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University of Freiburg researchers transcend the traditional boundaries between the disciplines, working together to advance scientific knowledge and work out solutions to the great challenges of the future.

 

Jump like a Grasshopper

Jump like a Grasshopper

The grasshopper’s jumping legs have inspired Stefan Schiller to research new materials in the hopes of giving humans new “superpowers”

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“Cancer cells often overlook the stop signs”

“Cancer cells often overlook the stop signs”

Julia Jellusova investigates how metabolism influences the function of immune cells

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Agents of the Golden Twenties

Agents of the Golden Twenties

The Weimar Republic brought forth new art forms which form the basis of today’s understanding of culture

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Updates from an Unknown Woman

Updates from an Unknown Woman

For the first time, researchers have conducted a wide-ranging study into the lives of countrywomen in Baden-Württemberg

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The robbed continent

The robbed continent

Researchers are developing guidelines for managing looted art from colonial Africa

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Login digitally, network locally

Login digitally, network locally

The communication platform "SoNaTe" aims to improve neighborly communities

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Smart Goggles for Dementia Sufferers

Smart Goggles for Dementia Sufferers

The Nursing Practice Center is testing which technologies can improve life for nurses, care-givers and patients

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One squirrel, three dead breeders

One squirrel, three dead breeders

Researchers have recently discovered that Borna viruses can also infect humans - with deadly consequences

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Freedom for research

Freedom for research

How the law professor Silja Vöneky experiences the interdisciplinary collaboration at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies

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Control Instead of Catastrophe

Control Instead of Catastrophe

There were devastating fires in every corner of the world in 2018 – Johann Georg Goldammer advises politicians worldwide on fire management

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