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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.


Student of Agricultural Sciences working for a research project with drones in the field. (Photo: U. Benz/ TUM) 14.09.2016
Science you can touch: The TUM School of Life Sciences presents current research projects at the Central Agricultural Festival

Coinciding with the opening ceremony of the Oktoberfest in Munich, the Bavarian Central Agricultural Festival (ZLF) will also be opening on September 17, 2016 on the Theresienwiese. The Technical University of Munich (TUM) will...[more]

Solar-powered measuring system on the green space at Bordeaux Platz in Munich. (Photo: M. Rahman/ TUM) 13.09.2016
Trees Transpire for a Cool City: Small-Leaved Limes Can Cool Urban Squares Like Air Conditioning Units

Small-leaved limes do not transpire to the same extent in all environments as a study by Mohammad Rahman from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) concludes. During the summer heat, transpiration – the loss of water from the...[more]

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