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Glowing hot super-Earth nearby - Pressemitteilung, 05.03.2021
In the past two and a half decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of exoplanets made of gas, ice and rock. Only a few of them are Earth-like. Studying their atmospheres with the instru…
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Watching the brain learn - Pressemitteilung, 04.03.2021
Understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying brain “plasticity", is crucial for explaining many illnesses and conditions. Neurocientists from the University and University Me…
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Ingredients for earliest life forms preserved in 3.5 billion-year-old rocks - Pressemitteilung, 23.02.2021
The earliest life forms must have used small organic molecules as building materials and energy sources. However, the existence of such components in early habitats on Earth had not yet been p…
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Wolves prefer to feed on the wild side - Pressemitteilung, 18.02.2021
When there is a choice, wolves in Mongolia prefer to feed on wild animals rather than grazing livestock. This is the discovery by a research team from the University of Göttingen and the Senck…
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Researchers solve riddle of plant immune system - Pressemitteilung, 16.02.2021
How do plants build resilience? An international research team led by the University of Göttingen studied the molecular mechanisms of the plant immune system. They were able to show a connecti…
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In search of super-Earths: Spectrograph CRIRES+ at ESO's Very Large Telescope - Pressemitteilung, 15.02.2021
The astronomy research instrument CRIRES+ is designed to study planets outside our solar system. It is now in operation at the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (…
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Strengthening research and innovation - Pressemitteilung, 12.02.2021
The University of Göttingen, together with its partners in the European University Network ENLIGHT, has received further funding of around 2.5 million euros. With the support of the European C…
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Early immunocastration to prevent ‘taint’ in boar meat - Pressemitteilung, 08.02.2021
Researchers from the Thünen Institute of Organic Farming and the University of Göttingen are the first to investigate very early immunocastration in male piglets to prevent ‘boar taint’, which…
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Forests of the world in 3D - Pressemitteilung, 04.02.2021
Primeval forests are of great importance for biodiversity and global carbon and water cycling. The three-dimensional structure of forests plays an important role because it influences processe…
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Flower diversity may mitigate insecticide effects on wild bees - Pressemitteilung, 02.02.2021
A higher diversity of flowering plants increases the breeding success of wild bees and may help compensate for the negative effects of insecticides. This is what researchers from the Universit…
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Scientists develop method to detect fake news - Pressemitteilung, 01.02.2021
Social media is increasingly used to spread fake news. The same problem can be found on the capital market – criminals spread fake news about companies in order to manipulate share prices. Res…
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How is human behaviour impacting wildlife movement? - Pressemitteilung, 29.01.2021
For species to survive in the wild, maintaining connectivity between populations is critical. Without ‘wildlife corridors’, groups of animals are isolated, unable to breed and may die out. In …
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Professor Metin Tolan is next President of the University of Göttingen - Pressemitteilung, 27.01.2021
The physicist Professor Metin Tolan will become the next President of the University of Göttingen. The Senate of the University unanimously agreed this decision today. The University Foundatio…
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Geologic history written in garnet sand - Pressemitteilung, 26.01.2021
On a remote island in Papua New Guinea, an international research team including the University of Göttingen has made an important geological discovery from a garnet-rich sand. By analysing ti…
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Better bundled: new principle for generating X-rays - Pressemitteilung, 25.01.2021
X-rays are usually difficult to direct and guide. X-ray physicists at the University of Göttingen have devel-oped a new method with which the X-rays can be emitted more precisely in one direct…
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