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24 Mar 2021
Research
Hypnosis is beneficial for surgical patients
Meta-analysis reveals: Hypnosis relieves pain, reduces mental distress and promotes recovery after surgery
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Scientists from Jena and Leipzig examined the efficacy of hypnosis during surgical interventions.
Image: Michael Szabó/UKJ
17 Mar 2021
Research
Fatal attraction
Biologists from the University of Jena publish study on the relationship between flying insects and light pollution
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Symbolic picture: Short-wave blue light in particular attracts nocturnal insects.
Image: Gunnar Brehm/Uni Jena
25 Feb 2021
Research
Pioneering molecule on its way into quantum computers
Researchers from the University of Jena and University of Florence, develop cobalt compound with special quantum properties
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Prof. Dr Winfried Plass (r.) and Benjamin Kintzel look at a crystal of a molecular nanomagnet.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
23 Feb 2021
Studies and Teaching
Committed to an open and democratic society
University of Jena adopted new mission statement
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Gathering and spreading light is one of the central moral concepts of the university.
Image: Jürgen Scheere (University of Jena)
16 Feb 2021 · Light
Research
A sharper look at the interior of semiconductors
A research team is developing a high-resolution imaging technique that can be used to investigate materials in a...
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Prof. Dr Gerhard Paulus, PhD student Felix Wiesner and Dr Silvio Fuchs (from left) in a laser lab.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
26 Jan 2021
Research
Street trees close to the home may reduce the risk of depression
Researchers show positive effect of urban nature on mental health
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High density of street trees in cities may help to improve mental health.
Image: Philipp Kirschner
20 Jan 2021
Research
Teamwork in a molecule
Chemists at University of Jena harness synergy effect of gallium
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Dr Helmar Görls studies single crystals of novel compounds using a X-ray diffractometer.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
7 Jan 2021 · Light
Research
Refined process enables high-strength thin glass
Materials scientist Lothar Wondraczek receives renewed support from the European Research Council
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Jena glass chemists want to further develop a process for thermally hardening very thin glass.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
17 Dec 2020 · Light
Research
Physics breakthrough of the year
International Team is awarded the Breakthrough of the Year 2020 prize by Physics World magazine
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Silvana Botti and Jens Renè Suckert, whose research was awarded Breakthrough of the Year 2020.
Image: Jürgen Scheere (University of Jena)
16 Dec 2020 · Life
Research
Plant diversity in Germany on the decline
Most comprehensive evaluation of the occurrence of vascular plants in Germany to date
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The study shows that even species, such as the corn poppy, are steadily declining in Germany.
Image: Helge Bruelheide
8 Dec 2020
Studies and Teaching
Master’s programme in Photonics on the way to a digital future
DAAD funds digitisation of international study programme at the University of Jena
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Digital teaching, here with Johannes Kretzschmar, will further expand in Photonics.
Image: Sabine Best
26 Nov 2020 · Life
Research
Small molecules control bacterial resistance to antibiotics
Jena research team discovers molecule that influences the resistance of cholera bacteria
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Cholera bacteria under the microscope.
Image: Kai Papenfort/Uni Jena
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