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Bacteria may help some corals survive bleaching events

Researchers have shown for the first time that some corals surviving bleaching events obtain more nutrients from a particular group of bacteria, which may make the coral more heat-tolerant and enhance their recovery. This is the key finding of a new study carried out by an international research team under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Christian Wild (Marine Ecology, University of Bremen,...

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DFG Priority “Sea Level Change and Society” with Strong Bremen Participation

Rising sea levels and the consequences for society: The German Research Foundation (DFG) has agreed to fund four new projects at the University of Bremen in an amount of 1.4 million euros in the context of a new DFG Priority Program called “Regional Sea Level Change and Society”.

The successful project proposals reflect the interdisciplinary diversity of the new research program....

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Humboldt Research Prizewinner Karol Miller Is Guest of the University of Bremen for One Year

The University of Bremen‘s Center for Computing and Communication Technologies (TZI) is currently playing host to a top level researcher: Professor Karol Miller from the University of Western Australia. Professor Miller, a winner of the Research Prize awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, will spend a research year in Bremen, split into several periods of short stays. He is a...

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Did you know … the sculptural group behind the sport tower?

The reporter mutters into the microphone, the spectators gesticulate excitedly. One of them leans forward waving his fist in the air, while another consoles himself with a sip of beer. And yet another covers his eyes in despair. The figures behind them hold a banner in the air. You can almost hear the tumultuous roar of the crowd. This drama has...

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