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Grain – Ready for Climate Change?

With a genetic trick, biologists from Freie Universität Berlin are making barley plants more drought-tolerant.

Jun 17, 2019

Dangerous Loudspeakers

Social networks are home to an increasing number of bots – computer programs that pretend to be people. They are also used for propaganda purposes.

Jun 17, 2019

Hiding in Plain Sight

The Cassini probe was launched to study Saturn, its rings, and its largest moon, Titan. But then, the icy moon of Enceladus crossed its path – with unexpected consequences for research.

Jun 17, 2019

Listening to Your Gut

Andreas Diefenbach, a microbiologist and immunologist at Charité, studies the role of the microbiome in the immune system.

May 15, 2019

Taming Halogens

Researchers in Berlin’s Dahlem district are working on the materials of the future: Chemistry professor Sebastian Hasenstab-Riedel studies innovative compounds involving fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine

May 15, 2019

More than Words

About 700 languages are spoken in Latin America – their continued existence is threatened. Linguistics professor Uli Reich studies the diversity and richness of the languages of indigenous peoples in this area.

May 15, 2019

Encryption for the Future

Berlin researchers headed by mathematician Marian Margraf study encryption methods that cannot be cracked even by future quantum computers.

Apr 15, 2019

Sushi in Berlin – Pretzels in Tokyo

Japanese studies professor Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit traces the path of globalized cuisine.

Apr 15, 2019

Analyzing and Averting Risks

Future Lab of Research Forum on Public Safety and Security at Freie Universität opens its doors

Apr 15, 2019

Official Certification for Technology of the Future

A project spearheaded by physicist Jens Eisert is part of a European flagship program, which has received about one billion euros in funding.

Mar 25, 2019