University of Tübingen Magazine

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- Advanced Technology Breathes Life into Historical Data

- When Molecular Motors Waltz

- The Future of Medicine

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Press Releases

How the tomato avoids entanglements with a dodder

Tübingen researchers uncover the mechanism which triggers host plant resistance against parasitic plants


A potential lifesaver lies unrecognized in the human body

Tübingen researchers have discovered that bacteria from the human nose produces a novel antibiotic which is effective against multiresistant pathogens


Researchers discover how rope was made 40,000 years ago

Archaeologist from the University of Tübingen present a sophisticated tool carved from mammoth ivory that was used to make rope


A Sense of Direction in the Brain: Seeing the Inner Compass

Head direction cells in rodents are directly connected with other neuronal structures used in navigation, most importantly the ‘grid cell area’


Humans are not the only ones who produce halogenated organic pollutants

Tübingen geomicrobiologists show that many bacteria and fungi in soil make organohalogens


How a germ catches a virus

Scientists from Tübingen investigate the recognition mechanism between phage Phi11 and certain bacteria, the staphylococci