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13.05.2013

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]


08.05.2013

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]


22.04.2013

World first for Bavaria: Official opening of TUM’s Beverage Research Center

Trying the "kefirade" drink: Prof. Rudi Vogel (Chair of Technical Microbiology), TUM President Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann and Dr. Wolfgang Heubisch, State Minister of Sciences, Research and the Arts (left to right). (Picture: A. Heddergott/TUM)

The recently inaugurated research facility is the first of its kind in the world. Scientists from both natural sciences and engineering will use the high-tech laboratories of the “International Beverage Research Center...[more]


28.03.2013

TUM Systems Biologist tackles fundamental questions of life

How are different protein molecules working together in the human body? And what role does the complex manner in which they are being produced play for human diseases? In collaboration with scientists in Canada and Japan, Dr....[more]


14.03.2013

How oils and fats regulate feeling of satiety: Olive oil makes you feel full

Reduced-fat food products are gaining in popularity. More and more people are choosing “light” products in an attempt to lose weight, or at least in the hope that they will not gain any pounds. But whether these products are...[more]


27.02.2013

Study reveals new avenues: Improving climate protection in agriculture

Agriculture is responsible for around ten to twelve percent of all greenhouse gases attributable to human activities. This raises the question of how these emissions could be reduced. A recent study has investigated – for the...[more]


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