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    Patients suffering from congestive heart failure tend to have cognitive deficits. This is not because of the heart's reduced pumping capacity as a research team from Würzburg has recently found.

    Mann und Frau mit langen Nasen

    It is not easy to tell when someone is lying. This is even more difficult when potential liars speak in a language other than their native tongue. Psychologists of the University of Würzburg investigated why that is so.


    The genome of the algae species Chara braunii has been decoded. It already contains the first genetic characteristics that enabled the water plants' evolutionary transition to land.

    Ein Tagfalter auf einem Kalkmagerrasen in Unterfranken.

    How does climate change affect biodiversity and ecosystem performance in Bavaria? Which strategies can counteract the impacts? The new Bavarian research alliance "LandKlif" seeks to answer these questions.

    Für die Erforschung von Krebs (das Bild zeigt ein Prostatakarzinom, gelb) richtet die Deutsche Krebshilfe in Würzburg ein Nachwuchszentrum ein. (Foto: Universitätsklinikum Würzburg)

    The German Cancer Aid will set up one of five Mildred Scheel Junior Research Centers in Würzburg. The center aims to provide ideal working conditions for young cancer researchers.