Press Releases - Archive


The astonishing self-organization skills of the brain

Uncovering how neural circuits achieve a balance between excitation and inhibition

Read more


When Wolves Became Dogs

The European domestic dog is presumed to have originated in Southwestern Germany

Read more


Otters like juggling stones

Tübingen researchers investigate otters’ use of stones for work and play

Read more


Carpets of moss help stop erosion

Tübingen geoscientists show how biological soil crusts prevent soil from being washed away

Read more


Nanospheres measure the forces of cell motors

Tübingen researchers develop force microscopes for the nanoscale - The motor protein kinesin makes…

Read more


New rapid test to detect coronavirus antibodies developed

Results in just twelve minutes – New test beats ELISA method – “Milestone in the development of…

Read more


Cyanobacteria could revolutionize the plastic industry

Microbiologists at the University of Tübingen modify bacteria to produce climate-neutral and rapidly…

Read more


Tübingen Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology Prize for Australian archaeologist Anna Florin

Food plant remains from 65,000 years ago show complex and time- consuming food preparation by the…

Read more