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New strategic partnership - Pressemitteilung, 21.06.2018
The U4 universities (Ghent University, the University Göttingen, the University of Groningen and Uppsala University) have joined forces with the University of Tartu to prepare an application f…
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How’s that grab you? - Pressemitteilung, 20.06.2018
For decades, scientists assumed that statistical abilities were closely linked with language abilities and mathematical education. An international team of researchers has now shown that great…
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Interaction between top quark and Higgs boson observed for the first time - Pressemitteilung, 05.06.2018
Experimental physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva discovered in 2012 the Higgs boson that gives mass to the other particles. Since then, they are busy to unravelling…
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Modern infrastructures for high-performance computing - Pressemitteilung, 29.05.2018
Göttingen University’s currently biggest new construction project is starting to take shape: Since the beginning of the year, the new joint Data Processing Centre for Göttingen’s science hub h…
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Restoration of endangered carbon reservoirs - Pressemitteilung, 24.05.2018
Tropical peat swamp forests are among the most important terrestrial carbon reservoirs, but they are increasingly being cleared. Data on their regenerative capacity have so far been completely…
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Evolvability through modularity – an ancient design principle - Pressemitteilung, 17.05.2018
Molluscs, such as snails, mussles, oysters and squid, are a group of animals that have enjoyed incredible evolutionary success for more than 540 million years. An international team of researc…
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Oldest wooden sculpture in the world is 11,500 years old - Pressemitteilung, 30.04.2018
For over 100 years, a monumental wooden sculpture, discovered in 1894 by gold miners about 50 kilometres north of the city in the Shigir Moor, has been displayed in the Yekaterinburg Museum. A…
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Social relevance and visibility - Pressemitteilung, 27.04.2018
The German-Japanese University Network HeKKSaGOn enters round two: At the sixth rectors' meeting at Osaka University in Japan, the partner universities drew a positive conclusion from their pr…
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Award for book on research in South Indian slums - Pressemitteilung, 24.04.2018
Religious anthropologist Dr. Nathaniel Roberts from the University of Göttingen has received the Bernard Cohn Prize 2018. The Association for Asian Studies awarded him the prize for his book “…
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Magnetic nano-imaging on a table top - Pressemitteilung, 20.04.2018
A research team at the Universities of Göttingen and Augsburg in Germany in collaboration with Technion in Israel have used femtosecond HHG pulses for the first time to capture images of magne…
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Reversed evolution - Pressemitteilung, 03.04.2018
Metallic glasses and humans inhabit the same universe: they age. In time, their physical properties change towards a distinct direction. Researchers from the University of Göttingen and the Eu…
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Award for doctoral thesis in religious studies - Pressemitteilung, 21.03.2018
Religious anthropologist Dr. Stefan Binder from the University of Göttingen has received the Gerardus van der Leeuw Prize 2018. The Netherlands Society for Religious Studies (NGG) awarded him …
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Earlier flowering of modern winter wheat cultivars - Pressemitteilung, 20.03.2018
Researchers from the University of Göttingen together with colleagues from the University of Bonn investi-gated how the flowering day of winter wheat has changed within the last 60 years. They…
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Locomotion control with photopigments - Pressemitteilung, 15.03.2018
Animal photoreceptors capture light with photopigments. Researchers from the University of Göttingen have now discovered that these photopigments fulfill an additional function: They not only …
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A global conflict: agricultural production vs. biodiversity - Pressemitteilung, 06.03.2018
Smart land-use planning could ease the conflict between agricultural production and nature conservation. A team of researchers led by the University of Göttingen has now integrated global data…
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