Press releases archive 2009 - 2005

The performance of modern electronics increases steadily on a fast pace thanks to the ongoing miniaturization of the utilized components. However, severe problems arise due to quantum-mechanical phenomena when conventional structures are simply made smaller and reach the nanometer scale. Therefore…

Kiel scientists prove that 100-year-old Europeans carry a special sequence variation of the FOXO3A gene

Scientists find link between genetic defect on chromosome 15 and epilepsy

Closely related animal species share most of their genes and look almost identical. However, minor morphological differences allow us to tell them apart. What is the genetic basis for these differences? Often, the explanation is provided by minor changes in spatial and temporal activity of…

Researchers at Kiel University report sequence-dependent effects of light on DNA

Reconstructing the climate of the past is an important tool for scientists to better understand and predict future climate changes that are the result of the present-day global warming. Although there is still little known about the Earth’s tropical and subtropical regions, these regions are thought…

Kiel University: yet another breakthrough in research into inflammatory diseases

New collaborative research centre to investigate interactions between climate and oxygen budget of tropical oceans

Research in Kiel, Lübeck and Borstel to receive around EUR 45 million

Nature as an Example: Nanotechnology and Surface Science

Applications for a cluster and a graduate school in the next round of the Initiative for Excellence

36 million for research in Schleswig-Holstein

Kiel University coordinates European research project on alpha-mannosidosis

Zoologists in Kiel succeed for the first time in transforming stem cells in freshwater polyps

Am ersten Schultag nach den Weihnachtsferien, am Donnerstag, dem 5. Januar 2006, findet das traditionelle Jugendkolleg an der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel statt. Alle Schülerinnen und Schüler im Alter von 8 bis 16 Jahren sind in der Zeit von 15 bis 17 Uhr sind in den Großen Hörsaal der…

Physicists at Kiel University discover an unusual state of matter

New link between atmospheric CO2, temperature and the Earth's orbit