Tag Archives: Technical University of Munich

Researchers from Technical University of Munich to develop a computer model to help improve wind farm efficiency

MUNICH, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Often hundreds of rotors can be installed in a typical wind farm. A little known fact, however, is that the shadowing caused by the wind turbine rotors impacts the performance of neighboring turbines and reduces their … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Mice without gastrointestinal microbiota grow obese when fed with dietary fat from plant sources

Study investigates interaction between dietary fat and gastrointestinal microbiota MUNICH, 24-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gut bacteria play a little-understood role in the body’s energy balance, which is influenced by diet. However, the crucial nutritional components are unknown. A team at the … Read the full press release

General Electric (GE) Global Research Europe and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to open leading-edge axial compressor laboratory near Munich

A successful partnership: GE and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) open leading-edge axial compressor laboratory MUNICH, 24-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — General Electric (GE) Global Research Europe and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have put their joint axial compressor laboratory … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich developed method for precise picture of the inner world of objects combining computerized model and experiment

MUNICH, 24-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Doctors performing medical check-ups want a full picture of the patient’s health without using the scalpel. Engineers who want to investigate the stability of a bridge without cutting into it are in the same position. Non-destructive … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Big Data study finds forest biodiversity as a key factor for forest yields

MUNICH, 14-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have conducted the first worldwide study of biodiversity and its impact on the productivity of forests. Data from more than 770,000 observation points from 44 countries were evaluated for this purpose. The samples included in … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich study reveals killer shrimps role in disappearance of species in Central European rivers

MUNICH, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have discovered that the amphipod crustacean, which is native to the Ponto-Caspian region, is not a true predator and only plays an indirect role in the massive species … Read the full press release

TUM appoints Mathias Pfeil General Conservator of the Bavarian State Office for Monument Conservation as honorary professor

MUNICH, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Technical University of Munich (TUM) now counts yet another eminent member among its body of professors: Mathias Pfeil, General Conservator of the Bavarian State Office for Monument Conservation, has been appointed as an honorary professor. … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich scientists studied the metabolism of women with gestational diabetes after giving birth

MUNICH, 22-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has studied the metabolism of women with gestational diabetes after giving birth. Along with partners at Helmholtz Zentrum München and the German Center for … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich: Electric car designed and built by the TUfast Eco Team listed as the “Most efficient electric vehicle” by Guinness World Records

MUNICH, 21-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Successful world record attempt: Last Saturday, the electric car designated the “eLi14”, designed and built by the TUfast Eco Team, proved that it is the most economical electric car on the planet. And as a result … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich (TUM) scientists discovered possible reasons for failure of Alzheimer’s treatment

Agglutinated proteins in the brain, known as amyloid-β plaques, are a key characteristic of Alzheimer’s. One treatment option uses special antibodies to break down these plaques. This approach yielded good results in the animal model, but for reasons that are … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich scientists explained the molecular mechanism of plant growth

Two growth-promoting groups of substances, or phytohormones, the gibberellins and the brassinosteroids, are used independently of each other for the breeding and production of crop plants. A team of scientists at Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now discovered that … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich / MAN Study: Cities now blueprinting tomorrow’s mobility

The study “What Cities Want”, completed by the Technical University of Munich and MAN, maps strategies for modern city planning around the world – innovative traffic solutions for the metropolises of the future. 14-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Cities are attracting more … Read the full press release