Young Italian Agricultural Economist joins the Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan (WZW) of the Technische Universität München (TUM)

The Technische Universität München (TUM) has a new agricultural economics professor: Luisa Menapace takes on the newly created BayWa Endowed Chair for "Governance in International Agribusiness" on August 1st 2013. The 37-year-old...[more]


Protein data base for biomedical research: SAP and TUM decode human proteome and make data available for biomedical research

SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) today announced ProteomicsDB, a data base that stores protein and peptide identifications from mass spectrometry-based experiments. The proteomic data resulted from...[more]


More sustainable way to brew beer: Non-stop fermentation saves recources

Is it possible to increase the energy efficiency of brewing? Researchers from the Technische Universität München (TUM) believe they have found a way to do just that. They have developed a fermentation process that takes place in...[more]


The mechanism behind phototropism: How do plants grow toward the light?

Plants have developed a number of strategies to capture the maximum amount of sunlight through their leaves. As we know from looking at plants on a windowsill, they grow toward the sunlight to be able to generate energy by...[more]


The molecular basis of strawberry aroma: Why strawberries smell like strawberries

You know that summer is here when juicy red strawberries start to appear on the shelves. In Germany, this seasonal fruit has never been more popular: on average 3.5 kilos per head were consumed in 2012 – a full kilogram more than...[more]


KLIMAGRAD project takes stock: How are climate change and tourism affecting the Alpine ecosystem?

Climate change is having a major impact on the Alps. Here, the increase in the mean annual temperature is more than double (1.5°C) the global average. The animal and plant species that have adapted to harsh conditions at high...[more]

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