University of Würzburg

University of Würzburg
Sanderring 2, 97070 Würzburg, Germany
University of Würzburg  
Environment - Oct 17
10/17/2019 - Around 20 percent of the world's agricultural areas yields less than it did 20 years ago. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization FAO, humans are the culprit: we have not done enough to protect biodiversity. In many respects, nature is an outstanding service provider for agriculture.
Health - Oct 9

Researchers at the University of Würzburg and the Spanish Cancer Research Centre have gained new insights into the pathogen that causes tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a highly contagious infectious disease that is typically spread through aerosols and mainly affects the lungs.

Environment - Oct 2

Removing dead trees from the forests and reforesting on a large scale: this is the German Federal Government's strategy against "Forest Dieback 2.0".

Life Sciences - Sep 26
Life Sciences

09/26/2019 - Scientists from the University of Würzburg have discovered that spider silk contains an exceptional protein.

Business - Sep 2

To date, it is nothing but the wishful thinking of many plastics recyclers: that recyclability is taken into account right from the very beginning of a product's life cycle, at the product design stage.

Life Sciences - Aug 27
Life Sciences

08/27/2019 - More than 90 percent of all bee species are not organized in colonies, but fight their way through life alone.

Pharmacology - Oct 7

Using special receptors, plants recognize when they are at risk of fungal infection. This new finding could help cultivate resistant crops and reduce pesticide usage.

Life Sciences - Oct 1

External stimuli can rearrange the hierarchy of neuronal networks and influence behaviour. This was demonstrated by scientists from the universities of Würzburg and Brandeis using the circadian clock of the fruit fly as an example.

Academic Rankings - Sep 12
Academic Rankings

The University of Würzburg features among the leading universities worldwide and in Germany according to the latest Shanghai Ranking and the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

Physics - Aug 29

08/29/2019 - The universities of Würzburg and Dresden have officially celebrated their success in the Excellence Strategy.

Environment - Aug 26

08/26/2019 - Plants face a dilemma in dry conditions: they have to seal themselves off to prevent losing too much water but this also limits their uptake of carbon dioxide.

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