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Calculating recharge of groundwater more precisely

 Calculating recharge of groundwater more precisely

Researchers demonstrate that current models underestimate role of subsurface heterogeneity

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In Enemy Garb

In Enemy Garb

Biologists expand on more than 150 years of textbook wisdom with a new explanation for wasp mimicry

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Intelligent, Clever, and with Moral Behavior

Intelligent, Clever, and with Moral Behavior

The University of Freiburg has now opened a new robotics center as part of its Faculty of Engineering

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Same behavior outdoors and in the lab

 Same behavior outdoors and in the lab

A spherical treadmill allows biologists to investigate how desert ants find their way in a featureless environment

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Traffic Light in the Brain

Traffic Light in the Brain

Research group offers new insights into the roles of different subareas in the prefrontal cortex

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Welcoming Researchers from across the Globe

Welcoming Researchers from across the Globe

European Union extends funding for international fellowship program at Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies

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The Origin of Stem Cells

The Origin of Stem Cells

The protein WOX2 is responsible for enabling plants to develop organs throughout their lives

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Quality assurance – done automatically

Quality assurance – done automatically

Freiburg research team once more wins the gold medal at the International Software Verification Competition

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Better and Faster Diagnosis of Diseases

Better and Faster Diagnosis of Diseases

Microsystems engineer Can Dincer wins the second prize at Gips-Schüle young scientist competition

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The role of the tunnel

The role of the tunnel

Freiburg researchers discover new molecular details about protein sorting in the cell

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When life sciences become data sciences

When life sciences become data sciences

The University of Freiburg offers Europe-wide infrastructure and service in Bioinformatics

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Cancer Medications Learn to Hide

Cancer Medications Learn to Hide

The European Research Council awards Wilfried Weber an ERC Proof of Concept Grant

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Improving prognoses for a sustainable future

 Improving prognoses for a sustainable future

Computer models play a significant role in environmental policy, but offer only a partial picture of the industrial system

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Snap, Digest, Respire

Snap, Digest, Respire

Scientists show how the Venus flytrap uses its prey’s nitrogen compounds to extract energy

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Light in a dark universe

Light in a dark universe

With a grant of two million euros, physicist Marc Schumann aims to spearhead the search for dark matter

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Sensory Stimuli Control Dopamine in the Brain

Sensory Stimuli Control Dopamine in the Brain

Type and intensity of stimuli control the activity of nerve cells that release the neurotransmitter dopamine

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Survival Artists in the Antarctic

Survival Artists in the Antarctic

Researchers study the ways in which moss can survive in hostile environments

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Conifer cones bear their ages well, and still move it

 Conifer cones bear their ages well, and still move it

Freiburg biologists demonstrate that fossil conifer cones possess the oldest known plant structures which still exhibit movements

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How Complex Cells Developed

How Complex Cells Developed

A team of researchers provides new insights into the development of mitochondria

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