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Higher crisis awareness among the population on the topic of migration

The University of Freiburg’s political panel survey also reveals a continued high level of perceived division in society

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Statement on the terror attack against Israel

Statement on the terror attack against Israel

The University of Freiburg condemns the terrorist attacks and endorses the statement of the German Rectors’ Conference

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A better understanding of gene regulation in embryonic stem cells

Freiburg researchers show that transcription factors can enhance or inhibit each other, depending on the DNA sequence

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Two new DFG research units at the University of Freiburg

The research units are aiming to reveal the potential of enzymatic catalysis and investigate the biological mechanisms that underlie bladder cancer.

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How citizens can help to shape research

Register now for the Sixth Citizen Science Forum on November 29 and 30, 2023, in Freiburg

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Charalampos Pappas receives ERC Starting Grant

Charalampos Pappas receives ERC Starting Grant

Chemist from Freiburg will do research on self-assembling materials in the project “PhosphotoSupraChem”

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Drought stress alters the function of rainforest soil

Drought stress alters the function of rainforest soil

Extensive measurement campaign in the experimental rainforest of the Biosphere 2 highlights the effects of drought and rewetting on soil biogenic volatile organic compound (VOC) fluxes

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Tree mortality in the Black Forest on the rise - climate change a key driver

Tree mortality in the Black Forest on the rise - climate change a key driver

Forest scientists at the University of Freiburg are analysing the impacts of climate change on the region’s trees in a long-term study

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Previously unknown function: Noelin proteins central for learning ability in mammalian brains

Previously unknown function: Noelin proteins central for learning ability in mammalian brains

German-American research team reveals the fundamental importance of Noelin proteins for the activity-dependent plasticity of nerve cells

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Accurate data on dynamic molecular aggregates in cells for the first time

Accurate data on dynamic molecular aggregates in cells for the first time

Using a newly developed microscopy method, researchers from Freiburg and Cambridge have been able to quantify how small, dynamic molecular aggregates form in living cells for the first time. Such aggregates play an important role in signal processing

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Oldest extant plant has adapted to extremes and is threatened by climate change

Oldest extant plant has adapted to extremes and is threatened by climate change

A comprehensive study led by scientists from Freiburg and Beijing has characterized the adaptations of the moss Takakia to high altitudes and documented its population decline.

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Bronze Age Arrowhead from Mörigen was made from Meteorite

Bronze Age Arrowhead from Mörigen was made from Meteorite

Freiburg physicist provided evidence for interdisciplinary project by the Natural History Museum Bern

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