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Health - Life Sciences - 20.09.2021
Potential parasites in the most common amoeba in wastewater treatment plants
Rhogostoma minus is the most common amoeba in wastewater treatment plants worldwide. It can serve as a host for bacteria of the order Legionellales, which includes pathogens such as Legionella pneumophila, the cause of Legionnaires' disease Researchers from Professor Michael Bonkowski's working group at the University of Cologne's Institute of Zoology have found that Rhogostoma minus is the most common amoeba in wastewater treatment plants worldwide and also serves as a host for Legionellales.

Agronomy / Food Science - 20.09.2021
'More support needed for pollination services in agriculture'
’More support needed for pollination services in agriculture’
Agroecologist from the University of Göttingen emphasises their importance for food security of smallholder farmers The global decline of pollinators threatens the reproductive success of 90 per cent of all wild plants globally and the yield of 85 per cent of the world's most important crops.

Life Sciences - Health - 15.09.2021
The proteins of Covid-19
The proteins of Covid-19
Machine learning assisted structure analysis reveals SARS-CoV-2 virus tactics The proteins of SARS-CoV-2 play key roles in how the virus manages to evade immune defense and replicate itself in patients' cells.

History / Archeology - Physics - 15.09.2021

Materials Science - Chemistry - 14.09.2021
Reaction mechanisms during interphase formation in lithium batteries decoded
MEET Researchers Decode Reaction Mechanisms During Interphase Formation in Lithium Batteries A team of MEET Battery Research Center led by scientist Marco Leißing has now used isotope labelling and gas chromatography to analyse the reaction pathways during interphase formation in lithium batteries.

Life Sciences - Research Management - 14.09.2021

Transport - Innovation - 13.09.2021
Bavarian test facility for intelligent mobility
Bavarian test facility for intelligent mobility
TUM, IABG and Bavarian Ministry of Transport join forces The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH (IABG) are building a new test bed for intelligent mobility concepts.

Health - Environment - 10.09.2021
Eco-efficient fertilization
Eco-efficient fertilization
Researchers calculate billions in environmental and health savings Urea is a valuable nitrogen fertilizer which is regularly used in agriculture to fertilize large areas of arable land.

Physics - Materials Science - 09.09.2021
High-speed modulation thanks to crystal symmetry
High-speed modulation thanks to crystal symmetry
Physicists and chemists at University of Jena develop a method for nonlinear signal modulation in 2D materials Nonlinear optics is of paramount importance in numerous fields of science and technology

Computer Science - 09.09.2021
New Round of Applications for Fellowships in Research Communication at MIP.labor
Science journalists and other media professionals have until October 15 to apply for a highly attractive fellowship at MIP.labor The research communication think tank for mathematics, computer

Environment - 06.09.2021

Campus - Pedagogy - 06.09.2021
Between hope and reservations: Study on what students expect of remote learning
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching and learning at German brick-and-mortar universities shifted to virtual formats practically overnight.

Event - Transport - 03.09.2021

Environment - Social Sciences - 03.09.2021

Chemistry - 02.09.2021
Go-ahead for technology user center in Bavaria
TUM expanding hydrogen research The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is delighted that a Hydrogen Technology User Center (WTAZ) in Pfeffenhausen, near Landshut, has now been greenlighted.

Research Management - 02.09.2021

Social Sciences - 27.08.2021

Social Sciences - Innovation - 27.08.2021

Psychology - 27.08.2021
First aid for mental health problems
University of Jena sets up mental health first aid team and provides information on mental health on a new website Working in science can lead to a high level of psychological stress.

Architecture - 26.08.2021
'We play ping pong with the tree'
’We play ping pong with the tree’
Interview with Prof. Ferdinand Ludwig on functional greenery in the urban environment More urban green helps to cool down cities.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 26.08.2021

Life Sciences - Health - 25.08.2021

Research Management - Life Sciences - 24.08.2021

Materials Science - Health - 19.08.2021

Economics / Business - Career - 17.08.2021
From self-interest to the social enterprise
From self-interest to the social enterprise
Study reveals motives driving entrepreneurs Not all entrepreneurs who found social enterprises are driven by idealism.