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Researchers at FAU with international partners from Israel and Germany have set about changing this in a project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.  If the project is successful, the sensors could in future be used for large-scale close monitoring of NO2 levels in metropolitan areas and to improve the diagnosis and early detection of cancers.

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Researchers at FAU are currently developing a hybrid compensation plant system with partners from the fields of science, energy supply and business. To this end, they have combined in a single system an energy storage element and a very powerful converter that can influence the form of the signal in the power grid.

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The mineral perovskite is considered highly efficient for use in solar technology, but is unfortunately still almost completely unsuited for everyday applications due to incompatible interfaces. FAU researchers led by Prof. Dr. Christoph Brabec, a materials scientist, are hoping to change that.

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We eat salt every day, sometimes more and sometimes less, but often too much. However, the impact of salt on intestinal bacteria has not been studied up to now. A research team headed by Prof.  Dr. Ralf Linker of the Chair of Neurology at FAU recently discovered that table salt reduces the number of lactobacilli in the intestinal tract.

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Successful application for the highest endowed international research award in Germany: Prof. Ewa Dąbrowska, 54, a linguistics expert nominated by FAU, has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship.