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Life Sciences - Health - 30.06.2022
Körber European Science Prize 2022 for Anthony Hyman
Körber European Science Prize 2022 for Anthony Hyman
The director at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden receives the award for the discovery of condensates - cell droplets without a membrane In 2009, Hyman and hi

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.06.2022
The power of chance
The power of chance
Life is constantly evolving, and yet "progress" is not the right word for this process of organismal change, says evolutionary geneticist Jochen Wolf. A chasm of more than three-and-a-half billion years separates the beginnings of life from today's abundant biological diversity. Virtually all environments on Earth - even the supposedly most inhospitable ones such as Antarctica or the ocean depths - are inhabited by living organisms.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 16.06.2022
Light show in the lab: Taking a look at biochemist Seraphine Wegner's work
Light show in the lab: Taking a look at biochemist Seraphine Wegner’s work
Looking at the websites of Prof Seraphine Wegner, who is a researcher at the Institute of Physiological Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry at Münster University's Faculty of Medicine, the reader comes across English terms such as -photoswitchable-, -spatiotemporal- and -tissue engineering-.

Life Sciences - Health - 13.06.2022
Award for research on Rett syndrome
Award for research on Rett syndrome
Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird receive the International Prize for Translational Neuroscience 2022 of the Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation for their findings on the causes of Rett syndrome The brain is one of nature's most complex structures.

Life Sciences - 09.06.2022
Dating for researchers at the Bundeskunsthalle
Dating for researchers at the Bundeskunsthalle
Life and health matter(s): At an exceptional networking event, members of the Transdisciplinary Research Areas "Building Blocks of Matter and Fundamental Interactions" (Matter) and "Life and Health" at the University of Bonn got to know each other and exchanged ideas.

Environment - Life Sciences - 03.06.2022

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.06.2022
How tree extinction affects the food web
How tree extinction affects the food web
German Research Foundation approves international research group headed by biologist Alexandra-Maria Klein The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the Research Group 5281 "Multitrophic Inte

Environment - Life Sciences - 31.05.2022
Bonn University helps to propagate rare apple type
Bonn University helps to propagate rare apple type
Biologische Station im Rhein-Sieg-Kreis wants to plant endangered "Adams Parmäne" on its land "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" is an old English saying that means apples are healthy, so you should eat one every day.

Life Sciences - Environment - 30.05.2022
'A parrot as a pet is like a toddler who never grows up'
’A parrot as a pet is like a toddler who never grows up’
Interview with zoologist Auguste of Bavaria on endangered parrots and their suitability as pets "Say 'Polly wants a cracker'!" This classic catchphrase is actually quite an insult to the birds who are among the most intelligent creatures on Earth.

Life Sciences - Research Management - 27.05.2022
New research alliance studies the biology of immune cells
New research alliance studies the biology of immune cells
A new boost for top-level research: the German Research Foundation (DFG) is setting up a new Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio (CRC/TRR) at the University of Münster. The research alliance, entitled "Neutrophils: Origin, Fate & Function" will be devoted to conducting research into special cells in the immune system.

Health - Life Sciences - 24.05.2022
’The focus on diseases is changing’
Since 1972, the number of children being born every year in Germany has been lower than the number of people dying. Demographic change is impacting on our society. A growing number of older and old people means, among other things, that there is an increasing demand for healthcare services. In this interview with Kathrin Nolte , Prof. Klaus Berger , Director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, and his deputy, Prof. André Karch, talk about the challenges this will entail for research and healthcare.

Life Sciences - Environment - 23.05.2022
Behind the Scenes of Science
Behind the Scenes of Science
Just as Alice from Wonderland discovers new things in her second adventure "Through the Looking Glass", international scientists want to give an insight into the world behind research results and publications. The new online exhibition "Life: Through the Looking Glass" shows what their work looks like in research laboratories, what they work on and what questions they ask themselves in the process.

Life Sciences - Health - 18.05.2022
Ceremonial opening of the new research center 'Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology'
Ceremonial opening of the new research center ’Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology’
Freiburg scientists at IMBIT conduct interdisciplinary research on human-machine interfaces With an opening ceremony on May 18, 2022, the State of Baden-Württemberg inaugurated the new research center "Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology" (IMBIT) at the University of Freiburg.

Health - Life Sciences - 13.05.2022
Great progress thanks to mini organs
Great progress thanks to mini organs
05/13/2022 Life-like organ replicas - so-called 3D organoids - are a good way to research disease processes.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.05.2022
Best conditions for young scientists
Best conditions for young scientists
The Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany will receive two new research training groups, the German Research Foundation (DFG) announced on 9 May 2022.

Life Sciences - 05.04.2022
The dark matter of the brain
The dark matter of the brain
They are part of the brain of almost every animal species, yet they remain usually invisible even under the electron microscope.

Life Sciences - Health - 04.04.2022
Surprising finding on the cause of hydrocephalus
Surprising finding on the cause of hydrocephalus
Study of the Universities of Yale, Harvard and Bonn shows that the disease is often caused by disrupted brain development Hydrocephalus in children often has completely different causes than previously assumed.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.04.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 31.03.2022
State of NRW funds 'iBehave' research network
State of NRW funds ’iBehave’ research network
Joint project led by the University of Bonn to receive around 20 million euros over the next four years The North Rhine-Westphalian state government is supporting five outstanding research networks in pioneering research fields with a total of 81.2 million euros.

Event - Life Sciences - 23.03.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 21.03.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 18.03.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 17.03.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 17.03.2022

Architecture - Life Sciences - 17.03.2022
Near-natural, fractal architecture promotes well-being
Near-natural, fractal architecture promotes well-being
An interdisciplinary group of researchers uses basic research to obtain hard evidence about how people perceive and navigate their urban environments. Fractal and nature-like design demonstrably promotes physical and mental well-being, according to the researchers. They call for an incorporation of this knowledge into urban planning decisions.

Life Sciences - Health - 17.03.2022
A deeper insight into the bag of tricks of bacteria
A deeper insight into the bag of tricks of bacteria
03/17/2022 Cynthia Sharma studies how bacteria adapt to changing environments, focusing on RNA-binding proteins, about which very little is known so far.

Life Sciences - 09.03.2022
New genus of ancient waterfowl discovered
Four species of waterfowl have been found at the Hammerschmiede site. Allgoviachen tortonica is the largest, weighing about two kilograms and reaching 70 centimeters in body length.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.03.2022
Nutrients or poison?
Nutrients or poison?
TUM@Freising: Lecture on the importance of boron, arsenic and other semimetals for agriculture The semimetal boron is an essential microelement for plants.

Life Sciences - Health - 25.02.2022
Designer blood from stem cells
Designer blood from stem cells
MHH receives three million euros for research on artificial blood cells to counter shortages of blood reserves Blood transfusions are among the most common procedures in hospitals.

Health - Life Sciences - 21.02.2022
DKG certifies MHH Centre for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer
DKG certifies MHH Centre for Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer
DKG certifies excellent quality of care for women at increased risk of breast and/or ovarian cancer If there is a high incidence of breast and/or ovarian cancer in the family or if women develop the disease at a young age, this is usually due to hereditary causes.

Life Sciences - 10.02.2022

Life Sciences - Health - 09.02.2022
Real-time DNA recognition
Real-time DNA recognition
Dr. Irene Fernandez-Cuesta from the Department of Physics at Universität Hamburg and her team have received a grant of 150 000 euros from the European Research Council.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 08.02.2022
Root symbiosis is regulated through nutrient status of plants
Root symbiosis is regulated through nutrient status of plants
Phosphorus is one of the most important nutrients for plants. Among other functions, it is needed to create substances for the plant's immune system, for the healthy development of seeds and for root growth.

Religions - Life Sciences - 06.02.2022
Showing sensitivity towards animals
At a recent Agricultural Congress, Environment Minister Steffi Lemke and Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir (both from the Bündnis 90/Green Party) recently advocated taking a joint approach and making a new start.

History / Archeology - Life Sciences - 03.02.2022
A sensational discovery
A sensational discovery
"This discovery is a sensation!" says Prof. Uwe Hoßfeld of Friedrich Schiller University Jena, describing unique and important 19 th century lecture notes that have come to light.

Life Sciences - 31.01.2022
More than 18,000 pot sherds document life in ancient Egypt
More than 18,000 pot sherds document life in ancient Egypt
Egyptologists have recovered more than 18,000 inscribed sherds in ancient Athribis - the remains of vessels and jars that served as writing material some 2,000 years ago.

Life Sciences - Event - 28.01.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 26.01.2022

Life Sciences - Environment - 19.01.2022
Secret helpers in the underground
Secret helpers in the underground
Plants do not live alone, but are colonized by countless bacteria and fungi. Caroline Gutjahr, Professor of Plant Genetics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), will explain the positive influences exerted by some of these organisms on Monday, January 31, 2022.

Health - Life Sciences - 14.01.2022
Creative Through Movement
01/14/2022 Do we have our best ideas while walking? Indeed, but even small movements while sitting improve creativity, as two researchers have discovered. Movement helps us to think creatively. This insight is over 2000 years old - and already known to the philosophers in ancient Greece. However, what is the connection between movement and cognition from a scientific point of view?

Life Sciences - Health - 12.01.2022
EU funding for five research projects
EU funding for five research projects
How can signal paths in the brain be visualized? What role do local production networks play in globalization? How can synthetic enzymes catalyze new reactions? Five research projects at the Technica

Life Sciences - Career - 11.01.2022

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 04.01.2022
How plants respond to heat stress
How plants respond to heat stress
Plants, like other organisms, can be severely affected by heat stress. To increase their chances of survival, they activate the heat shock response, a molecular pathway also employed by human and animal cells for stress protection.
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