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Sustainable support for researchers - Pressemitteilung, 17.09.2019
The Welcome Centre for the Göttingen Campus and the Südniedersachsen region continues to work hard to strengthen sustainable collaboration with its existing project partners. As a result, the …
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The real value of cats and dogs in Germany - Pressemitteilung, 13.09.2019
It is estimated that 23 percent of all German households have a cat, 19 percent a dog, 6 percent other small animals and 10 percent birds, fish or reptiles. One indication how much these anima…
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The significance of the humanities in the 21st century - Pressemitteilung, 11.09.2019
Since April 2019, the University of Göttingen has been coordinating a European research team preparing the European part of the World Humanities Report (WHR) for UNESCO. From this summer, the …
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How cows and cattle can get back to the pastures - Pressemitteilung, 09.09.2019
Modern livestock farming increases the pressure to use arable land for fodder production. The result: modern dairy farms no longer send their cows out to pasture. The "Green Grass" project, le…
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Why is Brexit so difficult? - Pressemitteilung, 03.09.2019
"Why is Brexit so difficult?“ – the University of Göttingen invites you to a public lecture followed by a panel discussion on Tuesday 10 September 2019. The British political scientist Profess…
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Graphene layer enables advance in super-resolution microscopy - Pressemitteilung, 02.09.2019
Researchers at the University of Göttingen have developed a new method that takes advantage of the unusual properties of graphene to electromagnetically interact with fluorescing (light-emitti…
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Cows contribute to plant composition of their pastures - Pressemitteilung, 30.08.2019
Angus, or Highland Cattle: not all cows are the same when it comes to a preference for different herbaceous, grass and shrub species. Research carried out the Universities of Heidelberg and Gö…
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The beginnings of trade in northwestern Europe during the Bronze Age - Pressemitteilung, 26.08.2019
People in England were using balance weights and scales to measure the value of materials as early as the late second and early first millennia BC. This is what Professor Lorenz Rahmstorf, sci…
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Tracing the Evolution of Vision - Pressemitteilung, 22.08.2019
The function of the visual photopigment rhodopsin and its action in the retina to facilitate vision is well understood. However, there remain questions about other biological functions of this…
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Germany and United Kingdom are popular destinations - Pressemitteilung, 21.08.2019
Those who wish to leave their own country of origin in the European Union (EU) can currently do so without complications: with the right to freedom of movement, the EU offers its citizens uniq…
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Decades-old puzzle of the ecology of soil animals solved - Pressemitteilung, 20.08.2019
An international research team led by the University of Göttingen has deciphered the defence mechanism of filamentous fungi. Moulds are a preferred food source for small animals. As fungi cann…
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How plants synthesise salicylic acid - Pressemitteilung, 02.08.2019
The pain-relieving effect of salicylic acid, now sold as Aspirin, has been known for thousands of years. Besides being a useful drug with numerous health applications, it is a stress hormone m…
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EU agriculture not viable for the future - Pressemitteilung, 01.08.2019
The current reform proposals of the EU Commission on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) are unlikely to improve environmental protection, say researchers led by the German Centre for Integra…
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Planetary trio with possibly habitable world - Pressemitteilung, 31.07.2019
An international team of researchers with participation from the University of Göttingen has discovered three new planets, one of which is located far enough from its star to be potentially ha…
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Introduced species dilute the effects of evolution on diversity - Pressemitteilung, 29.07.2019
Understanding how biodiversity is shaped by multiple forces is crucial to protect rare species and unique ecosystems. Now an international research team led by the University of Göttingen, Ge…
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