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    Does fasting heighten the senses? Does hunger influence perception? And if so, how? These questions have been examined experimentally by Würzburg social psychologists Sascha Topolinski and Philippe Türk Pereira. The findings of their study ought to please the supporters of fasting.


    At the interface between chemistry and physics, Patrick Nürnberger studies chemical reactions with laser pulses on inconceivably short time scales. The establishment of his own junior research group is funded by the German Research Foundation with 1.2 million euros.