University of Bonn

The University of Bonn was established in 1818 in Bonn, Germany. Today, the university has more than 27,000 students. Among notable University of Bonn graduates are seven Nobel Laureates, Friedrich Nietzsche, Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Schumpeter and more. The University of Bonn is noted for its medical genetics, mathematics, physics, chemical biology and neurosciences programs. The University of Bonn publishes its research highlights and abstracts on-line. The University of Bonn is respected world-wide for its research in the sciences.

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Abteilung 8.2 - Presse und Kommunikation Meinhard Heinze-Haus Poppelsdorfer Allee 49, 53115 Bonn
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Ring-shaped sugar helps in cases of atherosclerosis

Hardened and inflamed arteries, atherosclerosis, can be very dangerous. The consequences of atherosclerosis are among the most common causes of death in industrialized nations; in particular heart attacks and strokes. Crystalline ...

Apr 06, 2016
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The Achilles' heel of HIV

Researchers at the University of Bonn have discovered how cells in the body can detect the genetic material of so-called retroviruses. The pathogen of the immunodeficiency disease AIDS, the HI-1 virus, also belongs to this ...

Sep 08, 2015
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Mathematics to fight cancer

Mathematicians and physicians at the University of Bonn have developed a new model for immunotherapy of cancer. The method could help to develop new treatment strategies and to understand why some approaches do not work with ...

Apr 12, 2016
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Study may show the way to more effective vaccines

Scientists at the University of Bonn, together with colleagues from the USA and Japan, have shed light on an important immune mechanism. Their work shows how the body provides the important killer cells with a helper in the ...

Aug 21, 2015
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Getting children to embrace healthy food

If the packaging has an appealing design, primary school children also reach for healthy foods. This was revealed in a study in cooperation with the Research Institute for Child Nutrition in Dortmund under the direction of ...

Jun 23, 2015
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Extreme events in the brain

Physicists at the Universities of Bonn and Oldenburg have developed a model whose behavior – although based on strict rules – can apparently change spontaneously. There are also changes of this type in nature, for example, ...

Feb 26, 2016
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Researchers boost fat-burning

The number of overweight people is increasing worldwide—and thus the risk of developing diabetes or cardiovascular disease. For this reason, many dream of an active substance which would simply melt off fat deposits. An ...

Mar 09, 2016
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