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Scientists investigated molecular processes for targeted dog cancer therapy

Almost every second dog above the age of ten years develops cancer. Modern tumor therapy combines surgery, radiation therapy and novel drug treatment options….

Ravens understand the relations among others

From a cognitive perspective, understanding one's own relationships to others is a key ability in daily social life (“knowing who is nice or not”). Yet,…

"EcoTram" research project: further reducing the energy consumption of trams

The “EcoTram” research project is intended to demonstrate how this figure can be reduced. For this purpose, in the first stage of the project in the climatic…

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the lowest noise of them all

Although it may not be immediately obvious, the mechanical properties of optical components have a significant impact on the performance of lasers employed in…

Summer Rain More Likely over Drier Soils

Summer rain is more likely over drier soil – this is the conclusion scientists have drawn from a detailed analysis of satellite data. State-of-the-art computer…

World record: Quantum teleportation over 143 kilometres

The team succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a particle of light over a separation of 143 kilometres from the Canary Island La Palma to Tenerife. The…

Single molecules in a quantum movie

An international team of scientists now succeeded in shooting a movie which shows the build-up of a matter-wave interference pattern from single dye molecules…

Not Senseless – Watching the Brain Relearning the Sense of Smell

These studies provide insight into the effects of the loss of smell on corresponding relevant brain areas. One such project, conducted with support from the…

Drought or Flooding? No Simple Science

Extreme events, such as floods or droughts, are caused by multiple factors – and must therefore be studied from many different perspectives. This is what…