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An Egyptian-German research team has uncovered yet another series of colorful ceiling paintings at the Temple of Esna in Upper Egypt. The researchers reported that the Egyptian restoration team, led by Ahmed Emam, succeeded in completely restoring and re-coloring a representation of the heavens. The images, executed in relief, include a complete depiction of the signs of the zodiac.

Politics - Feb 8

Study reveals how people resolve dilemmas in online content moderation. Online content moderation is a moral minefield, especially when freedom of expression clashes with preventing harm caused by misinformation.

Sport - Mar 17

A German-French research project including University Freiburg researchers is studying the significance of arenas in the "long twentieth century".

Pedagogy - Feb 2

New study by a researcher in English didactics at Freie Universität Berlin shows that the use of hand gestures in English lessons can improve language retention. A recent study from the Institute of English Language and Literature at Freie Universität Berlin has shown that using codified gestures as a teaching method may make it easier for children and adolescents to understand the grammar rules of a foreign language.

Campus - Mar 13

Faszination Forschung. "Faszination Forschung" is the science magazine of TUM. It offers fascinating insights into the world of research at our university - twice a year, in German and in English, in print and in PDF.

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