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The corona pandemic

Contributions by experts on consequences and perspectives

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Venturing into the dark

It may not be a beauty – pale and rather inconspicuous – but in terms of evolutionary biology this fish is a sensation: the first known European cave…

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High speed into the future

A group of students at Oldenburg University and Hochschule Emden/Leer has a vision: to help design a brand new mode of eco-friendly transport. Their…

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Unique infrastructure for researching wind energy

Space for more than 130 scientists, a 30-metre-long measurement section and wind speeds of up to 150 kilometres per hour: the inauguration of the…

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How far do invasive species travel?

Around the globe, an increasing number of plant and animal species are introduced into new regions through human activity. Researchers at the…

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A new type of robotic microscope

Scientists at Oldenburg University can now use a "digitizing robotic microscope" for biological and medical research. Oldenburg University is one of…

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Between the Atmosphere and the Ocean

Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor returned with a diverse crew of scientists who have newly found characteristics of the ocean’s “skin”…

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For the Patients’ Benefit

To strengthen cooperation among hearing researchers worldwide and in this way promote innovation in the field is the goal of a new project at the…

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"Like back in the deep Middle Ages"

For several months the historical city of Palmyra was in the hands of terrorists. Ancient sites were destroyed and archaeological excavation areas…

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Mission: To convey emotions

Ute Koglin uses a toy dolphin and snail shell when she applies her scientific concepts. A portrait of an expert in educational psychology.

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Intuition packed into a formal model

Top computer scientists at the AVACS Transregional Collaborative Research Center have made problems in safety-critical systems that were allegedly…

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I track, therefore I am

Self-tracking is in vogue: more and more people are gathering data about their bodies. Sociologist Thomas Alkemeyer and sport scientist Mirko Brandes…

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Campus Life

With a head start to the PhD

The university’s Fast-Track programmes offer selected graduates a quicker path to earning their PhD. Students who would like to pursue a Master's…

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"The focus is not on Mozart"

Musicologist Melanie Unseld talks about the legacy of singer and drawer Celeste Coltellini – and what it says about the classical music scene in the…

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How deep-sea hot vents affect our climate

How does our planet manage to keep a steady climate? Thorsten Dittmar, leader of the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment…

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Bacteria in the Ocean: Vital for the Global Carbon Cycle

How can organic matter dissolved in the ocean store carbon over thousands of years and maintain our climate in the process? To shed light on this…

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Ukraine: When Languages Converge

People in central Ukraine often speak a mixture of Russian and Ukrainian. Slavicist Gerd Hentschel is studying the phenomenon on location – and…

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On the Eternal Battle against Epidemics

Infectious diseases from a medical and a cultural history perspective: An interview with medical specialist and chemist Klaus Peter Kohse and…

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One Law but Many Questions

Expensive EEG: Christoph Böhringer examines the economic impact of political reforms. His simulation models are now also used by the German…

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Inclusion: "It's no longer about whether to do it, but how"

Dr Holger Lindemann is guiding the inclusion process at Oldenburg's schools and researching it at the same time. In an interview Lindemann talks about…

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Electrosmog Disrupts Orientation in Migratory Birds

For the first time, a research team led by Prof. Dr. Henrik Mouritsen, a biologist and Lichtenberg Professor at the University of Oldenburg, has been…

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