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wine aroma
2014-10-07 04:00:17

The majority of wines are produced from around 20 different types of grape, all of which have their own typical aroma. This is due to the terpenes, a diverse category of chemical substances including cholesterol and estrogen.

magnetic computing research team
2014-10-02 02:30:53

Electrical engineers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits.

tree growth
2014-09-19 02:00:23

Trees have been growing significantly faster since the 1960s. The typical development phases of trees and stands have barely changed, but they have accelerated – by as much as 70 percent.

Flexible Tapes From The Nanoworld
2014-08-15 03:03:26

Dr. Wilhelm Auwärter and his team are working on a research project to develop tiny flat molecule tapes at the Department of Physics of Technische Universität München (TUM).

2014-06-28 16:34:34

Does organic farming foster biodiversity?

CellulARSkin prototype
2014-06-11 04:00:06

On June 12, during the opening of the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, a paralyzed person wearing a brain-controlled robotic exoskeleton is expected to make the first kick of the football championship.

2014-05-28 09:00:04

Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) working in cooperation with the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Hospital and the Technische Universität München (TUM) have for the first time tested X-ray dark-field radiography on a living organism to diagnose lung disease.

brainflight
2014-05-27 13:51:40

Researchers at the Technische Universität München are developing methods for even untrained laypersons to strap into the cockpit, soar into the clouds and return safely again to the surface of the Earth.

How Does Soil Store Carbon Dioxide?
2014-01-09 10:17:12

Technische Universität München Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions continue to rise – in 2012 alone, 35.7 billion tons of this greenhouse gas entered the atmosphere. Some of this CO2 is absorbed by the oceans, plants and soil. As such, they provide a significant reservoir of carbon, stemming the release of CO2. Scientists have now discovered how organic carbon is stored in soil. Basically, the carbon only binds to certain soil structures. This means that soil’s capacity to absorb...

2013-09-26 17:58:45

Experiments with neutrons at the Technische Universität München (TUM) show that the antidepressant lithium accumulates more strongly in white matter of the brain than in grey matter.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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