Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

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]

Earth & Life
20. Mai 2019, 17:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Size is everything

Natural ecosystems are as vulnerable as they are diverse. Environmental changes such as climate change, pollution or the spread of alien species...  [mehr]