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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

Two ERC Starting Grants for Tübingen researchers

Palaeoanthropologist Radu Iovita and medical researcher Surjo R. Soekadar receive 1.5 m euros for their research on the deep prehistory of the Silk Road and the next generation of brain-computer interfaces


Cell marking opens up a window into the body

Researchers at the University of Tübingen develop methods to track cells in mice which could help to reduce animal experiments


The brain’s defense cells live longer than expected

In mice, microglia may persist the entire lifespan of the animal. The cells’ lifetime may be linked to their role in immune memory and neurodegenerative diseases


Cognitive-behavioural therapy particularly efficient in treating ADHS in adults

Psychologists at the University of Tübingen conduct study to test different types of therapy


"Robin Hood Effects" on Motivation in Math

Family interest is much more important than income, education or occupation, University of Tübingen researchers find


Ancient DNA reveals origins of the Minoans and Mycenaeans

The mysterious Minoans descended primarily from local Stone Age farmers, as did their cultural counterpart, the Mycenaeans – and their descendants still inhabit Greece today.


Beads from the Ice Age were a symbol of group identity

The University of Tübingen and the Museum of Prehistory Blaubeuren present 42,000-year-old personal ornaments made from mammoth ivory which only appears to have been made and worn on the Swabian Jura