Category: Research

Around 700,000 people die every year as a result of antibiotic resistance. In Germany, around 6,000 people die every year because treatment with antibiotics is not effective. Scientists have now discovered that there is a point in the production process of the proteins at which it can be regulated by bacteria. This could be used as a starting point for the development of new antibiotics and help overcome resistance to antibiotics.

Category: Research

Around 200,000 people in Germany suffer from multiple sclerosis. The causes are far from being fully understood. What is known is that the immune system erroneously attacks the protective sheaths around nerve fibres. Scientists have now discovered how the formation of these protective sheaths is regulated by protein molecules.

Category: News

With Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg celebrating its 275th anniversary this year, the Schlossgartenfest on 30 June is going to be very special. The Schlossgartenfest is taking place on 30 June in Erlangen

Category: Header, News

In its jubilee year, FAU wants to go where the people are! For one day each, FAU will expand the offerings of the marketplaces of Erlangen, Fürth and Nuremberg

Category: Research

Packing particles as densely as possible is the key to several practical applications, such as in additive manufacturing. New findings by FAU physicists could now help to increase the understanding of packing properties of microparticles.