Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Earth & Life
9. Dezember 2019, 14:31
Research results, Scientific Publications

The tips of a plant design its whole shape

Plants grow throughout their entire life. This is due to a small structure at the tip of the plant’s shoots, known as the meristem. This is the...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
2. Dezember 2019, 21:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Fungus produces active agent in a medicinal herb

Tatarinow's aster is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat a number of ailments; the plant contains an active ingredient known as astin...  [mehr]

 
Society & Culture
6. November 2019, 19:00
Research results

New human ancestor discovered in Europe

Our upright posture may have originated in a common ancestor of humans and great apes who lived in Europe - and not in Africa, as previously...  [mehr]

 
Society & Culture
31. Oktober 2019, 13:14
Research results, Scientific Publications

Gender equality goes back to the Vikings

The Scandinavian countries are regarded as models of equality between the sexes. A new study indicates that this may go back a very long way. Dr....  [mehr]

 
 
Society & Culture
20. August 2019, 9:45
Research results, Scientific Publications

One argument for Neanderthal genius debunked

Neanderthals and other early humans were able to produce a tarry glue from birch bark; this was long considered proof of a high level of cognitive...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
12. August 2019, 17:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible

Meteorites from the far reaches of the solar system delivered large amounts of water, carbon and volatile substances to the Earth. Only then could...  [mehr]