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JMU flags. (Photo: Daniel Peter)

A great success for the University of Würzburg in the first round of the Excellence Strategy: expert committee approves three draft proposals for Excellence Clusters in the fields of physics, chemistry and medicine.

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Attention, collision ahead! What's true for rugby players also applies to pedestrians talking a walk in the city – and can now be calculated. (Photo: Fanny Schertzer / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 3.0)

How do pedestrians behave in a large crowd? How do they avoid collisions? How can their paths be modelled? A new approach developed by mathematicians from Würzburg and Nice provides answers to these questions.

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Dr. Elmar Wolf

One specific gene is overexpressed in many human tumours. This particular gene is the centre of Elmar Wolf’s research activities. The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded him a "Starting Grant" worth €1.5 million for this purpose.

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People suffering from a fear of heights experience the anxiety also in virtual reality – even though they are aware that they are not really in a dangerous situation. (Photo: VTPlus)

It is possible to unlearn fears. And this works even better when a specific region of the brain has previously been stimulated magnetically. This has been shown by researchers from the Würzburg University Hospital in a new study.

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