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magnetic nanostructures

ERC Funding for Research into Three-Dimensional Magnetic Nanostructures

Professor Mathias Kläui at the Institute of Physics of Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz (JGU) has been awarded together with cooperation partners at Forschungszentrum...
anomalous magnetic

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz joins the “Muon g-2 experiment” at Fermilab

Professor Martin Fertl and his research group officially join the "Muon g-2 collaboration" at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), one of the international...
crystals

Researchers Can Now Place Single Ions into Solids

Modern electronics is based on doped semiconductors. To synthesize electronic components, dopant atoms such as aluminum or phosphorus are embedded into crystals...
UV absorbers

Synthesis of UV Absorbers from Cashew Nut Shell Liquid

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) in Germany, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in...
chemical reactions, DNA repair and genome stability, computers, spintronic, antiferromagnetic, stem cells, fatty liver disease, schizophrenia, Multiple sclerosis, collaboration, RNA modification, multiple sclerosis, spin Seebeck effect, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, Endocrine cells, short-sightedness

German Research Foundation Approves Collaborative Research Center to Investigate DNA Repair...

From January 1, 2019, the German Research Foundation (DFG) will be funding the new Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1361 on Regulation of DNA Repair...
Ozone Layer

Protection for the Ozone Layer: Sugar Molecules Bind Harmful CFCs

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences have managed to make a breakthrough when it comes to dealing...
chemical reactions, DNA repair and genome stability, computers, spintronic, antiferromagnetic, stem cells, fatty liver disease, schizophrenia, Multiple sclerosis, collaboration, RNA modification, multiple sclerosis, spin Seebeck effect, multiple sclerosis, leukemia, Endocrine cells, short-sightedness

Energy-Efficient Spin Current Can Be Controlled by Magnetic Field and Temperature

The transition from light bulbs to LEDs has drastically cut the amount of electricity we use for lighting. Most of the electricity consumed by...
optical pressure sensor

Scientists Develop Highly Sensitive Molecular Optical Pressure Sensor

Chemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and at the Université de Montréal in Canada have developed a molecular system capable of very precise...
Neandertals

Neandertals Practiced Close-Range Hunting 120,000 Years Ago

An international team of scientists reports the oldest unambiguous hunting lesions documented in the history of humankind. The lesions were found on skeletons of...
Mysterious IceCube

Mysterious IceCube Event May Be Caused by a Tau Neutrino

It was just eight years ago that the IceCube detector, a research center located at the South Pole to detect neutrinos emanating from the...
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...
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...
dark proteome

Shedding Light on the Dark Proteome with IMB’s Newest Adjunct Director

One of the first analogies that people learn when studying biology is that the specific interaction of proteins is like a lock and key....
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...
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....
chemical reactions, DNA repair and genome stability, computers, spintronic, antiferromagnetic, 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...