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    Ein Medizin-Roboter im Einsatz. In Europa ist die Skepsis gegenüber Robotern gestiegen.

    In Europe, people are more reserved regarding robots than they were five years ago. This is shown in a new study published by scientists from Linz and Würzburg.

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    In dieser mehrzelligen Volvox-Alge wurde der neuartige Lichtsensor 2c-Cyclop mit Fluoreszenz grün markiert. Er zeigt sich in Membranen um den Zellkern herum.

    Scientists at the Universities of Würzburg and Bielefeld in Germany have discovered an unusual new light sensor in green algae. The sensor triggers a reaction that is similar to one in the human eye.

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    Intensives Licht sorgt dafür, dass Taufliegen länger Mittagspause halten und abends später aktiv werden.

    Insects and mammals have special sensors for different light intensities. These sensors selectively influence the circadian clocks and thereby control daily activity patterns.

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    Thomas Eckel beim Gang durch eine Kaffeeplantage.

    A cup of coffee in Hawaii set the decisive course in his life. Today Alumnus Thomas Eckel is the managing director of a coffee roasting company. He advises students to look outside the box.

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    Mikroskopische Aufnahmen von Zentriolen.

    Does expansion microscopy deliver true-to-life images of cellular structures? That was not sure yet. A new publication in "Nature Methods" shows for the first time that the method actually works reliably.

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    Molekülmodell des GORK Kalium-Ionenkanals von Pflanzen.

    The plant hormone jasmonic acid also performs a function that was previously unknown. It ensures that the leaf pores close when leaves are injured. For the plant, this could be an emergency signal.

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    Schematische Abbildung eines Spidroins, bestehend aus einer verknüpften C-terminalen Domäne (cyan), der entfalteten mittleren Domäne (weiße Linie) und den N-terminalen Domänen (grün), neben dem Schema eines sich verjüngenden Spinnkanals.

    Spider silk belongs to the toughest fibres in nature and has astounding properties. Scientists from the University of Würzburg discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fibre protein.

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    Wolfgang Kastenmüller forscht an grundlegenden Mechanismen der Immunzellentwicklung. Das Wissen darüber ist Voraussetzung für die Entwicklung neuer zielgerichteter Therapieansätze.

    Wolfgang Kastenmüller studies the development of special immune cells that show promise in treating cancer. He has now been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant worth nearly two million euros for his research.

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    Dr. Simon Bungers studied biology at the University of Würzburg. After exporting cars to Finland and selling custom boxer shorts, he started his own business that develops science software.

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    Collage der ausgezeichneten Wissenschaftler

    Their scientific papers are among the most frequently cited by researchers worldwide. Six researchers of the University of Würzburg have therefore been added to the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List.

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    Sara Buson vor dem Bild einer Galaxis.

    Black holes and other extremely high-energy environments in the universe: Sara Buson teaches and conducts research in this field. As a junior professor, she has recently joined the Würzburg Chair of Astronomy.

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    Schaubild: Von der Pflanze zum Wirkstoff, mit chemischen Formeln. (Bilder: Sévérin Muyisa / Suresh Awale)

    Researchers from Würzburg and Toyama have discovered that a compound isolated from tropical rainforest vines inhibits the growth of pancreatic cancer cells.

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    Ein flaches Molekül auf einer Oberfläche aus Bismut- und Silberatomen.

    For the first time, physicists from the University of Würzburg have successfully positioned an organic molecule on a substrate realizing two stable configurations. This may have application potential in molecular spintronics.

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    Alumna Esther Gillert

    Esther Gillert studied biology at the University of Würzburg. Today, she works as an editor for medical patient media. She is the interface between medical experts and legal counsellors.

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    Mikrotürmchen mit Quantenpunkten sollen dabei mithelfen, die Datenkommunikation abhörsicher zu machen. Entwickelt werden sie an der Uni Würzburg. (Bild: Tobias Huber)

    Faster and secure data communication: This is the goal of a new joint project involving physicists from the University of Würzburg. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds the project with 14.8 million euro.

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