Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen (German: Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, sometimes called the "Eberhardina Carolina") is a public university located in the city of Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is one of Germany's oldest universities, internationally noted in medicine, natural sciences and the humanities. In the area of German Studies (German: Germanistik) it has been ranked first among all German universities for many years. Tübingen is one of five classical "university towns" in Germany; the other four being Marburg, Göttingen, Freiburg and Heidelberg. The university is associated with some Nobel laureates, especially in the fields of medicine and chemistry. Currently, around 22,000 students are enrolled. The 17 hospitals in Tübingen affiliated with the university's faculty of medicine have 1,500 patient beds, and cater to 66,000 in-patients and 200,000 out-patients on an annual basis.
Biochar in soils cuts greenhouse gas emissions
University of Tübingen microbiologists show soil microbe communities can be influenced to decrease nitrous oxide emissions.
Who was eating salmon 45,000 years ago in the Caucasus?
Why did anatomically modern humans replace Neandertals in Europe around 40,000 years ago?
New component in the quantum electronics toolbox
The coherence of quantum systems is the foundation upon which hardware for future information technologies is based. Quantum information is carried by units called quantum bits, or qubits. They can be used ...
How pesticides change the environment
The number of humans on the planet has almost doubled in the past 50 years ‒ and so has global food production. As a result, the use of pesticides and their effect on humans, animals and plants have become ...
Global Pliocene cooling digs deep canyons into the Andean Plateau
Incision of canyons into mountains is often interpreted by geoscientists as a proxy for surface uplift of the surroundings by geodynamic and tectonic processes. However, another possible cause for incision ...
Archaeologists put new and old finds together to reassemble ancient work of art
Researchers from the University of Tübingen have successfully re-attached the newly discovered head of a prehistoric mammoth-ivory figurine discovered in 1931.
Fertile Crescent: Farming started in several places at once, researchers report
For decades archaeologists have been searching for the origins of agriculture. Their findings indicated that early plant domestication took place in the western and northern Fertile Crescent. In the July ...
New method for mapping the protein signals between healthy and diseased cells
Researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, working in collaboration with researchers at the Proteome Center Tuebingen (PCT), have developed a new method for identifying the cell of ...
Iron in primeval seas rusted by bacteria
(Phys.org) —Researchers from the University of Tübingen have been able to show for the first time how microorganisms contributed to the formation of the world's biggest iron ore deposits. The biggest known ...
How organic magnets grow in a thin film
(Phys.org) —Development of organic single molecule magnets opens a great many of applications for magnetic materials and new memory technologies. Organic magnets are lighter, more flexible and less energy intensive in production ...
Students develop secure new procedure for online banking
Researchers and students from the University of Tübingen, working with GFT Technologies AG, have developed a new process to make online banking more secure. Their software is being presented this week at the CeBIT computer ...
Huge deposit of Jurassic turtle remains found in China
Paleontologists from University of Tübingen and Berlin Natural History Mu-seum can make first statistical analysis of ancient species.
Skilled hunters 300,000 years ago
Finds from early stone age site in north-central Germany show that human ingenuity is nothing new – and was probably shared by now-extinct species of humans.