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magnon spintronics

Construction Set of Magnon Logic Extended: Magnon Spin Currents Can Be...

In the emerging field of magnon spintronics, researchers investigate the possibility to transport and process information by means of so-called magnon spin currents. In...
elongated heads

New Insights into the Origin of Elongated Heads in Early Medieval...

The transition from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages in Europe is marked by two key events in European history, the fall of the...
tropical rainforests

Geological Change Confirmed as a Factor Behind the Extensive Diversity in...

The tropical rainforests of Central and South America are home to the largest diversity of plants on this planet. Nowhere else are there quite...
Quantum chemistry

Quantum Chemistry Solves the Mystery of Why There Are These 20...

Using quantum chemical methods, a team of researchers led by Dr. Matthias Granold and Professor Bernd Moosmann of the Institute of Pathobiochemistry at Johannes...
Antiferromagnets

Antiferromagnets Prove Their Potential for Spin-Based Information Technology

Within the emerging field of spin-based electronics, or spintronics, information is typically defined by the orientation of the magnetization of ferromagnets. Researchers have recently...
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...
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....
stem cells, fatty liver disease, schizophrenia, Multiple sclerosis, collaboration, RNA modification, multiple sclerosis, spin Seebeck effect, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, Endocrine cells, short-sightedness

Method of Accelerating the Maturation of Stem Cells to Form Neurons...

Very little is still known about how neurons can be generated from stem cells. Researchers at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University...
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...
redox flow batteries

Waste from Paper and Pulp Industry Supplies Raw Material for the...

With the increasing use of renewable energies, stabilizing electricity networks is becoming an ever greater challenge. Redox flow batteries could represent a major contribution...
electro organic synthesis

Scientists Develop Electro-Organic Synthesis That Allows Sustainable and Green Production of...

In the cooperative EPSYLON research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, scientists from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and...
polypeptides

Secondary Structure Formation Enables Morphology Control

Nano-sized carrier systems find medical application to improve pharmacologic properties of bioactive agents. For many therapeutic approaches, it is important that the carrier system...
caterpillars

German Scientists Question Study about Plastic-Eating Caterpillars

In April, the report of plastic bag eating caterpillars caused sensation in worldwide media. The authors around Federica Bertocchini of the University in Santander...
dogs

Modern Domestic Dog Has a Single Geographic Origin

By analyzing the DNA of two prehistoric dogs from Germany, an international research team led by Krishna R. Veeramah, Ph.D., of Stony Brook University...
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...
stem cells, fatty liver disease, schizophrenia, Multiple sclerosis, collaboration, RNA modification, multiple sclerosis, spin Seebeck effect, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, Endocrine cells, short-sightedness

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....
cancer

New Insight into How Telomeres Protect Cells from Premature Senescence

Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have further uncovered the secrets of telomeres, the caps that...
beetles

Cooperation of Burying Beetles and Their Microbiota on Carcasses

A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Giessen...