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    Rothirsch im Wald

    Climate change is affecting vegetation also in our latitudes. For the first time, scientists have conducted experiments to determine to what extent wild animals are capable of adjusting to this change.

    Der christliche Theologe Thomas von Aquin triumphiert über die Lehren des Arabers Averroes (unten Mitte). Tafelbild im Dominikanerkloster San Marco (Florenz) aus der Mitte des 15. Jahrhunderts. (Foto: Polo Museale Regionale della Toscana)

    During the Renaissance, the Europeans began to supplant the Arabic roots of their culture: This is the gist of Dag Nikolaus Hasse's new book (Harvard University Press). Hasse is a professor of philosophy.

    Teil einer Automobil-Fertigungsstraße und ein simuliertes Modell als 3D-Punktwolke. Rot gefärbt sind die Stellen, an denen es bei einem Modellwechsel zu Kollisionen käme. (Bild: Andreas Nüchter)

    How does an automotive assembly line have to be retrofitted for a change of model? 3D scanners are a way to find this out. Professor of computer science, Andreas Nüchter, is a specialist for the job.

    Lars Dölken

    What happens when herpes viruses invade human cells? This question is the research focus of Professor Lars Dölken. His work is now being funded by a grant from the European Research Council worth around two million euros.

    Professor Laurens W. Molenkamp

    Another award for Laurens Molenkamp: The physicist won the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) 2017 in the "Science" category. The scientist earned the recognition for his work in the field of spintronics.

    Olaf Acker

    Studying business management to become a business consultant: Alumnus Olaf Acker seems to have pursued a classic career. Today, strategic consulting is a focal task of his job – especially from a digital transformation angle.