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Today’s challenges – Tomorrow's research and teaching

The 21st century faces numerous challenges: global warming, population explosion, food security and dwindling fossil fuel reserves are the crises of our time. Addressing these challenges will require cutting-edge research – both fundamental and applied. As a discipline encompassing this entire spectrum of issues, from food production to the supply of biogenetic raw materials through to the preservation of livable environments, the life sciences will play a leading role in these efforts.

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26.03.2015
New biodiversity concepts for urban areas: Animal-Aided Design - planning for people and animals

Many of Europe’s cities are expanding. Rising demand for more housing space means undeveloped land and green areas are disappearing, and with them the habitat for many animals. In order to protect established species or introduce...[more]


12.03.2015
Scientists analyze beer from a shipwreck: What did beer taste like in the 1840s?

Some breweries have taken to resurrecting the flavors of ages past. Adventurous beer makers are extrapolating recipes from clues that archeologists have uncovered from old and even ancient brews found at historical sites. Now...[more]


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