The FAU student survey ‘FAU-St’ is being conducted for the second time. Starting on 10 January, students are invited to share their opinions of study conditions at the University.
Materials scientists at FAU have demonstrated for the first time in an experiment that connections between ice crystals are responsible for snow suddenly giving way when loaded with weight.
To save energy during the holiday season, the University will be closed from 24 December 2016 until 1 January 2016. The opening times for the University Library will change during the holiday season.
Dendritic cells represent an important component of the immune system: they recognize and engulf invaders, which subsequently triggers a pathogen-specific immune response. Scientists gained substantial knowledge of human dendritic cells, which might contribute to the development of immune therapies in the future.
When migrants or refugees are the topic of discussion, the words ‘Islam’ and ‘Muslims’ usually appear too. Cultural geographer Prof. Dr. Georg Glasze believes that this is a problem and aims to investigate the issue in a new research project.
The project ‘3DPro – high-quality prosthetics for developing countries’ is one of 100 projects in Germany awarded the prize ‘Landmark in the Land of Ideas’.
Single-atom motor chosen as one of the ‘Top Ten Breakthroughs of the Year’
FAU chemists are developing an artificial intelligence application which can predict which molecule structures will produce or suppress specific odours. The Volkswagen Foundation is funding the project.
A new research project aims to develop an innovative hybrid device that combines two different medical imaging technologies and will help stroke patients in particular to receive quicker diagnosis and treatment.
Doctoral candidate Mohamed Mahmoud is studying why fish sometimes smells ‘fishy’ and why customers often smell other aromas when they buy fish.