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We all know that excessive consumption of alcohol is bad for our health. Moderate quantities of alcohol, however, can be beneficial to our health in some circumstances. In a paper recently published in Nature, a team of researchers from FAU shows that alcohol modifies the immune system in a very spe...

On May 6th-7th, 2020, the Interdisciplinary Erlangen Colloquium on Body Odours will take place. The colloquium will be held as an online conference under the overarching theme of “Chemical signatures: from basic insights to applications”. The program of the online-colloquium is now available: ...

Due to the Corona Pandemic, the application deadline for FAU's mentoring programme ARIADNEdoc/postdoc+ has been extended until May 15th, 2020. The 18-months programme is designed for female doctoral candidates, postdoctoral researchers and Habilitandinnen of the Faculty of Engineering and the Fac...

From April 2020, the W2 Professorship for Inorganic Chemistry is newly occupied with Prof. Dr. Karl Mandel. Prof. Dr. Mandel succeeds Prof. Dr. Julien Bachmann who received the Chair for Thin Film Chemistry of the Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials (EAM) in 2019. The professo...

Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements for them to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odours, some of which have yet to be identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has analysed the sens...