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Archive: News

Hönicke has gathered more than 2,500 ticks over the past three years. Picture: Daniel Rolke

Field Research – The influence of environmental parameters on the infection risk of Lyme disease

They aren’t only bloodsuckers. Ticks can also be dangerous, transmitting serious diseases like Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE). The biologist Christiane Hönicke examines which land-use patterns influence the...
09. Mar 2015
They aren’t only bloodsuckers. Ticks can also be dangerous, transmitting serious diseases like Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE). The biologist Christiane Hönicke examines which land-use patterns influence more ...
Various legal fields - be they criminal, competition, anti-trust, or intellectual property law - fall under the purview of media law. Picture: Sören Stache

New Legal Territory — Legal scholars analyze media-related issues

Her private life has often been disseminated in tabloids, but Caroline von Monaco—Caroline, Princess of Hanover since 1999—has consistently taken action against the media since the 1990s and fought against the publication of...
05. Mar 2015
Her private life has often been disseminated in tabloids, but Caroline von Monaco—Caroline, Princess of Hanover since 1999—has consistently taken action against the media since the 1990s and fought against the more ...
Stefanie Krüger and Professor Taubert in the lab. Picture: Karla Fritze

SpiderMAEN – Prof. Andreas Taubert and his team of chemists “spin the silk” from gene to material

SpiderMAEN is the current project of Prof. Andreas Taubert – alluding to the well-known comic superhero. The professor and his research group are not only fascinated by spiders but particularly by spider silk, which plays an...
03. Mar 2015
SpiderMAEN is the current project of Prof. Andreas Taubert – alluding to the well-known comic superhero. The professor and his research group are not only fascinated by spiders but particularly by spider silk, which more ...
Their work also turned out to be real field research. After taking a propeller plane from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi, the researchers had to cover 500 km through Nepal’s lowlands and midlands – in a jeep. Picture: Bastian Jantz

A Day’s March to the Midwife – Administrative experts monitor new approach in Nepal’s healthcare system

Scientists from the University of Potsdam recently visited Nepal to monitor the impact of a government program to foster the decentralization of health governance. They started their tour in the capital Kathmandu and traveled to...
02. Mar 2015
Scientists from the University of Potsdam recently visited Nepal to monitor the impact of a government program to foster the decentralization of health governance. They started their tour in the capital Kathmandu and more ...