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Mycelium-based composite material made of straw, husks, and starch.
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Avoiding Packaging Waste with the Help of Mycelium

Mycelium is a fine thread-like network of fungi. It is suitable as a packaging material. A new research project led by BIBA at the University of Bremen focuses on this biodegradable material as well as the production, use, and recycling of packaging.

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"Wissen um 11" – how old museum objects are preserved for future generations

On March 9, 2024, Pia Götz presented her research with computer tomography from the project "Digital Materialities. Virtual and Analog Forms of Exhibition".

Grafic of Astronauts on Mars next to solar panels
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Bremen Materials Science Clear First Hurdle on the Way to Excellence Funding

"With the Martian perspective, we will rethink the production of materials under the premise of resource scarcity." 'The Martian Mindset: A Scarcity-Driven Engineering Paradigm' has achieved initial success.

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Material with Feelings: AI Helps to Detect Material Damage

The University of Bremen has achieved first results in the DFG Research Unit FOR 3022. Thanks to innovative sensor nodes, which are smaller than a coin, it is possible to detect and evaluate hidden damage in fiber metal laminates (FML).

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Leibniz doctorate prize for Nicole Mensching

The research associate at the Leibniz Institute for Materials-Oriented Technologies in Bremen has been awarded this year's Leibniz Association PhD Prize in the natural and technical sciences category.

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STEM camp for pupils

Students from Delmenhorst Max-Planck-Gymnasium tried out science in theory and practice at the University of Bremen.

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April 2024
Habitability in Extreme Environment – Selected Design Challenges and Principles
Location: Online
Bremen Human Space Exploration Seminar
Guest: Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger

DI Dr.-Ing., Director, Architect and researcher specializing in compact habitability design solutions for extreme environments. Based at TU Wien.

Sandra Häuplik-Meusburger
September 2024
Particle-Based Materials Symposium
Location: House of Science, Bremen

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