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Jan. 16, 2020

Productive in old age - thanks to artificial intelligence

To participate productively in working life at an advanced age and to spend one's leisure time with a high quality of life is the wish of many older people. In an international project, the computer scientist Prof. Björn Schuller is investigating how digital technologies and artificial intelligence can support this goal.

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Jan. 12, 2020

Decision-making skills in clinical practice

An international research project with milion-euro funding from the EU looks at how medical students can learn to make decisions for the diagnosis and treatment of patients in later clinical practice.

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Jan. 5, 2020

Greener springs are causing drier summers in the Northern Hemisphere

A team of researchers from Peking University, China, collaborated with others from Germany, UK, Spain, Belgium, France, Australia and the USA, found that earlier spring greening causes a large water loss from land soils by evaporation. This loss raises the risk of soil moisture droughts and heat extremes in the following summer months, according to the latest study published in the journal Science Advances.

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Dec. 11, 2019

Metal with unusual properties

A Chinese-German research cooperation involving the University of Augsburg has demonstrated properties in a metal that cannot be explained by the standard theory. The results were obtained on a special metallic compound with unusual magnetic characteristics – scientists call it magnetic frustration.  The cooperation observed a novel, “quantum critical behaviour” in the metal at very low temperatures and at high pressures and strong magnetic fields.

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Oct. 31, 2019

Dry, warm air increases the risk of stroke

A study based on an analysis of 18,000 cases by Augsburg doctors and climatologists points out a possible link between certain air masses and the incidence of stroke.

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April 2, 2019

A protease expert takes over the Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

With the appointment of Prof. Dr. Regina Fluhrer on 1 April 2019, nearly all the basic science chairs in the Institute for Theoretical Medicine at the University of Augsburg’s Faculty of Medicine  are occupied. 

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