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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.

 

Does coronavirus leave the cell?

Does coronavirus leave the cell?

Microscopic analyses document an interaction between the SARS-CoV-2 virus and a specific enzyme – this could lead to potential treatments

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Controlled Explosion or Aliens?

Controlled Explosion or Aliens?

Deborah Wolf is studying conspiracy theories on the 9/11 attacks for her PhD at the University of Freiburg

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The virus mutation lottery

The virus mutation lottery

Potentially dangerous pathogens are rare in pig farming - nevertheless the next pandemic slumbers in these animals

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Smiles Boost Sales

Smiles Boost Sales

Researchers are studying how the authentic emotions of sales personnel affect customers

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At the Interface of Life

At the Interface of Life

Making sense of mental illnesses with epigenetics

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Church from the user’s point of view

Pastoral theology develops contemporary communications for pastoral care

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High-resolution wing beats

New video technology makes it easier to observe moving insects

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Close Proximity that Generates Energy

Lars Pastewka is optimizing a type of what is known as contact electricity, or the triboelectric effect

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Water shortages lead to heightened conflicts

Researchers have investigated the effects of drought and aridity in Baden-Württemberg

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Vaccines might be able to provide better protection than getting the virus

Vaccines might be able to provide better protection than getting the virus

Virologist Prof. Dr. Hartmut Hengel believes that the amount of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 decreases rapidly because the virus manipulates the immune system.

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