Fraunhofer researchers have developed an artificial alternative to natural rubber - with superior properties.
A closer look at cleaning products containing probiotic bacteria reveals that they are useless, as investigations by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have shown.
Bioprocess engineers at TU Dresden have affixed fungal enzymes to metal globules, making problematic chemicals in sewage treatment plants biodegradable.
In the "rECOmine" project, researchers are developing concepts to recover recyclables and eliminate pollutants.
Products with sustainability seals make consumers feel good. But ultimately it is the price that determines the purchase decision, as Göttingen-based agricultural economists show.
Frankfurt-based biotechnologists have discovered how bacteria build up their arsenal of antibiotic substances.
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen have for the first time discovered microorganisms that need the toxic gas to grow.
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.
With the parentage of the valuable spice plant saffron uncovered, botanists will be able to optimize the breeding of the valuable spice plant saffron.
Researchers at Leipzig University Library want to use microbes to learn more about late medieval writings.
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.
Chemists from the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have analysed the traditional preparation of marine animals and developed a faster alternative.
Biodiversity researchers sound a warning: Global biodiversity is being destroyed by rapid economic and population growth, which is undermining progress.
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.
The "Food Accelerator Network" is looking for new ideas that can have the greatest impact on the agricultural and food industries.
The Zuse Research Association develops climate-friendly and comfortable technologies – from the basement to the roof.
Software developed by Henkel for the recyclability of packaging has passed the critical practical test by Fraunhofer researchers.
German companies comply with their sustainability reporting obligations, a current ranking shows. The top six were awarded in Berlin.
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.
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.