Imaging how magnetism goes surfing
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Researchers use advanced dynamic imaging to visualise deformation (sound) waves in crystals  ... 

New theory on the origin of dark matter
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Theoretical physicists at Mainz University present an alternative to the WIMP paradigm  ... 

Mainz-based researchers stabilized gold in very rare oxidation state +II
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Divalent gold complex isolated for the first time in a pure form / New fundamental insight also provides possible explanation of the mechanism of action of cytostatic gold(+III) porphyrins  ... 

International team of scientists investigates air at altitudes up to 20 kilometers
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Researchers from Mainz develop specialized instrumentation for the analysis of dust particles in the stratosphere  ... 

Modern domestic dog has a single geographic origin
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New study counters previous research that suggested two domestication processes led to the modern dog  ... 

Consolidation of data sources allows for new research and treatment approaches in medicine

Mainz University Medical Center is part of a digitalization project funded to the amount of some EUR 32 million by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research  ... 

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz focuses on top-level research areas
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Core research areas will receive a total of EUR 8.5 million annually through the Rhineland-Palatinate Research Initiative  ... 

Sixth volume of the German Surname Atlas released
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Petersen, Gerhartz and Lenz: German surnames derived from forenames  ... 

New treatment options for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
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Joint research initiative of the Mainz University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, and Goethe University Frankfurt  ... 

Memorandum marks 40-year partnership between Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Nihon University in Tokyo
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University presidents ratify framework agreement of 1977 / Continuation and extension of cooperation between both universities  ... 

Chemical profile of ants adapts rapidly
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Protective skin with communication function: Significant differences in the cuticular hydrocarbon profiles of related ant species  ... 

Physicists at Mainz University gain new insights into nanosystems with spherical confinement
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Enormous potential for the targeted delivery of pharmaceutical agents and the creation of tailored nanoparticles  ... 

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds research on jihadist videos

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz installs new junior research group at the Department of Anthropology and African Studies  ... 

Funding of DFG Collaborative Research Center developing nanomaterials for cancer immunotherapy extended
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Focus on the development of drug carriers from polymer chemicals for use in biological systems  ... 

Scientists develop molecular thermometer for contactless measurement using infrared light
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Temperature measurements possible even on the smallest scale / Molecular ruby for use in materials science, biology, and medicine  ... 

Erratic time perception in schizophrenia

Meta-analysis investigates time perception and temporal information processing in patients with schizophrenia on the basis of 68 studies from the past 65 years  ... 

2017 Gutenberg Research Award for Karin Knorr Cetina
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Sociologist and anthropologist from the University of Chicago receives award for her pioneering interdisciplinary research  ... 

Gutenberg Research College welcomes new fellows and presents the 2017 Gutenberg Research Award
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Mainz University excellence center for the promotion of cutting-edge research celebrates its tenth anniversary  ... 

Cooperation of burying beetles and their microbiota on carcasses
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Researchers look into the mechanisms by which insects preserve and provision food for their larvae in competitive environments  ... 

XENON1T proves to be the most sensitive detector on Earth searching for WIMP dark matter
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Now the most sensitive dark matter experiment world-wide can much better listen for the very weak voice of dark matter  ... 

Cause of chronic intestinal inflammation discovered
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Immune biology homes in on gene blockade  ... 

Symbiotic bacteria: from hitchhiker to beetle bodyguard
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Bacterial symbionts transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualism  ... 

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to coordinate new DFG priority program in photochemistry

Priority Program "Light-controlled reactivity of metal complexes" paves the way for the development of new high-performance materials  ... 

Copper hydroxide nanoparticles provide protection against toxic oxygen radicals in cigarette smoke
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Natural defense mechanism simulated with the help of nanoparticles / Noxious effects of smoke reduced  ... 

Ute Hellmich receives 2017 Fulbright-Cottrell Award
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Biochemist receives highly endowed transatlantic award for combined achievements in research and teaching  ... 

Philosophy and Predictive Processing: online open access collection of publications on the mind, brain, and consciousness

MIND Group continues its pioneering work in the autonomous publication of academic articles  ... 

A backup copy in the central brain: How fruit flies form orientation memory
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Gaseous neurotransmitters play an important role in the short-term orientation memory of Drosophila / Scientist decode biochemical processes  ... 

Stingless bees have their nests protected by soldiers
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Attacks by robber bees result in the evolution of larger guard bees and thus promote the division of labor in the hive  ... 

Breakthrough in noise research
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New study of Cardiology of Mainz University Medical Center identifies mechanisms responsible for vessel damage resulting from aircraft noise  ... 

Augsburg Master Builders' Ledgers now available online
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Research Unit Historical Cultural Studies publishes digital edition of the Augsburg Master Builders' Ledgers  ... 

Stalagmites store paleoclimate data

Stalagmites from caves provide evidence of changes in the effect of the North Atlantic Oscillation on weather systems in Central Europe and Morocco  ... 

Multiple sclerosis research identifies receptor that facilitates influx of T cells into the brain

Researchers at the Mainz University Medical Center have discovered a mechanism that makes it easier for T cells to damage the brain  ... 

Multiple sclerosis research identifies receptor that facilitates influx of T cells into the brain

Researchers at the Mainz University Medical Center have discovered a mechanism that makes it easier for T cells to damage the brain  ... 

Physicist Johannes Henn receives ERC Consolidator Grant
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Funding to the amount of approximately EUR 2 million for the development of new calculation methods for theoretical physics  ... 

The influence of stimulants on performance when playing chess

Trial undertaken by the Mainz University Medical Center investigates cognitive enhancement in chess players  ... 

Experiment involving ultracold rubidium lifts off with research rocket
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Physicists create basis for accurately testing Einstein's equivalence principle / Bose-Einstein condensate generated in space for the first time  ... 

Magnetic moment of a single antiproton determined with greatest precision ever
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Physicists publish most accurate measurement of a fundamental property of the antiproton to date / Contribution to the matter-antimatter debate  ... 

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to collaborate with US research center Fermilab near Chicago
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Collaboration agreement signed / Expansion of the university's international research network  ...