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28.06.2022
Lava ejected during Cumbre Vieja eruption was unusually fluid

Researchers at Mainz University determine that the lava from the recent volcanic eruption on La Palma was particularly low in viscosity ...

21.06.2022
Excellent scores for Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in the 2022 U-Multirank

Top rankings in the dimensions of Teaching & Learning, Research, Knowledge Transfer, and International Orientation ...

20.06.2022
Damaged plants and fake perfumes can be identified reliably in real time

Researchers develop a highly sensitive novel technique capable of detecting chiral molecules within complex gas mixtures ...

09.06.2022
Third funding period for collaborative research center investigating soft matter simulation

German Research Foundation approves further four-year funding of the joint Collaborative Research Center/Transregio 146 of JGU, TU Darmstadt, and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research ...

09.06.2022
German Research Foundation approves funding for excellent research in JGU's core research areas

Successful collaborative projects confirm research strength of the Rhine-Main Universities strategic alliance ...

03.06.2022
A novel path for sustainable photon upconversion with non-precious metals

Scientists in Mainz and Berlin use chromium for efficient green-to-blue photon upconversion ...

30.05.2022
Hans Lennernäs will use his Humboldt Research Award to join colleagues at JGU

Leading international pharmaceutical scientist from Uppsala University will collaborate with his JGU host Peter Langguth to reduce side effects of chemotherapy ...

19.05.2022
Award for meta-analysis on the relationship between job stressors and burnout

Researchers of Mainz University and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin receive the 2022 Schmidt-Hunter Meta-Analysis Award for a publication in Psychological Bulletin ...

13.05.2022
Genetic origins of the world’s first farmers clarified

New study published in the journal Cell ...

03.05.2022
Researchers at the University Medical Center Mainz develop drug against fatty liver hepatitis

Innovative fatty acid proves highly effective and well tolerated in clinical trial ...

26.04.2022
New invisibility cloak for therapeutics: Holger Frey receives ERC Advanced Grant to support his innovative research

Future process aims at preserving the advantages of PEGylation for the use in nanomedicine while avoiding recognition of the new PEG structures by the immune system ...

19.04.2022
Gutenberg Research Award 2022 for Rainer Blatt

JGU to bestow its most prestigious research award on quantum physicist Rainer Blatt of the University of Innsbruck ...

11.04.2022
Photon-photon interactions in the Standard Model and beyond: New research unit at JGU granted DFG funding

A pure quantum effect as the key to a better understanding of the subatomic world / New research program in Mainz bundles a wide range of expertise ...

05.04.2022
Local motion detectors in fruit flies sense complex patterns generated by their own motion

Direction-selective neuron subtypes detect complex motion patterns and not uniform directions of motion ...

04.04.2022
Marion Silies receives ERC Consolidator Grant for research on adaptive functions of visual systems

EU funding for work on the adaptive properties of visual systems of insects ...

25.03.2022
Artificial hail for more accurate weather forecasts

Vertical wind tunnel at Mainz University supplies important data to facilitate the prediction of heavy rain, hail, and graupel precipitation ...

17.03.2022
Health communication needs to be adapted to the needs of differing social groups, especially in times of crisis

A representative survey of 500 ultra-Orthodox Israeli adults during the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the role that digital media can play in promoting safer behavior by increasing compliance with government health regulations ...

16.03.2022
Climate change considerably threatens Europe's beech forests

Tree ring analyses reveal growth declines over recent decades / Researchers expect further, even drastic declines, especially in southern Europe ...

03.03.2022
Major political transformations can have an influence on employee wellbeing

Work in times of Brexit: New survey on the relationship between macropolitical events and personal wellbeing ...

02.03.2022
Carl Zeiss Foundation to provide funding for interdisciplinary TOPML research center for machine learning

Researchers will examine decisions made by algorithms with regard to transparency and fairness as well as data protection and the efficient use of resources ...

21.02.2022
Gutenberg Research Award for Wil Roebroeks

Most prestigious research award of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz goes to Dutch archaeologist ...

07.02.2022
Researchers find link between excessive R-loop levels and DNA damage to be a potential cause of disease

New proteomics method identifies proteins binding to R-loops and decodes the role of the DDX41 protein in opposing double-strand breaks in the cells' DNA ...

02.02.2022
Collaborative research project on quantum technology starts on the International Space Station

BECCAL will allow experiments to be conducted on board the ISS using ultracold atoms for fundamental research and for the development of quantum sensors of the future ...

01.02.2022
EUR 16 million for photonic quantum processors

BMBF project PhotonQ brings together seven universities and research institutions as well as industrial partners ...

01.02.2022
Dorothee Dormann and Rosa Rademakers collaborate in a research project on rare forms of dementia

Rademakers has won the 2021 Generet Award for Rare Diseases and will be endowed with EUR 1 million / Part of the funding will be used for research at Mainz University ...

20.01.2022
Worldwide coordinated search for dark matter

Sensor network GNOME publishes comprehensive data in Nature Physics for the first time / Nine stations in six countries involved ...

18.01.2022
Conspiracy mentality around the globe tends to be particularly pronounced on the political fringes

Results of surveys involving more than 100,000 participants in 26 countries show a correlation between belief in conspiracies and identification as far-left, and, in particular, far-right ...

10.01.2022
Matter-antimatter symmetry and antimatter gravity studied at once

BASE collaboration sets new standards / Research group from the PRISMA+ Cluster of Excellence at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz involved in publication in Nature ...