Press Releases


Potato blight’s chemical attack mechanism explained

“Science” study opens door to selective, biological herbicides and methods of crop protection


Converting waste water from dairies to animal feed and aviation fuel

A University of Tübingen biotechnologist seeks to recycle waste with the ultimate aim of creating a sustainable cycle of materials


Tiny globetrotters – bacteria which live in the Arctic and the Antarctic

[Translate to Englisch:] Die Tübinger Geowissenschaftlerin Julia Kleinteich in der Antarktis.

Geoscientists compare micro-organisms in the polar regions


The Patterns of climate change

Automatic shelters used to alter either precipitation or temperature in Garraf National Park near Barcelona.

Biologists analyze data of long-term experiment to monitor and predict how plant species will respond to climate change


Not Blinded by the Light: Rods in the Retina Contribute to Daylight Vision

Findings of international research team may be beneficial for new treatments for patients suffering from loss of vision in bright light


Low ratings for language in textbooks

Vocabulary and difficulty of texts are rarely suited to language skills of students, University of Tübingen researchers find


New treasures from Tutankhamun’s tomb

As part of a German-Egyptian project, archaeologists from Tübingen for the first time examine embossed gold applications from the sensational find of 1922. The motifs indicate surprising links between the Levant and the Egypt of...