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Fighting Decline of Pollinators in Europe

Fighting Decline of Pollinators in Europe

Pollination is crucial to providing food security and wider ecosystem stability. An outstanding challenge is how do we mitigate pollinator declines and ensure sustainable future? The EU-funded FP7 project Status and Trends of European Pollinators (STEP) has brought together 120 researchers over 5 years in an attempt to answer this question. More Fighting Decline of Pollinators in Europe

Sweetening the activator

Sweetening the activator

LMU researchers report the discovery of a new mechanism used by pathogenic bacteria to disable host defenses: Addition of a sugar residue at a specific position within the translation factor EF-P boosts the production of toxic proteins. More Sweetening the activator

„Research in Germany“ at the European Career Fair 2015 in Boston

„Research in Germany“ at the European Career Fair 2015 in Boston

The European Career Fair is the largest recruiting event in the United States for European universities, research institutions and companies. It matches candidates from America’s leading universities with top employers from Europe. More „Research in Germany“ at the European Career Fair 2015 in Boston

Seeking Outstanding Young Researchers!

Seeking Outstanding Young Researchers!

Beginning November 17, young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), an annual networking event. More Seeking Outstanding Young Researchers!

Stroke: New approach to treatment

Stroke: New approach to treatment

The inhibition of an inflammatory protein drastically reduces consequential damage following a stroke. This has now been demonstrated by scientists from the University of Würzburg. Their discovery could significantly improve the treatment provided to stroke patients. More Stroke: New approach to treatment