Supervisory Award 2018: Weihenstephan’s Top 3

This year, the Supervisory Award was held for the first time at the TUM. This prize, which honours particularly good supervision of doctoral students, is awarded by the TUM Graduate Council, the convent of doctoral students at...[more]


Alzheimer's disease and diabetes: Hope for inhibitors against amyloid plaques

Effective therapeutics to counteract the formation of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes are not yet available. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now come a little bit closer to a...[more]


ERC Starting Grants for projects in Biochemistry and Neuroscience: European success for "MaxPlanck@TUM"

Three researchers from the "MaxPlanck@TUM" program will receive funding from the European Research Council (ERC), among the Julijana Gjorgjieva, Professor for Computational Neuroscience at the TUM School of Life Sciences...[more]


Digital, international, interdisciplinary: Agricultural sciences at TU Munich on the rise

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is setting new trends in agricultural sciences: Under the leitmotif of digitalization, the "World Agricultural Systems Center – Hans Eisenmann-Forum" will capitalize on the opportunities...[more]


How food ingredients affect our taste perception - Pungent tasting substance in ginger reduces bad breath

The pungent compound 6-gingerol, a constituent of ginger, stimulates an enzyme contained in saliva – an enzyme which breaks down foul-smelling substances. It thus ensures fresh breath and a better aftertaste. Citric acid, on the...[more]


Breakthrough in industrial CO2 usage: Greenhouse gas as a raw material for an important feed additive

Professor Arne Skerra of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has succeeded for the first time in using gaseous CO2 as a basic material for the production of a chemical mass product in a biotechnical reaction. The product is...[more]

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