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Environment - Architecture - 18.11.2019
Living bridges
Living bridges
Dense, humid broadleaf forests, monsoon-swollen rivers and deep ravines - in the Indian state of Meghalaya wooden bridges easily decay or are washed away in floodwaters. Bridges made from steel and concrete are pushed to their limits here as well. But bridges made of living tree roots can survive here for centuries.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 15.11.2019
Joint European-US ocean-monitoring satellite undergoes pre-launch tests
Testing is underway on the spacecraft that will provide highly accurate measurements of the amount and rate of global sea level rise until the 2030s through a joint European-US mission.

Environment - Computer Science - 12.11.2019

Environment - Civil Engineering - 22.10.2019
Sustainable construction in a tropical climate
Sustainable construction in a tropical climate
Sustainable construction in high-growth metropolitan areas is currently a major challenge for the booming countries of Southeast Asia.

Event - Environment - 18.10.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.10.2019
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Removing dead trees from the forests and reforesting on a large scale: this is the German Federal Government's strategy against "Forest Dieback 2.0".

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2019
EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation and prepares for launching next generation satellites to bring monitoring of weather and climate to a new era
BOSTON - As forecasting of high impact weather needs to meet higher expectations in our changing climate, EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation under the aegis of the WMO and is preparing to deploy one next-generation satellite per year in the period 2021-2025.

Environment - Social Sciences - 24.09.2019

Environment - 23.09.2019

Environment - Social Sciences - 19.09.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 13.09.2019
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
German Environmental Award for soil scientist
Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, a professor of soil science at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), has won the German Environmental Award - the most richly endowed award of its kind in Europe.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.09.2019
University of Stuttgart names new tardigrade species
University of Stuttgart names new tardigrade species
A new tardigrade species was discovered by Dr. Ralph Schill from the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomolecular Systems (IBBS) at the University of Stuttgart. The species is now known as Milnesium inceptum, derived from the Latin term for pioneer or initiator. At the same time, Schill, together with colleagues from England, Poland and Japan, classified another tardigrade species as a neotype: Milnesium alpigenum, which had already been described in the middle of the 19th century but was no longer present as a preserved specimen.

Life Sciences - Environment - 27.08.2019
How Bees Live With Bacteria
How Bees Live With Bacteria
08/27/2019 More than 90 percent of all bee species are not organized in colonies, but fight their way through life alone.

Environment - Life Sciences - 08.08.2019
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
Rare Antelopes and Black Cats
A Würzburg research group has documented numerous large mammals on Kilimanjaro with video traps. The protected areas of the mountain are enormously important for the biodiversity of this animal group.

Environment - Event - 23.07.2019

Electroengineering - Environment - 12.07.2019
"We want to bring the energy transition to the consumer"
Mr Hamacher, what is a microgrid? In the future, passive electric power distribution grids that supply consumers will be restructured into active distribution grids - microgrids.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 02.07.2019

Environment - Innovation - 01.07.2019
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
Innovative materials with carbon fibres made from algae
The most recent global climate report (IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C) considers manufacturing processes which use more carbon dioxide (CO2) than they release to be an important option to get climate change under control.

Research Management - Environment - 26.06.2019

Environment - Administration - 18.06.2019

Environment - Earth Sciences - 17.06.2019
Climate Change in West Africa
Climate Change in West Africa
06/17/2019 A research centre in West Africa examines strategies to address the climate change. Its German partner is the University of Würzburg; the Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding the initiative with 3.7 million euros.

Environment - 07.06.2019

Innovation - Environment - 23.05.2019
FKFS and University of Stuttgart open three new vehicle and engine test benches
FKFS and University of Stuttgart open three new vehicle and engine test benches
With three new testing facilities, the Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart (Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart, or FKFS) and the Institute for Internal Combustion Engines and Automotive Engineering (IVK) at the University of Stuttgart are systematically focusing on technologies for the cars of the future.

Materials Science - Environment - 13.05.2019
The Urbach Tower at the Remstal Garden Show
The Urbach Tower at the Remstal Garden Show
"A paradigm shift in timber construction", is how experts describe the roughly 14-meter high Urbach Tower, which was built by the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) at the University of Stuttgart.

Campus - Environment - 12.04.2019

Environment - Life Sciences - 05.04.2019

Environment - 21.02.2019
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
Professor from Universität Hamburg to head World Climate Research Programme
The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) is one of the world's leading climate research initiatives.

Environment - 18.02.2019
No shortages, but supplies necessary
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Environment - Earth Sciences - 07.02.2019
How a fungus can cripple the immune system
How a fungus can cripple the immune system
Geographer coordinates new project to study land cover change in South Africa Geographers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena are coordinating a new joint research project that is studying changes in landscapes and soil conditions of South Africa.

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2019

Earth Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2019
Gaining a clear picture of land degradation and soil erosion
Gaining a clear picture of land degradation and soil erosion
Geographer coordinates new project to study land cover change in South Africa Geographers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) are coordinating a new joint research project that is studying changes in landscapes and soil conditions of South Africa.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.12.2018
Metop-C's IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
Metop-C’s IASI instrument delivers first spectrum
A critical element of polar-orbiting meteorological satellite Metop-C's payload - the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) - delivered its first spectrum today.

Environment - 15.11.2018

Environment - Innovation - 30.10.2018

Environment - Chemistry - 17.10.2018
Plants Emit Greenhouse Gas Nitrous Oxide at Substantial Amounts
Current study shows: Impact on natural climate processes greater than previously thought Nitrous oxide, or N2O, is a greenhouse gas that affects the ozone layer and the earth's climate. Until now, experts believed that microbes in the soil were largely responsible for its formation. Now an interdisciplinary research team from the University of Applied Sciences Bingen and Heidelberg University have looked more closely at plants as the source.

Environment - Architecture - 10.10.2018
"Timber construction helps us to reduce carbon emissions"
After years of relative neglect, timber construction is making a comeback. All over the world, architects are now using wood in designs of houses and even high-rise buildings.

Environment - Life Sciences - 01.10.2018
Changing fish stocks
Changing fish stocks
The majority of Bavaria's watercourses are in poor ecological condition. A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now conducted the first systematic analysis of long-term data on fish stocks in the Upper Danube, Elbe and Main rivers. The team concluded that native fish species are on the verge of extinction, while the populations of some invasive species are increasing.

Physics - Environment - 27.09.2018
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
Four out of four! Outstanding success for Universität Hamburg
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat, WR), and the Joint Science Conference in Bonn have just announced that Universität Hamburg has been granted 4 clusters of excellence. An outstanding success for the University: all 4 of its cluster applications have now been awarded excellence status.

Environment - 20.09.2018
"The start of Oktoberfest means a rise in methane emissions"
Jia Chen is Professor of Environmental Sensing and Modeling at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Environment - 10.09.2018