wire - news in brief



Results 1 - 50 of 263.
1 2 3 4 5 6 Next »

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.06.2021
More sustainability on farmland
More sustainability on farmland
Agriculture has significant impacts on the environment, nature, soils and biodiversity. Figures published by the German Ministry of Food and Agriculture in 2018 showed that more than 50 percent of the land is used for agriculture.

Environment - 31.05.2021
Urban life is not to everyone's taste
Urban life is not to everyone’s taste
Researchers record adaptability of 158 butterfly species to urbanisation Rapidly expanding urban habitats are likely to endanger a large number of butterfly species in the long term. This is reported by scientists from the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena in the scientific journal Global Change Biology .

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.05.2021
'Biopolymers are non-toxic for humans and animals'
’Biopolymers are non-toxic for humans and animals’
With the end of the "petroleum age" - i.e. replacing oil with sustainable bio-resources - renewable raw materials are becoming increasingly important for commerce and industry. They can help find solutions to global environmental problems which contribute to health issues, climate change and species becoming extinct.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.05.2021
Water connects surface and subsurface habitats
Water connects surface and subsurface habitats
Collaborative Research Centre "AquaDiva" granted funding for third phase worth 11 million euros by German Research Foundation The " Critical Zone", as it is called, is the porous skin of the Earth, where air, water, rock and organisms interact. It extends from the vegetation, through the soil and rock, down to the groundwater that is sometimes several hundreds of metres deep, and these layers are connected by liquid flows and the transport of materials.

Life Sciences - Environment - 21.05.2021
New journal presents knowledge from fisheries research
The "Zeitschrift für Fischerei" (or "FischZeit" for short) is the first peer-reviewed, German-language journal for fisheries research that brings together knowledge on all aspects of commercial and r

Health - Environment - 18.05.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 14.05.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 07.05.2021
Popcorn! Packaging for the future?
Popcorn! Packaging for the future?
Forest scientists at Göttingen University develop plant-based, environmentally friendly material Modern packaging must do much more than simply meet the specific requirements for transport, storage and presentation: it must also be sustainable.

Career - Environment - 28.04.2021

Health - Environment - 27.04.2021
Doing Transdisciplinary Research on the Topic of Global Health
The Berlin University Alliance funds cross-institutional research projects on global health No 069/2021 from Apr 27, 2021 In view of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, air pollution, climate change, and social inequality, it becomes evident that global health is and will continue to be a key issue for society, politics, and research worldwide.

Environment - Economics / Business - 26.04.2021

Environment - Materials Science - 23.04.2021
For a greener carbon footprint
For a greener carbon footprint
The Federal Statistics Office has made an exact tally: in 2019, 83.7 million lithium-ion batteries were sold in Germany. The carbon footprint they create is currently significant, especially in their production. Because batteries play a key role in the successful implementation of the energy transformation - and in the associated increase in electromobility - the aim is for them to become "greener? in future.

Environment - Life Sciences - 19.04.2021

Health - Environment - 14.04.2021

Environment - 14.04.2021
Effects of climate change on nature visualized
Effects of climate change on nature visualized
Interview with Professor Annette Menzel on the idea of Green Warming Stripes To illustrate the effects of climate change on nature at a glance, scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are now presenting Green Warming Stripes for the first time. Annette Menzel, Professor of Ecoclimatology at the TUM, explains in an interview how we can interpret them and what they mean.

Environment - 24.03.2021
Learning through research - for more sustainable behaviour
Learning through research - for more sustainable behaviour
From acquiring knowledge... to acting on it: in the "Form your Future? project, research staff from Münster University's Experimental lab "MExLab ExperiMINTe? train young people as "ambassadors for sustainability'.

Environment - 24.03.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 16.03.2021
Sustainability in all areas
Sustainability in all areas
Sustainable construction, energy production, circular economy, and the sustainable production of recyclable material are the core issues of a new Stuttgart Research Initiative (SRI) "Valorization of Bioresources" at the University of Stuttgart.

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.03.2021
"Efficiency is an important element in the energy transition": Energy Efficiency Day
March 5 is the annual Energy Efficiency Day - reason enough for Kathrin Nolte to talk to Prof. Andreas Löschel about meaningful instruments relating to energy and climate issues.

Environment - Innovation - 04.03.2021
New Ideas for Science Communication
Berlin University Alliance supporting six experimental laboratories / Joint press release issued by Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, and Charit

Environment - 17.02.2021
The importance of efficient energy use continues to increase
Date: February 17, 2021, No. 12 Ambitious company targets The winter survey 2020/2021 for the Energy Efficiency Index (EEI) shows again that efficient energy use in German industry is increasing in importance.

Environment - Event - 15.02.2021

Environment - Campus - 03.02.2021
The Living Lab
The Living Lab "CampUS hoch i" will be funded by the state
The Living Lab "CampUS hoch i" at the University of Stuttgart will be funded by the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and can move into its next implementation phase.

Environment - Campus - 27.01.2021

Economics / Business - Environment - 26.01.2021

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.01.2021

Environment - Innovation - 04.01.2021
A climate-friendly heat supply
A climate-friendly heat supply
The official go-ahead has been given for the Future City Lab project "Industrial heat pumps" (GWP). This project aims to significantly reduce CO2 emissions in the heating sector.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 22.12.2020
Research Network Opens Window into the Earth’s Interior
Each seismic wave that travels through the Earth's crust slightly changes this layer. Cutting-edge sensor technology now allows us to re-evaluate risks such as landslides or the stability of bridges and buildings.

Environment - Social Sciences - 16.12.2020
For paradigm shifts in conservation science and urban anthropology
European Research Council approvesConsolidator Grants for two HU researchers Prof. Tobias Kuemmerle (Geography Department and IRI THESys) and Prof. Ignacio Farías (Department of European Ethnology and IRI THESys) from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) are receiving an ERC Consolidator Grant.

Environment - 15.12.2020
Biofilm for the house wall
Biofilm for the house wall
Dr. Linus Stegbauer from the Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology (IGVP) at the University of Stuttgart has been successful in his application for funding as part of the Baden-Württemberg Foundation's Elite Program for postdocs.

Materials Science - Environment - 15.12.2020
Three postdocs from the University of Stuttgart included in the Baden-Württemberg Foundation’s Elite Program
Three early career researchers from the University of Stuttgart, Dr. Nina Engelhardt (English Literatures and Cultures), Dr. Serena Gambarelli (Building Materials Science, Building Chem

Environment - Computer Science - 10.12.2020

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.12.2020
Stunned fish: Mapping animal populations, recording pesticides
Stunned fish: Mapping animal populations, recording pesticides
The European bullhead, spined loach or river trout are species of fish only rarely encountered in the River Aa in Münster.

Environment - 30.11.2020
Prof. Jia Chen among the
Prof. Jia Chen among the "Top 40 under 40"
Finance magazine Capital recognizes young talents Prof. Jia Chen among the "Top 40 under 40" Jia Chen, Professor for Environmental Sensing and Modelling at the Technical University of Munich (T

Environment - 27.11.2020
Build more with less material, waste, energy and emissions
Build more with less material, waste, energy and emissions
On November 26, 2020, the German Research Foundation (DFG) granted an extension to the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 1244 "Adaptive Skins and Structures for the Built Environment of Tomorrow" of the University of Stuttgart.

Innovation - Environment - 18.11.2020

Health - Environment - 17.11.2020
COVID-19 highlights risks of wildlife trade
COVID-19 highlights risks of wildlife trade
International research team including Göttingen University makes urgent call for more effective wildlife trade legislation Many diseases, such as COVID-19, have made the jump from animals to people with serious consequences for the human host.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 16.11.2020
Building sustainably on Mars
Building sustainably on Mars
Martians have kept scientists busy since the 19th century. How people can actually survive in space is being investigated by the team of experts at "SONet" (Sustainable Offworld Network), including Dr. Gisela Detrell from the Institute of Space Systems of the University of Stuttgart.
1 2 3 4 5 6 Next »