News of 2016
Interactive micro-implants to regulate digestion
Mainz University Medical Center and Fraunhofer Institute to set up a joint research project to develop a support system for the digestive tract ...
Investigations of the skyrmion Hall effect reveal surprising results
One step further towards the application of skyrmions in spintronic devices ...
Defense mechanism employed by algae can effectively inhibit marine fouling
Cerium dioxide nanoparticles block communication between bacteria and prevent the formation of biofilms ...
Graduate School of Excellence MAINZ awards visiting professorships 2016
MAINZ Visiting Professorships awarded to Egbert Willem Meijer and Gen Tatara ...
RNA modification important for brain function
Ari Waisman receives most prestigious European prize for MS research
Sobek Prize for groundbreaking research on multiple sclerosis ...
German Research Foundation extends funding for basic research in the neurosciences
Collaborative Research Center 1080 on "Molecular and cellular mechanisms of neuronal homeostasis" is to be financed for a further four years ...
Theoretical physicists in Mainz and Sao Paulo agree to cooperate in the promotion and mentoring of young researchers
Cyclic change within magma reservoirs significantly affects the explosivity of volcanic eruptions
Particle physicist William Shepherd receives prestigious Sofja Kovalevskaja Award in Berlin
Physicists at Mainz University construct prototype for new component of the ATLAS detector
TUM and Mainz University activate new source of ultra-cold neutrons
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz obtains approval for Humboldt Professorship in Biology
Level of education is more decisive than intelligence for the development of short-sightedness
Mainz University Medical Center examines the link between myopia and cognitive abilities ...
Archaeologists from Mainz reveal new findings on the history of the early-Islamic caliphate palace Khirbat al-Minya
Endocrine cells in the brain influence the optimization of behavior
MPGC alumnus Marting Brüggemann wins Klaus Tschira Award
Scientists in Mainz develop a novel method to benchmark and improve the performance of protein measurement techniques
Karin Everschor-Sitte establishes new Emmy Noether independent junior research group TWIST at the Institute of Physics
Nature Index Ranking confirms cutting-edge research in Physics at Mainz University
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is among Germany's top five academic institutions in the field of Physics ...
Mainz researchers lay the foundation for innovative treatment of multiple sclerosis
Inhibition of the protein kinase CK2 prevents the development of auto-aggressive T cells ...
GRC Fellow Klaus Müllen receives Hermann Staudinger Award 2016
Emission plumes over West Africa contain a high proportion of organic material
Cyclotron opens up new prospects for fundamental and applied research in radiopharmaceutical chemistry
New particle accelerator generating radioactive isotopes for use in nuclear chemistry will be employed to create new medical radiopharmaceuticals ...
The deuteron is smaller than previously thought
Just like the proton, the deuteron poses a mystery ...
Real and artificially generated 3-D films are nearly impossible to distinguish
International team of scientists unveils fundamental properties of spin Seebeck effect
Demonstration of room-temperature spin-orbit torque in NiMnSb
How meltwater from the ice sheets disturbed the climate 10,000 years ago
Stefan Müller-Stach elected as Vice President for Research of Johannes Gutenberg University
Prehistoric genomes from the world's first farmers in the Zagros mountains reveal different Neolithic ancestry for Europeans and South Asians
Patrick J. Fox joins JGU as Alexander von Humboldt research fellow
Formation of the browning pigment melanin decoded
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is awarded the HR Excellence in Research seal of approval
German Research Foundation approves international research project on the transnationalization of long-term care
DFG provides funding for a comparison of long-term care in Germany and the Netherlands ...
Neonicotinoid pesticides cause harm to honeybees
Mainz researchers discover new mechanism associated with the worldwide decline of bee populations ...
Victor Flambaum becomes new GRC Fellow at Mainz University
Early farmers from across Europe were direct descendants of Aegeans
Mainz-based physicists find missing link between glass formation and crystallization
International team of scientists realizes a compact, efficient wideband source of terahertz radiation emitters
ERC Advanced Grant for experimental physicist Dmitry Budker
Geophysicist Boris Kaus receives ERC Proof of Concept Grant
One step closer to the development of an ultra-precise nuclear clock
Tumor immunologist Muhammad Asif Qureshi will use his Humboldt Research Fellowship to conduct research at the Mainz University Medical Center
Gutenberg Research College welcomes Klaus Müllen as a new fellow and presents the Gutenberg Research Award 2016 to Vishva Dixit
Physicists build world’s smallest heat engine
New genetic risk factors for myopia discovered
Genes and environment determine short-sightedness ...
Brain stem cell quiescence needs to be actively maintained in Drosophila
Researchers hunt for the causes and basis of wheat sensitivities
German Research Foundation funds joint project of the universities in Mainz and Hohenheim to search for better tolerated wheat varieties ...
First particles circulate in SuperKEKB accelerator
Division of labor among social insects: All-rounders cope better than specialists in the face of threats
International research team achieves controlled movement of skyrmions
EU funding for excellent young researchers in physics
JGU welcomes three postdocs funded by individual fellowships provided by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions ...
Mainz-based scientists decipher stealth effect of nanocarriers evading clearance by the immune system
Paleontologist Thomas Tütken receives ERC Consolidator Grant
International team of researchers presents new findings on magnetic spin waves
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and JGU intensify co-operation in micromechanics research
Founding of "Center for Applied Fluidics and Engineering" marks milestone for joint research activities (press release in German) ...
Dominant ant species significantly influence ecosystems
Regional and minority languages need better access to the digital world
Universities of Mainz and Darmstadt establish Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence focusing on international relations of the European Union
Innovation Prize of Rhineland-Palatinate awarded to Spintronic Technology Platform STeP
New professorship endowed by the Carl Zeiss Foundation will focus on environmental modeling of the climate system