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7 Jan 2021 · Light
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
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
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
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
23 Nov 2020
Research · Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Identifying compound classes through machine learning
Bioinformaticians at the University of Jena develop new method for analysing metabolites
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Kai Dührkop presents the visualisation of a measured data set with the CANOPUS software.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
19 Nov 2020 · Light
Nonlinear Ionization Dynamics of Hot Dense Plasma Observed in a Laser-Plasma Amplifier
Researchers have succeeded in directly observing the formation and interaction of highly ionized krypton plasma
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Frederik Tuitje (r.) and Tobias Helk prepare the setup for a investigation of a laser-plasma source.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
16 Nov 2020 · Light
Novel glass materials made from organic and inorganic components
Research team from Jena and Cambridge develops glass materials with novel combinations of properties
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Dr. Courtney Calahoo presents organic (l.) and inorganic glass (r.).
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
6 Nov 2020 · Life
More plant diversity, less pesticides
Species-rich plant communities help to naturally reduce herbivore impacts
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Over the course of two years, the scientists collected data, e. g. at the Jena Experiment.
Image: Matthias Ditscherlein
29 Oct 2020
The seductive scent of sweet fruits
New research group investigates the communication between plants and their consumers
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Lemurs exclusively appear in Madagascar. This red-fronted lemur mainly feeds on fruits.
Image: Omer Nevo
27 Oct 2020 · Life
Biodiversity monitoring programmes need a culture of collaboration
Integration of contributors promotes the quantity and quality of data
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The participation of volunteers is a cornerstone of german biodiversity monitoring.
Image: André Künzelmann/UFZ
27 Oct 2020
Zombification of plants
Phytoplasma effector proteins devastate host plants through molecular mimicry
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Phytoplasma bacteria can cause devastating diseases for plants.
Image: Bastienne Karg, Universität Jena
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