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Politics - 25.07.2022
Political panel survey: Germans feel strongly threatened by current crises
Respondents see a clear division in society, especially when it comes to income and the topic of gender sensitive language The majority of Germans feel that their security is threatened by the curren

Environment - Research Management - 13.07.2022
New Research project: Warning system for dangerous heavy rain and flash floods
AVOSS links weather data with relevant hydrological information such as current soil moisture and terrain slope In recent years, there have been repeated flash floods in Germany, some with devastating effects, which have been triggered by localized heavy rainfall.

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.06.2022
How tree extinction affects the food web
How tree extinction affects the food web
German Research Foundation approves international research group headed by biologist Alexandra-Maria Klein The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the Research Group 5281 "Multitrophic Inte

Environment - Microtechnics - 27.05.2022
Sensor network in the forest to improve forecasts of climate change impacts
The German Research Foundation approves the Collaborative Research Center "ECOSENSE" The German Research Foundation (DFG) will fund the Collaborative Research Center CRC 1537 "ECOSENSE" from July 1, 2022.

Life Sciences - Health - 18.05.2022
Ceremonial opening of the new research center ’Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology’
Freiburg scientists at IMBIT conduct interdisciplinary research on human-machine interfaces With an opening ceremony on May 18, 2022, the State of Baden-Württemberg inaugurated the new research center "Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology" (IMBIT) at the University of Freiburg.

Environment - Event - 13.05.2022

Linguistics / Literature - Music - 09.05.2022

Event - History / Archeology - 05.05.2022

Health - Pharmacology - 29.04.2022
COVID-19: How vaccination and previous infections also help fight against Omicron
COVID-19: How vaccination and previous infections also help fight against Omicron
Immune cells against previous Sars-CoV-2 variants also recognize Omicron well and can thus protect against severe disease / Vaccination can improve immune response even after infection / Study by Frei

Environment - Research Management - 13.04.2022
German Research Foundation has approved a new research unit dedicated to soil ecology
German Research Foundation has approved a new research unit dedicated to soil ecology
Team led by Friederike Lang is researching the functioning and vulnerability of the forest floor In contrast to arable soils, forest soils are not mechanically mixed. As a result leaf and needle litter, brushwood and seeds accumulate on the surface and form a unique zone of transition between the fresh biomass and the mineral soil, which is called the forest floor.

Innovation - Health - 12.04.2022
Technology transfer award for PCR rapid test device for infection diagnostics
Technology transfer award for PCR rapid test device for infection diagnostics
Spindiag, a University of Freiburg and Hahn-Schickard spin-off, has been recognized for its research-based development Spindiag GmbH, together with the University of Freiburg and the Hahn-Schickard-Gesellschaft für angewandte Forschung e.V.

Environment - 31.03.2022
Where does the Easter Bunny live? Citizens can report sightings of wild rabbits and brown hares
Where does the Easter Bunny live? Citizens can report sightings of wild rabbits and brown hares
Wildlife researchers ask for help in recording brown hares and wild rabbits including in villages and cities Just in time for Easter, the Chair of Wildlife Ecology and Management at the University of

Law - 24.03.2022
European Regulatory Approach to Trustworthy AI in Public Administration
Freiburg researchers collaborated on European Law Institute model rules on artificial intelligence, to be presented in a webinar in April The European and global legal community is currently engaged

Health - Pharmacology - 09.03.2022
Majority of Freiburg school pupils approve of compulsory mask wearing and vaccination in the pandemic
Survey of 636 school pupils in the Freiburg area on their perception of the corona pandemic To find out how Freiburg school pupils are doing in the enduring corona pandemic, Dr. Sebastian Jäck

Politics - 17.02.2022
State election in Saarland: 'WahlSwiper' electoral tool online from today
State election in Saarland: ’WahlSwiper’ electoral tool online from today
App produced by Freiburg political scientist Uwe Wagschal's team being rolled out for the 21st time From today, 17 February 2022, anyone who wants can use a scientific tool designed to assist their decision-making with regard to the state election on 27 March.

Health - 08.12.2010
Always on the bright side
What makes cleavers always stay on top of other plants, bringing them a sun-exposed location advantageous for fast plant growth?

Life Sciences - 01.10.2010
DirectFuel
The Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg participates in the new EU-funded FP7 collaborative project "Direct biological conversion of solar energy to volatile hydrocarbon fuels by engineered cyanobacter

Life Sciences - Health - 22.07.2010
Medicine from Moss
Biologists at the University of Freiburg, Germany, have produced in the moss bioreactor a human protein, the absence of which leads to age-related blindness in 50 million people.

Life Sciences - Environment - 04.06.2010
The Intriguing World of Seaweeds
Recently, the characterization of brown seaweeds has taken a giant step forward with the decoding of the complete genome of one of these organisms ( Ectocarpus siliculosus ) by an international consortium led by Dr. Mark Cock from the Biological Station Roscoff (Bretagne, France).

Life Sciences - Environment - 04.06.2010
The Intriguing World of Seaweeds
Recently, the characterization of brown seaweeds has taken a giant step forward with the decoding of the complete genome of one of these organisms ( Ectocarpus siliculosus ) by an international consortium led by Dr. Mark Cock from the Biological Station Roscoff (Bretagne, France).

Life Sciences - Environment - 18.03.2010
Freiburg welcomes historic plant meeting
Largest European Congress for Plant Science to be held at the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2012 Freiburg, 18.

Event - History / Archeology - 12.03.2010
Germany"s Top Father is from the University of Freiburg
Marcel Oettrich from the Office of Marketing and Knowledge Management of the University of Freiburg has been chosen as Germany"s "Top Father 2010.

Life Sciences - Health - 01.03.2010
Biogenic Insecticides Described
, a bacterium which lives in a symbiotic relationship with nematodes. The tiny worms enter insect larvae through natural openings, where they proceed to "cough up" the bacteria, so to speak.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 24.02.2010
Mosses, deep-frozen
In the Life Sciences the safe long-term storage of living materials such as cells or whole organisms as well as their worldwide exchange between research groups is becoming more and more important.

Environment - 19.02.2010
[eng] IndiTrack Goes Global " Bachelor Year Abroad as Preparation for Master " Further Expansion of Course Offerings at University
The University of Freiburg has expanded its prize-winning instructional concept "Windows for Higher Education" to include a study abroad program: "GlobalTrack," a pilot project at the Faculty of Fore

Chemistry - Life Sciences - 15.02.2010
[eng] Cartilage Replacement Using the Body"s Own Cells: Fast, Affordable and a Perfect Fit
BIOSS researcher investigates new engineering strategies for cartilage-implants Freiburg, 15. Injuries to joints and cartilage can have serious consequences, including osteoarthritis.

Life Sciences - Environment - 12.02.2010
[eng] Environmental Management for Russia
Scientists from Freiburg, Germany, awarded grant of one million Euros for a project to improve higher education in Russia Freiburg, 12.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 08.01.2010
[eng] Micro RNAs make Genes shut up
Freiburg i.Br. Universität Freiburg RNA molecules are the mobile messengers of genes. They carry information on the production of proteins from the DNA to the ribosomes.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.11.2009
[ENG] 9.4 Million Euros for University of Freiburg
20. Freiburg i.Br. Universität Freiburg DFG Approves New Collaborative Research Center on "Control of Cell Motility in Morphogenesis, Tumor Invasion, and Metastatic Spread" Freiburg, 20.