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Innovation - Health - 15.11.2023
Plasma Technology in the Bathroom
Skin blemishes are a problem many people are familiar with. Cold plasma can be a remedy, as shown by studies at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. A Worldfactory start-up is already getting off the ground, too. Cold plasma has an antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effect. This is shown by studies conducted by the Chair of Applied Electrodynamics and Plasma Technology at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.
Health - Innovation - 03.11.2023
Viral Impostors: Breakthrough for Virus Research
The penetration of viruses into cells can now be tracked with unprecedented accuracy thanks to Würzburg researchers and their innovative design for pseudoviruses. Pseudoviruses resemble impostors: although harmless, they are designed in such a way that they can hardly be distinguished from their dangerous relatives.
Health - Innovation - 31.10.2023
Start-up dedicated to developing new antibiotics
Smartbax nominated for Falling Walls award It all began with basic research: While conducting laboratory experiments, a team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) came across an active agent against multidrug-resistant bacteria with a fundamental difference to antibiotics developed to date. The researchers have since established a start-up to develop a new drug based on this agent.
Physics - Innovation - 30.10.2023
Monitoring nuclear weapons stockpiles with radio waves
Monitoring whether states are complying with disarmament treaties is not an easy task. An international team has been exploring remote monitoring with the help of two antennas and a couple of mirrors. An international research team has proposed a new method for monitoring nuclear disarmament treaties.
Innovation - 30.10.2023
New Research Group: Construction of Tissue in Laboratory
The focus lies on complex sound fields and their interaction with particles and cells An interdisciplinary research group combining mechanical engineering and biotechnology has taken up its work at the Institute for Molecular Systems Engineering and Advanced Materials (IMSEAM) of Heidelberg University.
Environment - Innovation - 19.09.2023
New system automatically ensures quality of drinking water
In a large-scale international collaborative research project, the Technische Universität Ilmenau has developed a system for automated monitoring and quality assurance of drinking water during ongoing supply operations. The digital online monitoring system detects impurities in the water in the pipes and initiates their cleaning in an emergency.
Innovation - Physics - 14.09.2023
Possibility discovered for more sensitive sensors - TUM
Theoretical extension of parametric amplification Possibility discovered for more sensitive sensors Sensors in electronic devices work with high-frequency signals. For maximum accuracy in the measurements, the parametric amplification effect is used. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are investigating how this effect can significantly expand the functionality of sensors.
Economics - Innovation - 12.09.2023
Taking employees’ fears seriously
Digital transformation and the associated changes in operational processes can trigger fears among employees that have a negative impact on their engagement at work. Companies must actively counteract these fears to prevent transformation processes from failing. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by the Universities of Göttingen and Groningen on more than 1,000 employees in the finance organization of a multinational company in Germany.
Innovation - 18.08.2023
Spectrum of apps shrinks after ban on personalized ads
Impact of targeted advertising ban A ban on using apps to collect data in order to personalize advertising would significantly reduce the spectrum of available apps and the number of updates, according to a study by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) based on the ban concerning Android apps for children.
Computer Science - Innovation - 09.08.2023
How randomized data can improve our security
With an innovative approach, Bochum scientists and international colleagues are creating new standards for data security in the cache of electronic devices. Huge streams of data pass through our computers and smartphones every day. In simple terms, technical devices contain two essential units to process this data: A processor, which is a kind of control center, and a RAM, comparable to memory.
Innovation - Pharmacology - 31.07.2023
Pills from the 3D printer
Pills could soon be produced in shapes that resemble design objects. And this would not be just an aesthetic gimmick, but would serve to release active medical ingredients in the body in a controlled manner. A group of computer scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken and the University of California at Davis have developed a process that uses a combination of computation and 3D printing to produce tablets that dissolve in liquids over a specified period of time.
Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 20.07.2023
Fertilizing 2.0: Simple, precise and digital
A new technology will facilitate quick, easy and precise fertilizing in the field in the future. Thanks to the combination of biosensor test strips and satellite-based remote sensing data, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is developing a method for determining the nutritional condition of cereals and the perfect amount of fertilizer.
Innovation - Environment - 14.07.2023
When Introducing Bioeconomy Get People on Board
Anyone Keen to Introduce the Bioeconomy Will Have to Get People on Board First Study: When Introducing Bioeconomy Get People on Board Just like others, green industries are also battling "NIMBYism." Innovative production methods are needed in order to tackle global challenges such as climate change, population growth and ecosystem loss.
Environment - Innovation - 22.05.2023
Investigating Collective Action
Sustainability research: Wolfram Barfuss appointed new Argelander professor at the University of Bonn How can people work together to forge new, environmentally sustainable paths in a complex system? This is the question being tackled by Jun. Wolfram Barfuss, the new Argelander professor in the Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Futures Transdisciplinary Research Area (TRA Sustainable Futures) at the University of Bonn.
Electroengineering - Innovation - 05.05.2023
TU Ilmenau develops bio-inspired microphone for speech recognition
The Technische Universität Ilmenau, together with research partners, has developed a microphone inspired by biology that picks up sound similar to the human ear. The microphone could help improve speech recognition for controlling a variety of digital applications. In the future, the new process could even make overall acoustic systems consisting of a microphone and speech recognition more efficient, so that they consume less energy.
Computer Science - Innovation - 24.04.2023
Security solutions for the computing of the future
Creating trustworthy IT systems using cryptography Banking, emails, shopping: increasing volumes of data are being collected, processed and stored online. The challenge of ensuring that they are securely encrypted is similarly increasing, because in the future, quantum computers will be able to crack current encryptions.
Materials Science - Innovation - 17.03.2023
Muenster researchers work together with battery cell manufacturer
Unique Cooperation between LG Energy Solution, MEET Battery Research Center and Helmholtz Institute Münster Since the middle of last year, MEET Battery Research Center at the University of Münster and Helmholtz Institute Münster (HI MS) of Forschungszentrum Jülich cooperate with LG Energy Solution (LGES), a leading international manufacturer of battery cells.
Physics - Innovation - 12.01.2023
Quantum measurements more precise than ever before
An international team of researchers, including scientists from Jena, has succeeded in developing a new and particularly precise type of measurement in tiny quantum systems. Applications are conceivable in semiconductor manufacturing, for example, but also in mobile radio technology or microscopy in the future.
Physics - Innovation - 21.11.2022
Researchers control individual light quanta at very high speed
A team of German and Spanish researchers from Valencia, Münster, Augsburg, Berlin and Munich have succeeded in controlling individual light quanta to an extremely high degree of precision. In the "Nature Communications" journal, the researchers report how, by means of a soundwave, they switch individual photons on a chip back and forth between two outputs at gigahertz frequencies.
Innovation - Microtechnics - 22.09.2022
Additive manufacturing in-flight
3D printing drones work like bees to build and repair structures Additive manufacturing in-flight An international team of researchers have created a fleet of bee-inspired flying 3D printers for building and repairing structures in-flight. The technology could ultimately be used for manufacturing and building in difficult-to-access or dangerous locations such as tall buildings or help with post-disaster relief construction, say the researchers.