Orangutan Demonstrates Self-Medication Using Medicinal Plant for Wound Treatment

When faced with minor injuries like a cut finger, many of us resort to self-treatment before seeking medical assistance....

In 2023, We Became Lost in Neverland on Climate Change

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This year, the UN, governments and even some scientists lost their collective minds on climate change. In July,...

TUM Launches Munich Data Science Institute to Drive Collaboration in Data Science and AI

Opening ceremony of the Munich Data Science Institute (MDSI) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM, on September 14th, 2023 in the Galileo Congress Center Garching; in the picture: TUM President
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is proud to announce the official inauguration of the Munich Data Science...

Erbium Dopants Stimulated to Emit Single Photons

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPQ) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have made...

Online trials - when the avatar negotiates

Online court hearings are becoming increasingly important. Since the Corona crisis, courts have been increasingly working...

Solar energy expansion for Munich

The City Council's Committee for Climate and Environmental Protection today approved the Munich's solar strategy, which...

Bavarian companies embracing quantum science

In order to fully realize the potential of QST, Bavarian businesses are already working with research institutions....

CO2 now stored in the Danish North Sea

Under the Danish seabed, CO2 from Belgium has been stored at a depth of 1800 meters for a few weeks. It works like this: In...

2022 was one of the two warmest years on record

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According to the German Weather Service (DWD), Germany experienced an "exceptional weather year" in 2022. According to the...

Europe's first ecosystem with its own rights

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The largest saltwater lagoon in the western Mediterranean is threatened with ecological collapse. Intensive agriculture is...

Amphibian and reptile species threatened by drought years

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The low rainfall in recent years has not only severely reduced amphibians in Brandenburg, but also many reptile species....

Traffic lights agreement on CO2 price sharing

According to information from the AFP news agency, the government has agreed on key points for the planned sharing of CO2...

Healthy reefs survive coral bleaching from heat waves

Relatively recently, a heat wave in the southern summer of 2016/2017 triggered coral bleaching with devastating damage...

Pathogens, the invisible historians

Before Covid-19, it was the world's deadliest disease. In 2018, the World Health Organization estimated ten million people...

Mathematical modelling could reduce infection rates

A quick scan of the cell phone display and the long-awaited entrance to a movie theater, a concert, a handball hall, or...

Mystery solved: The origins of flying dinosaurs

Fossils of pterosaurs, the earliest reptiles to evolve powered flight, were unearthed in the 19th Century but their...

Climate Change and Mathematical Modelling Illusions

For the past three decades, human-caused global warming alarmists have tried to frighten the public with stories of doom...

A green way of coloring denims blue

A new research study led by the University of California, Berkeley engineering Professor John Dueber has shown that indigo...

Planting trees no longer an option to mop up our increasing CO2 emissions

Nations around the globe are stepping up, determined to uphold the 2015 Paris climate agreement of limiting the global...

Revolutionizing clean energy by recycling not-quite-so-rare earths

Steel was the material of progress during the industrial revolution, while the twentieth century was the age of Mylar,...

Can Deep Water Corals Survive the Impact of Climate Change?

The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) situated off the northeastern coast of Australia stands as the largest and arguably the most...

Rising Summer Temperatures Linked to Climate Change

With each passing summer, temperatures seem to climb higher, a phenomenon attributed to natural forces. Last year...
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TUM Research Aims to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Poultry Farming

Julia Steinhoff-Wagner, a Professor of Animal Nutrition and Metabolism at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), is...
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Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Munich Researcher and Colleagues

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three researchers, including Ferenc Krausz, the Director of the Max...
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Breakthrough Discovery Unlocks Potential for Highly Sensitive Sensors

The world of electronic devices is on the brink of a revolution in sensor technology as scientists at the Technical...
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Quantum-Safe Data Encryption: Researchers at TUM Take on NIST Challenge

As the world advances technologically, our reliance on the internet for daily tasks grows stronger. From online shopping...

Europe's largest aerospace campus set for Munich

The largest aerospace campus in Europe will be established in Taufkirchen and Ottobrunn, located in the southern part of...

New method improves measurement of brain activity

Measuring the activity of the human brain on a cell-by-cell basis was previously only possible to a very limited extent....
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Aerospace start-up wins award

A rocket for a new generation of satellites, remote-controlled trucks and software to calculate CO2 emissions: these are...

Technological innovations propel sustainable energy solutions

In the pursuit of a greener and more sustainable future, technological innovations are playing a pivotal role in...
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From IceCube to Milky Way

For the first time, the scientists of the international IceCube Collaboration have succeeded in detecting neutrinos from...

TUM again ranked first in Germany

For the ninth time in a row, TUM is ranked first in Germany in the prestigious QS World University Rankings. It is ranked...
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Cure for age-related blindness on horizon

Life Biosciences, a biotechnology company developing innovative cellular rejuvenation techniques to reverse aging and...

Italy bans laboratory meat

Italians have an intimate relationship with their agriculture, which is known to produce many good foods. Farm animals are...
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Coffee consumption: researchers discover new effects on brain

With a per capita consumption of 162 liters per year, coffee is the Germans' absolute favorite beverage. Coffee is not...
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Google discovers security gaps in smartphones

Small chips, big security holes: A security team from the Internet company Google has found serious vulnerabilities in...
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EU wants to tighten emissions trading

Consumers and companies in the EU will have to pay more frequently for carbon dioxide (CO?) emissions in the future....

Test flight for NASA "Artemis" moon mission launched

After months of postponements, the crisis-ridden NASA lunar mission "Artemis 1" departed on Wednesday for a first test...
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Global warming in Arctic much faster than previously assumed

Global warming in the wake of the climate crisis has progressed much faster in the Arctic than previously assumed,...
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Deutsches Museum becomes fit for the future

The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the largest science and technology museums in the world. It has been undergoing...
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Number of toads and frogs in Brandenburg drops dramatically

In Brandenburg's waters, the number of amphibians such as frogs and toads has decreased significantly in recent years....

Increasing wildfires due to climate change

Devastating wildfires like the recent ones in Australia and California will increase significantly because of climate...

Google reduces the error rate of its quantum computer

Nobody's perfect - this is especially true for Google's quantum computer "Sycamore," which two years ago was able to solve...

The brown dog tick opens up habitats in Germany

Temperatures around 25 degrees Celsius, dry and preferably a dog in the household. If the brown dog tick had to post a...

Climate protection: great goals, but no way to get there

Helmut Kohl already knew how to make politics with climate targets. In 1995, shortly before a UN climate conference in...

Horses and donkeys revive a desert biotope

A few feral horses and donkeys scratch the sand with their hooves in the Mojave Desert until they reach the groundwater at...

Indoor farms are particularly environmentally friendly

Glass display cases in grocery stores are nothing unusual. But what is this one doing in the vegetable section of a...

Cause of mass death of bald eagles discovered

With criminalistic flair, researchers have solved the mystery surrounding the mysterious mass death of bald eagles in the...

Artificial snow to preserve glaciers

Felix Keller is visibly excited. He doesn't seem to mind the double-digit temperatures at 2100 meters above sea level at...

Climate fight looks to CO2 storage

On the roof of the waste incineration plant in Hinwil near Zurich, the air is as low in carbon dioxide as it was before...

Two billion euro program for innovation in Bavaria

Bavaria's Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) has presented a two-billion-euro program to expand research and innovation in...

Radiation fraud must be exposed

Many people think that science is somehow immune to frauds and misrepresentations. Application of the "scientific method"...

Antibiotic shows antiviral potential

Researchers at Yale have discovered that a type of antibiotic surprisingly displays antiviral properties in...

Do Animals Have Supernatural powers?

Credit: Wikipedia, Kallerna, Creative Commons In my book titled : "Exact Lies of Social Engineering - The Silent...

Future smart devices might provide you with a feel for virtual textures and shapes

Imagine you are browsing the just-released iPhone that you would like to purchase on your tablet. Normally, what would...

Body clock research wins the 2017 Nobel prize in physiology

On 2nd October 2017, the Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology was awarded to three American scientists Jeffrey C. Hall,...

Seven "Earth-ish" planets herald a new season in the search for alien life

Astronomers found seven approximately Earth-sized, rocky planets about 40 light years (235 trillion miles) from us. They...

Swarms of robots go with the flow to reveal the mysteries of the ocean

About 70% of Earth's surface is covered by oceans. Yet, they remain mysterious: we have more detailed maps of the surface...

Are we there yet- The long journey to Mars

How close are we to the giant leap to Mars? Recently the partial success of the European Space Agency's (ESA) ExoMars...

Nanomachines win Nobel Prize

The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded last month by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to a trio of European...