Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Earth & Life
18. November 2019, 17:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Antibiotics from the sea

Nearly three-quarters of all clinically relevant antibiotics are natural substances, produced by bacteria. However, the antibiotics that are...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
13. November 2019, 11:40
Research results

Distant worlds under many suns

Is Earth the only habitable planet in the universe or are there more worlds somewhere out there that are capable of supporting life? And if there...  [mehr]

10. September 2019, 18:00
Transfer of Science or Research, Science policy

‘Human races’ do not exist

The President of Friedrich Schiller University Jena, and the Board of the German Zoological Society support the declaration presented at the 112th...  [mehr]

14. August 2019, 11:11
Research results, Scientific Publications

Care less with helmet

The significance of some objects is so deeply entrenched in our psyche that we rely on them even when they are not actually helpful. This is the...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
1. August 2019, 13:54
Research projects

Using organisms to decontaminate soil

The German Ministry of Education and Research is funding a long-term soil remediation project run by the University of Jena. The project is to...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
21. Juni 2019, 11:15
Research results, Scientific Publications

Fungus produces highly effective surfactant

Mortierella alpina lives in the soil and likes to keep cool. This fungus, which belongs to the zygomycetes, grows best at temperatures of 10 to...  [mehr]

Earth & Life
5. Juni 2019, 11:34
Research results, Scientific Publications

As hot as the Sun’s interior

The three classic physical states – solid, liquid and gaseous – can be observed in any normal kitchen, for example when you bring an ice cube...  [mehr]