Press Archives 2010

read on Completion of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole caps one of the most ambitious projects in the history of science / Researchers from Mainz University have been taking part in the project for more than 10 years
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Innovative surgical procedure performed at only a few German hospitals
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The Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany and the Heinz Nixdorf Foundation give EUR 400,000 in funding to the Shaping Change - Developing a Culture of Leadership at JGU project
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Universities in Freiburg und Mainz map the 2005 status of the range and distribution of surnames in Germany
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Generous donation provided by Geotechnik Büdinger Fein Welling GmbH Mainz to support JGU as a family-friendly university
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Leading expert in the physics of the Higgs Boson to do research at the Theoretical High Energy Physics (THEP) group at Mainz University
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read on "Paths to the Future: Endowing Knowledge" / Foundations present a variety of forms of social commitment
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Isotope maps can be used to determine the region of origin of any sample of ivory
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Mario Adorf has left his mark on the history of the German and European film / Honor for his impressive life's work
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Interdisciplinary joint project NanoKon looks at nanoscale contrast agents
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German Research Foundation supports Clinical Research Unit at Mainz University to the tune of EUR 3 million
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Tobias Preis analyzed search engine query data to find links to financial market actions
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International research project on the structure and dynamics of population genetic processes in central Germany during the Neolithic period
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Heart patients should combine depression treatment with increased physical activity
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The 'Black Death' was caused by at least two previously unknown types of Yersinia pestis
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New findings on Multiple Sclerosis
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Professor Dr. Klaus Wälde emphasizes the positive role played by trade unions in occupational health and safety
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Fossils as climate archives: Evidence of a major fall in temperature 137 million years ago during the Cretaceous greenhouse period
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz submits initial proposals for two graduate schools, four clusters of excellence, and a future concept
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  Researchers at Mainz University carried out a minute-by-minute reconstruction of the sequence of emotions on September 11, 2001
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German scientists from Tübingen and Mainz have developed a blood test that can reliably detect gene doping even after 56 days
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Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation to sponsor operations of excellence center of life sciences for 10 years
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New e-learning platform for students of dentistry at Mainz University Medical Center
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Scientists in Mainz publish new discoveries in asthma research
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 read on Scientists at JGU have devised a tool which allows fully reversible binding of metal oxides to inorganic nanotubes
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Professor Shoucheng Zhang of Stanford University receives the 2010 Gutenberg Research Award
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JGU research group at the cutting edge between soft and hard matter and between theory and practice receives €1 million
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read on Three US-American exchange students are currently involved in research at the Graduate School MAINZ - Materials Science in Mainz
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First patients already successfully treated using mitral valve clips
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New quantum state of matter discovered in Heusler compounds / Researchers from Mainz and Stanford pave the way for spintronics, quantum computing and completely new physical effects
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Research cooperation predicts significant improvement to the efficiency of CIGS thin-film solar cells
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read on €5,000 for a research project of the Institute of Pathobiochemistry at the Mainz University Medical Center to investigate new ways of preventing Parkinson's disease
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Experimental psychology used to investigate spatial perception in the presence of different color tones used on floor, ceiling and walls
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read on Showpiece of the performance capacity of young academics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
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read on Generous donation allows for the acquisition of three stereo microscopes used for identification exercises with plants, insects, and other small life forms
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read on Distinction as "school support facility for environmental education in Rhineland-Palatinate"
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Remains examined by anthropologists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

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Polish-American polymer scientist Krzysztof Matyjaszewski receives the €10,000 Gutenberg Lecture Award of the Graduate School of Materials Science in Mainz (MAINZ)
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 read on Mössbauer Group identifies carbonate mineral formation in the Columbia Hills - consistent with the reported findings for meteorite ALH 84001
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 read on Outpatient Policlinic for Psychotherapy investigates effects of therapy in depressive patients under empirical conditions
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Institute for Translational Oncology at the Mainz University Medical Center has received one of the world's first Illumina HiSeq genome sequencers
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Ultra-thin glass fiber enables the controlled coupling of light and matter / Publication in Physical Review Letters
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Mainz University participates in international study of the relationship between mobile phone use and brain tumor risk
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read on Scientists demonstrate for the first time exotic multi-particle interactions between ultracold atoms in an artificial crystal of light
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Renowned cell and development biologist and recipient of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz prize is to head the new research center on molecular biology
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JGU concept for the consistent further development of teaching skills integrates systematic staff development and innovative elements of a learning organization
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Mainz-based medical project participates in simulated Mars mission "Mars500"
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 read on Institute of Microbiology and Wine Research partners Professor Dr. Ajit Varma in investigating the effects of nanoparticles on the growth of microorganisms
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With the financial crisis in mind, Louis Velthuis is advocating changes to incentive schemes for business executives that would avoid future mismotivation
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read on Researchers based in Israel and Mainz present the first group of findings
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Data collected at elevations of up to 20 kilometers should make it possible to predict future changes to the ozone layer with greater accuracy
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The annual growth rings of oak trees provide researchers with information on summer droughts from late medieval times to the present
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Academics at eight European universities tasked with preparing a European Language Vitality Barometer in the next three years
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Institute of Educational Science at Mainz University, Germany cooperates with the Kangnam University in Yongin in South Korea
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 read on University receives state-of-the-art computer systems to the value of $450,000 / Computer simulations expected to improve efficiency of solar cells
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read on Mainz University to be responsible for the program module "Ethics in Sport" in the Executive Master in European Sport Governance (MESGO)
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German Research Foundation and the state of Rhineland-Palatinate provide funding for the Mainz Screening Center
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read on Project funded by the BMBF promotes long-term collaboration / Contacts with Asia to be extended

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Anthropogenic climate change promotes increased release of the greenhouse gas CO2
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 read on Academics from Mainz and Regensburg propose improvements to the German ZVS system
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Max Planck Graduate Center with Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz reports successful first semester of its doctoral program
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