Press Releases

The presented list of press releases in English is only a selection of our German press texts. For the time being, these translated press releases focus primarily on science and research at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.


read on Biologists from Mainz and Basel investigate food sharing among siblings in 125 earwig families
 ... Link: Sibling cooperation in earwig families provides clues to the early evolution of social behavior 
read on Funding to be provided for national program on "Chemical Biology of Native Nucleic Acid Modifications" coordinated by Mainz University
 ... Link: German Research Foundation approves new priority program in the life sciences 
read on Internationally renowned philosopher plans to further extend links between analytical philosophy and neuroscientific research
 ... Link: Thomas Metzinger appointed Fellow of the Gutenberg Research College 
read on Fellow of the Gutenberg Research College receives innovation award worth EUR 1 million for his contributions to interdisciplinary materials research
 ... Link: British-American experimental physicist Stuart Parkin is being awarded the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize 
read on Important prerequisite for the development of nano-components for data storage and sensor technology / Publication in Nature Communications
 ... Link: Domain walls in nanowires cleverly set in motion 
read on Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Institute of Molecular Biology collaborate in three-year research project funded by the Ministry of Science
 ... Link: New research initiative investigates gene regulation in evolution and development 
read on Miguel Andrade uses computational methods for studying gene and protein function with an emphasis on molecules related to human disease
 ... Link: Leading computational biologist joins the Institute of Molecular Biology to investigate the role of genes and proteins in disease 
Breakthrough discovery offers new perspectives for research on the immune and nervous system / Publication in Nature Methods
 ... Link: Immunologists of the Mainz University Medical Center present improved mass spectrometric method for proteomic analyses 
read on Ancient DNA from archaeological skeletons shows that European€™s had darker skin, hair, and eye pigmentation 5,000 years ago
 ... Link: Natural selection has altered the appearance of Europeans over the past 5,000 years 
read on Researchers from Mainz University demonstrate a new principle for magnetic recording / Publication in Nature Nanotechnology
 ... Link: Relativity shakes a magnet 
read on Core research areas will receive a total of EUR 8.5 million annually through the Rhineland-Palatinate Research Initiative
 ... Link: Mainz University pinpoints its top-level research areas 
read on Tools and database of the EU project ELDIA now generally accessible / Wake-up call to policymakers to help save endangered languages
 ... Link: Language vitality barometer toolkit for detecting endangered languages now freely available online 
read on Nano-heat engine likely to operate at high efficiency / Publication in Physical Review Letters
 ... Link: Physicists at Mainz University build pilot prototype of a single ion heat engine 
read on Mainz biologists show in a scientific study how gene expression differs between castes in ants
 ... Link: Novel genes determine division of labor in insect societies 
Joint project concerned with the complex transfer and exchange processes between researchers, physicians, journalists, and the general public
 ... Link: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research will fund new interdisciplinary research group looking at the subject of brain doping 
read on ERC Synergy Grant of nearly EUR 10 million awarded to research group involving Mainz theoretical physicist Jairo Sinova
 ... Link: Jairo Sinova receives ERC funding to develop new spintronic concepts 
read on Giants of Earth's history still pose a wealth of riddles / Publication in PLOS ONE
 ... Link: New research on sauropod gigantism summarized in publicly available collection 
read on Survey among triathletes finds correlation between consumption of drugs enhancing physical and mental performance
 ... Link: Scientific study suggests an association between physical doping and brain doping 
read on New research unit examines extreme experiences in human life using biomedical explanations and worldly experience
 ... Link: German Research Foundation approves research unit to study extreme experiences in human life 
read on Enabling interdisciplinary exchange between outstanding young researchers
 ... Link: German Research Foundation provides funding for international research network addressing media use and psychological well-being 
read on Assistance in settling into the German university system
 ... Link: Mainz University begins offering special courses providing an introduction to academic work methods for foreign students 

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