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Young researchers from North America and the UK visit FAU


They will spend twelve weeks here working on projects with doctoral candidates as part of the RISE programme

FAU Photo Contest winners


The judges have made their decision: the 20 best photos have been chosen

Two sides to the sun


The sun: it makes us happy and wards off depression, but it can also cause serious diseases

Unique property of collagen uncovered

The protein collagen is the main component of human skin. FAU researchers have established which mechanisms are responsible for collagen's mechanical stiffness adapting automatically to external stress.


Paths of light

Wege des Lichts

Innovative Materials

Vom Molekül zum Material - Innovative Materialien

Cultures and Disasters II

Disasters, vulnerability and the significance of cultural understanding: four myths, weddings and funerals...