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As the smallest living unit, a cell can survive alone, but not in a cluster. When the oldest known human being died at the age of 122, some cells in her body had reached the same age, others were replaced after just 60 hours. And yet they all behaved according to plan.

Category: Research

Biologists are using miniaturised tracking sensors to investigate maternal care in bat colonies. Scientists fitted mother bats and their offspring with sensors to automatically record contacts between the animals.

Category: News

Death is an unavoidable aspect of research into life. Those involved in palliative care at FAU try to find ways of helping those nearing the end of their lives live their last months, weeks and days free from fear and pain. In doing so, they come up against legal constraints

Category: News

Scents can bring back memories. Find out how medical researchers use this to their advantage in an article from our friedrich, our research magazine.