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Crystal structures in super slow motion - Pressemitteilung, 22.01.2021
Laser beams can be used to change the properties of materials in an extremely precise way. However, the underlying processes generally take place at such unimaginably fast speeds and at such a…
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Strong support for the extension of European infrastructures - Pressemitteilung, 21.01.2021
The University of Göttingen, as a member of the European university network ENLIGHT, succeeded in getting funding from the German Academic Exchange Agency (DAAD) for €750,000 for the expansion…
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A fly’s eye view of evolution - Pressemitteilung, 13.01.2021
The fascinating compound eyes of insects consist of hundreds of individual eyes known as “facets”. In the course of evolution, an enormous variety of eye sizes and shapes has emerged, often re…
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Single-molecule, metal-induced energy transfer - Pressemitteilung, 12.01.2021
Physicist Professor Jörg Enderlein from the University of Göttingen has been awarded an Advanced Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC has supported Enderlein's project – "Sing…
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Variety: spice of life for bumble bees - Pressemitteilung, 16.12.2020
The yield and quality of many crops benefit from pollination, but it isn’t just honey bees that do this work: bumble bees also have a role. A team led by University of Göttingen used innovativ…
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Discussion and de-escalation in social media - Pressemitteilung, 15.12.2020
It’s a familiar situation: a compelling discussion develops on social media – it could be about any topic – but instead of working constructively towards a common solution, the tone becomes in…
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How artificial intelligence can improve medical care - Pressemitteilung, 11.12.2020
How can artificial intelligence (AI) improve long-term medical care? A team of researchers from Göttingen, Darmstadt, Essen, Cologne and Munich will research this topic in a new interdiscipina…
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‘Asynchrony’ important in crop diversity for global food security - Pressemitteilung, 10.12.2020
Ensuring global food security is a key challenge, especially because of climate change and increasing demand from a population expected to reach almost ten billion. A high diversity of crops c…
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Pilot phase of the Forum Wissen ensured - Pressemitteilung, 03.12.2020
First Berlin, now Hannover: after the Federal Government of Germany decided to support the University of Göttingen's planned Forum Wissen for five years with a total of 7.15 million euros, the…
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Top marks for business studies and economics at Göttingen University - Pressemitteilung, 01.12.2020
In the Centre for Higher Education (CHE)'s 2020 rankings, the University of Göttingen University has top positions in business studies (BWL) and economics (VWL). CHE evaluated Master's program…
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University of Göttingen awarded new Collaborative Research Centre - Pressemitteilung, 27.11.2020
The German Research Foundation (DFG) funds a new Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) to start January 2021: ‘Mathematics of Experiment: the challenge of indirect measurements in the natural sc…
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The smell of cooperation - Pressemitteilung, 25.11.2020
Despite their reputation, rats are surprisingly sociable and actually regularly help each other out with tasks. Researchers at the Universities of Göttingen, Bern and St Andrews have now shown…
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Detecting bacteria with fluorescent nanosensors - Pressemitteilung, 25.11.2020
Researchers from Bochum, Göttingen, Duisburg and Cologne have developed a new method for detecting bacteria and infections. They use fluorescent nanosensors to track down pathogens faster and …
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Research with global impact - Pressemitteilung, 19.11.2020
The University of Göttingen features in this year's list of "Highly Cited Researchers" once again, with the inclusion of five of its scientists. Chemist Professor Lutz Ackermann, agroecologist…
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Surprises in ‘active’ aging - Pressemitteilung, 18.11.2020
Aging is a process that affects not only living beings. Many materials, like plastics and glasses, also age and there are computer models to describe this. Biological materials, such as living…
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