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26.03.2019

Researchers from Saarbrücken have developed a car paint that repairs small scratches in an instant: The coating consists of corn starch and reacts to heat.

Links zeigt die Fotomontage die Blüte des Safran-Krokus‘ mit seinen drei orangefarbenen Fruchtblättern, rechts eine Aufnahme der Chromosomen.
25.03.2019

With the parentage of the valuable spice plant saffron uncovered, botanists will be able to optimize the breeding of the valuable spice plant saffron. 

Alte Bücher beherbergen auch Mikroben. Was sagen diese über die Geschichte des Buches aus?
22.03.2019

Researchers at Leipzig University Library want to use microbes to learn more about late medieval writings.

19.03.2019

The partnership for natural-based sweetening solutions around Zwingenberger Brain AG has a new partner: In March, a European beverage company joined the DOLCE team.

Wissenschaftler der Universität von Süddänemark und des MPI-P haben die molekularen Prozesse bei der Zubereitung von Quallen untersucht.
15.03.2019

Chemists from the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have analysed the traditional preparation of marine animals and developed a faster alternative.

Bevölkerungs- und Wirtschaftswachstum treiben die Umwandlung vielfältiger Naturräume zu Agrarflächen.
14.03.2019

Biodiversity researchers sound a warning: Global biodiversity is being destroyed by rapid economic and population growth, which is undermining progress.

Ein Beispiel für eine besonders hohe Variation an Waldtypen – und entsprechend hoher regionaler Artenvielfalt – ist das bergige Waldgebiet Harenna in Äthiopien.
12.03.2019

For the first time, German biodiversity researchers were able to use a statistical model to calculate the diversity of tree species in different regions of the world and produce a complete world map.

Welches Start-up hat die Idee mit dem größten positiven potenziellen Einfluss auf die Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft?
11.03.2019

The "Food Accelerator Network" is looking for new ideas that can have the greatest impact on the agricultural and food industries.

07.03.2019

The Zuse Research Association develops climate-friendly and comfortable technologies – from the basement to the roof.

05.03.2019

Software developed by Henkel for the recyclability of packaging has passed the critical practical test by Fraunhofer researchers.

04.03.2019

German companies comply with their sustainability reporting obligations, a current ranking shows. The top six were awarded in Berlin.

01.03.2019

Evonik has increased its venture capital fund by €150 million. This time, the specialty chemicals group is targeting start-ups with market-ready innovations - not excluding later takeovers.

Eierschalen bestehen aus porösem Calciumcarbonat, das sich sehr gut für elektrochemische Speicher eignet.
28.02.2019

The energy stores of tomorrow could be made from eggshells: An international team of researchers is showing for the first time how powdered shell waste can act as electrodes.

In Mooren konkurriert eine seltene Bakterienart mit Archaeen und bremst so den Methanausstoß der Feuchtgebiete.
25.02.2019

A rare bacterial species competes with methane-forming archaea and thus slows down global warming, a study by researchers from Braunschweig and Vienna shows.

Mit Hilfe selbst gebildeter organischer Substanzen kann Weizen sich besser gegen Hitze- oder Überflutungsstress schützen.
22.02.2019

A new research consortium plans to investigate the natural defences of wheat in order to protect the plant against diseases and pests.

Gewinner des Gründerwettbewerbs Plan B Sebastian Wittmann vom freisicht (rechts im Bild)! v.l.n.r.: Armin Kienberger (Werksleiter Bischof und Klein), StS Roland Weigert, Moderator des Abends: Dominik Glöbl
20.02.2019

With its solid wood glasses, the start-up freisicht has won the Bavarian start-up competition PlanB. For the third time, the event awarded business ideas for the bio-based economy.

Humane Milch-Oligosaccharide bilden die wichtigsten Produkte der Firma Jennewein Biotechnologie.
19.02.2019

Jennewein, a biotech company specializing in human milk sugar, is researching milk products in cooperation with the Chinese market leader for dairy goods.

„Banabooms“ sollen aus Bananen hergestellt werden, die zu reif sind, um noch verkauft zu werden.
16.02.2019

Students of the University of Hohenheim have won a European competition against food waste with their alternative breakfast cereals called "Banaboom". 

Viele Bienenarten sind vom Aussterben bedroht.
15.02.2019

The most important bee species are still partially present in Europe. The EU project SmartBees ends with this good news and leaves beekeepers with tools for bee protection.

Das neu entdeckte Molekül könnte langfristig etablierte Herbizide ersetzen.
11.02.2019

In cyanobacteria, researchers at the University of Tübingen have discovered a molecule that is harmless to humans and that has the potential to replace the controversial glyphosate.

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