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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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European Campus Receives Prix Bartholdi

European Campus Receives Prix Bartholdi

Minister of Science Theresia Bauer presents the award to the university alliance

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Watching Individual Proteins at Work

Watching Individual Proteins at Work

Research team presents new approach for observing structures and movements of complex molecules

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In Search of Ultraphosphates in Living Organisms

In Search of Ultraphosphates in Living Organisms

Volkswagen Foundation grants researchers at the Universities of Freiburg and Lausanne a total of 100,000 euros in funding

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Biologists Discover Origin of Stomata

Biologists Discover Origin of Stomata

Similar genetic mechanism between flowering plants and mosses is a result of evolutionary conservation

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Success for Two Collaborative Research Centers

Success for Two Collaborative Research Centers

University of Freiburg will receive eleven million euros from the German Research Foundation for the approved projects

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How Plants Measure Temperature

How Plants Measure Temperature

Research team shows how plants use a light receptor as a thermosensor

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Personalized antibiotic treatment

Personalized antibiotic treatment

Researchers from Freiburg have developed a sensor platform that quantifies antibiotics in human blood within minutes

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Studying Curved Spaces

Studying Curved Spaces

Freiburg mathematician Sebastian Goette is awarded funding from the Simons Foundation

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The Dragon Tree as Model

The Dragon Tree as Model

Freiburg researchers receive Materialica Gold Award 2016 for three-legged fiber-reinforced ramifications

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When fat cells change their colour

When fat cells change their colour

The epigenetic enzyme Lsd1 plays an important role in maintaining brown fat tissue

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Academic Pioneers

Academic Pioneers

University College Freiburg celebrates first graduating class of Liberal Arts and Sciences students

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Protein with Multiple Duties

Protein with Multiple Duties

Freiburg researchers demonstrate how a molecular barrel structure serves various functions in the mitochondria

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Senate Issues Statement against Xenophobia

 Senate Issues Statement against Xenophobia

University of Freiburg declares its support for pluralism, openness, and international exchange

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