Press Releases

Polareis könnte weicher sein als gedacht

Wissenschaftler der Universität Tübingen untersuchen die Fließgeschwindigkeit des Eises in Nordgrönland – Modelle zur Entwicklung des Meeresspiegels müssen angepasst werden


First ancient syphilis genomes decoded

Researchers recovered three genomes of the bacterium Treponema pallidum from skeletal remains from colonial-era Mexico, and were able to distinguish the subspecies that causes syphilis from the subspecies that causes yaws.


Proteins with different evolutionary histories now do the same job

University of Tübingen researchers discover convergent evolution in mitochondria in fungi and single-celled parasites


Cyber Valley: top researcher appointed Bosch-endowed chair

Bosch endows the chair with 5.5 million euros: Matthias Hein to research machine learning at the University of Tübingen ‒ Björn Andres, expert in artificial intelligence, appointed to Industry on Campus professorship


Parkinson’s: Vitamin B3 has a positive effect on damaged nerve cells

Tübingen researchers: A form of Vitamin B3 boosts energy in nerve cells and helps prevent them from dying off. This could lead to new treatments.