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Targeting Headaches and Tumors with Nano-Submarines

Scientists at the Mainz University Medical Center and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P) have developed a new method to enable miniature...
multiple sclerosis

Potential New Approach to the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

A prospective new method of treating patients with multiple sclerosis has been proposed by researchers of the Mainz University Medical Center working in cooperation...
ultracold neutron

New Record at Ultracold Neutron Source in Mainz

Some ten years ago, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) entered a new field of research by starting to generate ultracold neutrons (UCN) for use...
3D Film

Real and Artificially Generated 3-D Films Are Nearly Impossible to Distinguish

For viewers it seems to be very difficult to tell the difference between real and artificially rendered 3-D films. Psychologists at Johannes Gutenberg University...
Nuclear Waste

Mainz Physicists Propose a New Method for Monitoring Nuclear Waste

New scientific findings suggest neutrino detectors may play an important role in ensuring better monitoring and safer storage of radioactive material in nuclear waste...
dark matter

Ultralight Axions Are Unlikely to Be Candidates for Dark Matter

Astrophysical and cosmological observations indicate that most of our universe is invisible, composed of dark matter and dark energy. Only about five percent of...
proton

New Proton Record: Researchers Measure Magnetic Moment with Greatest Possible Precision

The magnetic moment of an individual proton is inconceivably small, but can still be quantified. The basis for undertaking this measurement was laid over...
Electrochemistry

Electrochemistry Opens up Novel Access to Important Classes of Substances

Electrochemistry has undergone a renaissance in recent years and numerous research groups are currently working on the environmentally friendly production or conversion of molecules....
Chromosomes

Chromosomes May Be Knotted

Everyone knows that long bits of yarn, or charging cables and the like, tend to get quickly tangled and form nasty knots. Little is...
spherical confinement

Physicists at Mainz University Gain New Insights into Nanosystems with Spherical...

Theoretical physicists led by Professor Kurt Binder and Dr. Arash Nikoubashman at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have used computer simulations to study the...
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New Treatment Options for Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most frequent liver diseases worldwide and an estimated 20 million people in Germany are affected....
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Erratic Time Perception in Schizophrenia

Persons suffering from schizophrenia have a different perception of time than healthy individuals. There is far more variation in the way that a time...
intestinal inflammation

Cause of chronic intestinal inflammation discovered

Researchers at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München have discovered...
Stalagmites

Stalagmites Store Paleoclimate Data

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is the dominant atmospheric pressure mode over the North Atlantic that plays a significant role in determining the winter...
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Multiple Sclerosis Research Identifies Receptor That Facilitates Influx of T Cells...

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurodegenerative autoimmune disease in which the body’s own T cells attack the central nervous system (CNS). One major obstacle...
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz to Collaborate with US Research Center Fermilab...

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) is expanding the range of its international research collaboration projects. During a visit to the world-famous Fermi National Accelerator...
digestion

Interactive Micro-implants to Regulate Digestion

What sounds like science fiction will soon become a reality: Researchers want to develop actively interlinked micro-implants that regulate the movement of the digestive...
antiferromagnetic, stem cells, fatty liver disease, schizophrenia, Multiple sclerosis, collaboration, RNA modification, multiple sclerosis, spin Seebeck effect, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, Endocrine cells, short-sightedness

Level of Education Is More Decisive than Intelligence for the Development...

Environmental factors such as education and leisure activities have a greater influence on the development of short-sightedness or myopia than the ability to think...
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Mainz researchers lay the foundation for innovative treatment of multiple sclerosis

Inhibition of the protein kinase CK2 prevents the development of auto-aggressive T cells
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Mainz Researchers Lay the Foundation for Innovative Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers at the Research Center for Immunotherapy (FZI) and the Focus Program Translational Neurosciences (FTN) of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have identified a...