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Sustainability, Research |

Are there hydroelectric power plants that are fish-friendly? - Complex investigation of new hydropower plants

Modern hydroelectric power plants do not always protect fish better than conventional ones. In addition to the technologies employed, the specific location of the plant and the fish species…

Campus |

The Master Brewer diploma has been modernised - The course of studies is offered singularly in Freising, Germany.

The design of the future concept for the Diplom-Braumeister at the TUM School of Life Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) was successful. The continuation of the degree…

Research |

The third eye sees more - more efficient plants and more environmentally friendly food production

The 21st century brings great challenges: The world's population is growing steadily, while dwindling resources and the effects of climate change are making it increasingly difficult to meet…

Research |

European and North American maize genomes: same but different

German researchers decoded the European maize genome. In comparison to North American maize lines, they discovered differences. For cultivation of maize in areas with low yields and for…

Research |

Gut bacteria improve type 2 diabetes risk prediction - Large-scale study with more than 4000 participants at ZIEL - Institute for Food & Health

The composition and function of bacteria in the human intestine – the so-called gut microbiome – changes as the day progresses. This was established by researchers based in Freising at ZIEL…

Research |

New studies of the nutritional preferences of fungi provide a whole "buffet" of findings 

A recent study by the University of California in cooperation with the TUM School of Life Sciences at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) shows how fungi perceive available food and…

Campus |

The new degree programs at TUM - New in WS 20/21: Five Master's and two Bachelor's degree programs

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is launching two bachelor's and five master's degree programs in the 2020/21 winter semester. These include four new offerings at the Straubing…

Research |

Frost damage is increasing - Forests in Europe and Asia suffer from global warming

Natural scientists have been warning about the effects of climate change for many years. In the meantime, the hot summers have also reached Central Europe, but global warming is not only…

Research |

Rainforests absorb less CO2 - bioscientist warns against an acceleration of climate change

Tropical forests provide medicine, food, shelter and water for people and currently play a major role as a carbon sink by removing anthropogenic carbon emissions from the atmosphere and…