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    Ein Schüler bei der Arbeit in der Hans-Haffner-Sternwarte – in einer offenbar sehr kalten Nacht. (Foto: Naturwissenschaftliches Labor für Schüler am FKG e.V.)

    Pupils, teachers, students and scientists observe the cosmos together at the Hans Haffner Observatory in Hettstadt near Würzburg. The school and university observatory is set to be extended in spring 2016.

    Klaus Brehm bei der Verleihung des Memento-Forschungspreises in Berlin. (Foto: Stephanie Pilick)

    Tapeworm expert, Professor Klaus Brehm and his team from the University of Würzburg, have won the EUR 5,000 Memento Research Award in honour of their fight against neglected diseases.

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    How do people cope with losing a beloved one? Psychologists from the University of Würzburg have investigated this question in a new study including more than 500 participants. Their results correct some common misconceptions about grieving.

    Ein autonomer Nanosatellit entdeckt einen Meteor und entscheidet dann selbstständig, was er als nächstes tun wird: Daran arbeiten Würzburger Raumfahrttechniker. (Grafik: Hakan Kayal)

    The University of Würzburg has two new space projects in the pipeline which are concerned with the observation of planets and autonomous fault correction aboard satellites. The German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy funds the projects with around 1.6 million euros.

    Dr. Grzegorz Sumara erhält einen Starting Grant. (Foto: privat)

    A European Research Council grant worth around 1.5 million Euros has been awarded to Dr. Grzegorz Sumara, a biologist from Würzburg (Germany). It supports his outstanding research proposal about the widespread disease obesity.

    Von links oben im Uhrzeigersinn: Christian Schneider, Viktoria Däschlein-Geßner,  Grzegorz Sumara, Barbara Händel (Foto: Uni Würzburg).

    Four scientists from the University of Würzburg are receiving "Starting Grants" from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC awards the grant to excellent up-and-coming researchers. The scientists each receive 1.5 million euros for their work.

    Einmalig: Neun verschiedene Zellstrukturen wurden in einem Aufwasch fluoreszenzmarkiert und damit mikroskopisch unterscheidbar gemacht. (Bild: Thomas Niehörster)

    Advance in biomedical imaging: The University of Würzburg's Biocenter has enhanced fluorescence microscopy to label and visualise up to nine different cell structures simultaneously.

    Bettwanzen und ihr Nachwuchs. (Foto: Coby Schal, North Carolina State University, USA)

    An international team of scientists has managed to sequence the genome of the bedbug. Among them are neurogeneticists from the University of Würzburg's Biocenter. They studied genes that control the circadian clock, secretion and moulting processes.