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    German thoroughness meets Russian improvisation skills in the project of Markus Vogelgsang and Jana Kail: to build an automotive production facility in Moscow.

    They studied Slavic studies and economics; today they commute between Germany and Russia. The two alumni, Jana Kail and Markus Vogelgsang, have never regretted their choice of subjects.

    Schematic representation of the formation of gephyrin-artemisinin complex.

    Researchers at the Rudolf Virchow Center of the University of Würzburg have unveiled the molecular effectiveness of artemisinins. The findings could lead to drugs for diseases such as Alzheimer's, schizophrenia and epilepsy.

    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.

    In this multicellular Volvox alga, the novel light sensor 2c-cyclop was labeled with fluorescence (green). It shows up in membranes around the nucleus. (Image: Eva Laura von der Heyde)

    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.

    Fruit Fly

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