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Research | 20.09.2021 News on fine cocoa flavor - Quickly and precisely determining the flavor profile of cocoa samples

The new method developed by scientists at TUM and the Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology (LSB) for determining taste profiles in cocoa samples

Because a plethora of flavor compounds contribute to the distinctive taste of cocoa, its composition is difficult to analyze. Now, scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz Institute of Food Systems...[more]

Top-News, TUM@Freising, Research | 20.09.2021 TUM@Freising Lecture Series: New potentials of a traditional raw material - the future of wood utilization

Prof. Richter heads the Chair of Wood Science at TUM.

The raw material wood has shaped the development of mankind like hardly any other natural material. For centuries, wood was one of the most important materials for satisfying people's basic material and energy needs. But how can...[more]

Research, Top-News | 10.09.2021 Eco-efficient fertilization protects nature, health, and the wallet. TUM researchers calculate billions in environmental and health savings

Eco-efficient fertilization protects nature, health, and the wallet

Urea is a valuable nitrogen fertilizer which is regularly used in agriculture to fertilize large areas of arable land. However, the release of urea into the atmosphere extensively affects the environment and human health. These...[more]

Research, Top-News | 07.09.2021 A standard for AI in biomedicine

AIMe – A standard for artificial intelligence in biomedicine

An international research team with participants from several universities including the Technical University of Munich has proposed a standardized registry for artificial intelligence (AI) work in biomedicine to improve the...[more]

Research | The importance of insects in the decomposition of wood – Deadwood in the global carbon cycle

The speed at which deadwood decomposes in forests depends on the climate as well as on fungi and insects. An international research team has now determined the annual contribution made by deadwood to the global carbon cycle and...[more]

Campus, Top-News | 24.08.2021 A tiny-forest in the middle of the city

Forestry students develop concept for Tiny Forest.

Tiny Forests - miniature forests in in the middle of a city - can offer more biodiversity, a shady and cooling microclimate, and a green ambience for recreation and social engagement in urban areas. Hence, “Forestry and Resource...[more]

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