in Australia developed a special microoptical tool with a thickness of only 125 microns. This enables endoscopic examimations within blood vessels whose diameter is smaller than 0.5 mm and helps detecting plaques or thrombs to reduce the danger of a stroke or a heart attack.

Health - Research Management - 15.07.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 13.07.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 13.07.2020
Secret defence against adenoviruses
Secret defence against adenoviruses
Study shows: Arsenic trioxide strengthens the body's defenses against viruses An adenovirus infection can be potentially life-threatening, especially for children after a stem cell transplant.

Health - Veterinary - 10.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 09.07.2020
How Environmental Chemicals Affect the Immune System of Pregnant Women and the Health of Their
How Environmental Chemicals Affect the Immune System of Pregnant Women and the Health of Their
On 1 July, the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the Faculty of Medicine at Leipzig University jointly appointed Professor Ana Zenclussen to the professorship Paediatric Environmental Epidemiology/Immunology.

Health - Pedagogy - 08.07.2020

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 02.07.2020
Nutrition in the days of COVID
Nutrition in the days of COVID
An interview with Prof. Hans Hauner about COVID-19 and nutritional medicine The current Corona outbreak affects nearly all aspects of medicine and of everyday life in general. In this context, questions about the importance of nutrition arise frequently; these include questions about how the right diet could protect you from contracting a COVID infection or about the influence nutrition could have on the progression of the disease.

Health - Life Sciences - 01.07.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 25.06.2020
From suspicion to trust: How people judge the current COVID-19 situation
From suspicion to trust: How people judge the current COVID-19 situation
How much do people trust the new normal? A representative study headed by the Hamburg Center for Health Economics (HCHE) at Universität Hamburg shows that only 44.4% of those surveyed in Europe condone the speed with which coronavirus-related restrictions were lifted.

Health - Pharmacology - 24.06.2020
Extracts of the Plant A. annua are Active Against SARS-CoV-2
Extracts of the Plant A. annua are Active Against SARS-CoV-2
Cooperation between scientists from the Max Planck Institute, University of Kentucky and Freie Universität Berlin No 107/2020 from Jun 24, 2020 Chemists at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and In

Health - Life Sciences - 22.06.2020

Life Sciences - Health - 17.06.2020
A virtual test laboratory for the interplay of muscles and organs
A virtual test laboratory for the interplay of muscles and organs
In medicine, computer-aided (in silico) models can help to diagnose diseases more accurately and treat them more individually.

Health - Campus - 16.06.2020
More than 10,000 face shields were produced at ARENA2036
More than 10,000 face shields were produced at ARENA2036
An impressive number and a fine contribution to the fight against coronavirus infection: The 10,000th face shield was assembled last week by volunteer student helpers from the initiative "stuvus vs.

Health - 12.06.2020
Contact tracing while protecting privacy
Contact tracing while protecting privacy
QRONITON covid-19 tracing service developed at TUM In these days of the corona pandemic, visits to hair salons and restaurants generally involve filling out forms.

Materials Science - Health - 10.06.2020
Innovative textiles for face masks can directly inactivate SARS-CoV-2 as researchers from Freie Universität Berlin and RWTH Aachen University showed
Innovative textiles for face masks can directly inactivate SARS-CoV-2 as researchers from Freie Universität Berlin and RWTH Aachen University showed
Researchers from Freie Universität Berlin at the Institute for Animal and Environmental Hygiene and the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University are collaborating on the topic of alternative personal protection equipment.

Materials Science - Health - 10.06.2020
Self-healing bone cement
Self-healing bone cement
Material scientists design damage-tolerant bone replacement Our body is able to treat many injuries and wounds all by itself.

Life Sciences - Health - 07.06.2020
Gene duplication and disease: the downside of specialization
Gene duplication and disease: the downside of specialization
The ICF syndrome is a genetic developmental disorder that, among other things, leads to an immune deficiency and therefore increases the susceptibility of those affected to other diseases.

Social Sciences - Health - 02.06.2020
Domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic
First major study on the experiences of women and children in Germany Around 3 percent of women in Germany were subject to physical violence at home during the strict lockdown period and 3.6 percent were raped by their partner. In 6.5 percent of all households, children were subjected to violent forms of punishment.

Health - Campus - 02.06.2020

Health - Mathematics - 29.05.2020
¤16.5m for Münster University research projects: Twofold success
¤16.5m for Münster University research projects: Twofold success
A great success at the University of Münster: The German Research Foundation (DFG) will be providing 6.5 million euros to fund the new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) "Geometry: Deformations and Rigidity" at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science.

Health - Sport - 28.05.2020
Sports and the corona epidemic
Sports and the corona epidemic
For sports, the current corona epidemic is the biggest challenge of the last 100 years.

Politics - Health - 27.05.2020

Chemistry - Health - 26.05.2020
Faculty of Chemistry producing sanitizer
The corona crisis produced a huge demand for sanitizer which has yet to die down. Therefore, on 11 March the Rectorate asked the Faculty of Chemistry if it could switch to producing sanitizer.

Innovation - Health - 25.05.2020

Health - Mechanical Engineering - 14.05.2020
Face shields against coronavirus infection for mass production
Face shields against coronavirus infection for mass production
A simple, crisis-relevant product to protect against coronavirus infection has been developed by Campus Schwarzwald, which is a partner of the University of Stuttgart, in cooperation with the Institu

Life Sciences - Health - 08.05.2020

Health - Physics - 22.04.2020

Health - Computer Science - 16.04.2020
"Short-term decisions can have a long-term impact on our world"
The weapons deployed in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic also include artificial intelligence.

Philosophy - Health - 10.04.2020

Health - 09.04.2020
Rector Johannes Wessels on dealing with the corona pandemic at Münster University
Rector Johannes Wessels on dealing with the corona pandemic at Münster University
The corona pandemic has turned everyday life and work on its head. In this interview with Norbert Robers, Rector Prof. Johannes Wessels explains what the crisis means for the University of Münster, and how the University is dealing with the consequences.

Economics / Business - Health - 08.04.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 06.04.2020
COVID-19 Map of Hope
Heidelberg geoinformatics scientists and physicians document worldwide clinical research on coronavirus / COVID-19 An online map developed by Heidelberg University geoinformatics scientists in cooper

Health - 05.04.2020
Coronavirus in Pets?
Institute of Virology at Freie Universität Offers Pathogen Detection for Dogs and Cats No 064/2020 from Apr 05, 2020 Scientists at the Institute of Virology at Freie Universität Berlin are investigating the occurrence of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in dogs and cats.