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There are many fields of study, and so are many types of higher education institutions. Which possibilities Karlsruhe offers, show KIT, HsKA and DHBW KA on March 28. (Photo: Harry Marx/KIT)
(21.03.2019)Information Evening on Study and University Choice

Joint event of KIT, University of Applied Sciences, and Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University.

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Street lamps with LED technology at night (Photo: Tanja Meißner/KIT)
(21.03.2019)LED Streetlights in the Practice Test

Special interconnection of many LED diodes - significantly lower costs for public lighting.

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The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) conducts intensive research into artificial intelligence. (Photo: Patrick Langer, KIT)
(15.03.2019)Artificial Intelligence in All Areas of Life

KIT researchers work intensively on bringing the opportunities of AI and their threats to IT security into line.

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(14.03.2019)Topping-out Ceremony for New Research Building

A new building for interdisciplinary research is to be completed by 2020.

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DFG president Peter Strohschneider and Wolfgang Wernsdorfer (Photo: DFG / David Ausserhofer)
(14.03.2019)Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2019 for Wolfgang Wernsdorfer

The KIT physicist received the highest research prize in Germany for his contribution to quantum computing on March 13 in Berlin.

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The high-temperature superconductor HTS CroCo enables energy-efficient energy transport for future technologies. (Figure: ITEP, KIT)
(13.03.2019)Superconducting Cable for Future Technologies

The “HTS CroCo“ made by KIT can transport large amounts of electrical energy.

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(12.03.2019)Particulate Matter Pollutes the Air above Africa

Consortium presents policy brief on impacts of air pollution on climate, population, and environment.

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Logo mit der Aufschrift "Grenzenlos studieren. Europa wählen!" (Grafik: HRK)
(12.03.2019)“Education Knows no Borders. Vote for Europe!”

German Rectors’ Conference and German National Association for Student Affairs call on students to participate in the European elections.

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(11.03.2019)9.1 Million Euros for Trinational Quantum Research

The international doctoral program “QUSTEC” will be established at the European Campus.

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Exercise is important for the development of children and adolescents. The congress shows how it can be integrated into everyday and school life (Photo: Tanja Meißner, KIT)
(07.03.2019)Congress „Kinder bewegen“

The congress underscores the importance of exercise to the physical and mental development of children and adolescents.

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(07.03.2019)Synthetic Fuels

Kopernikus Project P2X: KIT spin-off INERATEC puts a power-to-liquid demonstration facility into operation at KIT.

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(07.03.2019)Practical Teaching

Students presented their results at the closing event of the innovation project "IP - Integrated Product Development."

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Wanted: Film contributions about artificial intelligence - whether short or long, documentary, essayistic or fictional. (Illustration: KIT)
(06.03.2019)International KI Science Film Festival at KIT

On the occasion of the Science Year 2019, KIT invites filmmakers to submit films on artificial intelligence. Deadline on March 31, 2019.

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KIT at the Hannover Messe (Photo: supertrampmedia)
(05.03.2019)KIT at the Hannover Messe 2019

KIT presents innovations at the trade shows "Research & Technology" and "Integrated Energy".

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The fast-charging system relies on particularly long-lasting lithium-ion cells and a comparatively high charging current of up to ten amperes. (Photo: Lea de Biasi/ Steffen Jokisch, KIT)
(04.03.2019)New Quick Charging System for E-bikes

To shorten charging time, KIT and e-bike manufacturer Coboc plan to make batteries capable of quick charging.

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(04.03.2019)EPICUR: Application in the European Universities Initiative

Eight partner universities, among them the KIT, to jointly develop new learning formats for their students.

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Innovative storage materials and technologies are an essential prerequisite for the success of the energy transition. (Photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
(28.02.2019)Europe-wide Research for Batteries of the Future

European initiative BATTERY 2030+ brings together leading scientific institutions.

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On the Zugspitze, KIT scientists do research on the effects of climate change on the Alps. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
(28.02.2019)Climate Change and Winter Sports

For the first time, experts comment on the effects of climate change on winter sports.

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(28.02.2019)KIT Among the Top 100 Worldwide in Ten Subjects

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 – KIT strong in „Natural Sciences“ and „Engineering & Technology“.

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Storing energy from renewable sources - this is one of the challenges of the energy transition. (Photo: Pascal Armbruster, KIT)
(27.02.2019)Chemical Storage of Renewable Energies

Research of catalytic systems under fluctuating operating conditions.

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Researchers test the cycle stability of the improved lithium-ion cell. (Photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
(26.02.2019)Sustainable Battery Production

The Si-DRIVE research project aims at establishing a European lithium-ion battery production.

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Forests bind large amounts of CO2 - and thus counteract global warming. (Photo: Gabi Zachmann, KIT)
(25.02.2019)Carbon Dioxide Sinks in Young Forests

International research team found that renewable forests absorb large amounts of carbon.

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Der 3D-Druck ermöglicht viele große und sehr kleine Anwendungen: Mit spezieller Tinte können etwa Biogerüste für Zellgewebe entstehen (Foto: Martin Bastmeyer, KIT)
(21.02.2019)Materials Design in 3D

Cluster of Excellence of KIT and Heidelberg University starts and focuses on printed three-dimensional design structures.

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KIT offers its students programs that make it easier for them to get started in university life and help them avoid dropping out of university (Photo: Anne Cordts, KIT)
(20.02.2019)Optimum Start of Studies

State of Baden-Württemberg funds KIT programs to facilitate the start of studies.

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Deforestation and intensive agriculture and grazing - human land use contributes to climate change just as much as fossil power plants and combustion engines (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
(19.02.2019)Climate Protection and Land Use

Efforts to reduce global warming due to anthropogenic land use are not sufficient.

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Eggshells consist of porous calcium carbonate, which is very suitable for electrochemical storage. (Photo: Manuel Balzer, KIT)
(18.02.2019)Storing Energy with Eggshells

For the first time, research group successfully uses eggshells as an electrode for energy storage.

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Whether study or education: On Girls' Day, KIT provides information on career prospects and on technologies such as electric cars. (Photo: Lydia Albrecht, KIT)
(18.02.2019)Girlsʼ Day 2019: Studies and Training at KIT

Information day for girls from class 5 with 40 workshops, guided tours, and presentations.

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Treating diseases, "improving" the genetic make-up: Researchers at KIT are investigating the possible contribution of AI and the ethical questions that arise here. (Photo: Pixabay)
(14.02.2019)Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Project analyzes opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence, modern human genomics, and genome editing.

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The goal of the new Science Data Center MoMaF is to use data from many laboratories sustainably and jointly. (Photo: Laila Tkotz/KIT)
(14.02.2019)Molecular and Materials Research: Easy Data Sharing

"Science Data Center" develops digitization modules for scientific data.

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(13.02.2019)Karlsruhe Talks on Social Responsibility

The programme with lectures, discussions and cultural events is open to all interested parties.

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Double-edged: The reason for the increasing green cover is an increase in agricultural yields - which require fertilizers and increased irrigation. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
(12.02.2019)Greening of the Earth Progresses

Intensive agriculture and forestry play an important role, with China and India being in the lead.

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In the project "bwirkt", KIT is investigating the effects of autonomous driving on traffic flow and traffic demand. (Photo: Manuel Balzer, KIT)
(11.02.2019)Research on the Test Area Autonomous Driving

Analysis of transport-related, technological, social, and legal impacts.

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Multi-coloured fluorescent security feature in computer design. (Figure: Frederik Mayer, KIT)
(11.02.2019)Mix of Materials for Three-dimensional Micro- and Nanostructures

Precise and efficient process combines 3D laser lithography with microfluidics.

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The KIT research laboratory develops new manufacturing techniques for assembly and connection technology for high-frequency electronics. (Photo: Joachim Hebeler, KIT)
(05.02.2019)Radar Technology from the Printer

KIT research laboratory will develop manufacturing technologies for terahertz microelectronics.

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IT security icon (Photo: Laila Tkotz, KIT)
(05.02.2019)Safer Internet Day 2019

Focus on IT security: KIT experts contribute to solutions, provide information, and advise politicians.

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(05.02.2019)Roadmap for Cyber Security Research

Scientists of the secUnity joint project present recommendations in Brussels.

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In the test facilities of the KArlsruhe Liquid metal LAboratory (KALLA), the thermofluid dynamics of metal melts are explored. (Photo: Karsten Litfin, KIT)
(04.02.2019)Liquid Metal Research: Solutions for the Energy Transition

Technologies made by KIT can essentially contribute to climate protection.

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Members of the Hightech Forum of the Federal Government (Photo: BMBF)
(04.02.2019)KIT President Is Member of the Hightech-Forum

Holger Hanselka and 19 other experts advise the Federal Government with respect to future-related issues.

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Transport Minister Winfried Hermann (2nd from the left) at the Institute of Vehicle System Technology of KIT (Photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
(30.01.2019)Minister Winfried Hermann at KIT

The Baden-Württemberg Minister of Transport obtains information on current mobility research.

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Expertise in high-precision mechanical engineering is needed, for example, in the wire windings of the stator of an electric motor, the so-called hairpins. (Photo: Felix Wirth, KIT)
(28.01.2019)Electromobility: Using Existing Competencies

The "Electric Mobility Transformation Hub" at KIT will be the contact point for SMEs.

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 The objects from the 3D printer are still mobile even after printing and can be stimulated by temperature changes, for example. (Graphic: Marc Hippler, KIT)
(24.01.2019)Mobile Microstructrures from the Printer

By means of dynamic 3D printing, microstructures can be moved by light and temperature.

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Fighting criminal activities on the Internet is the aim of a Europe-wide project in which KIT jurists are involved (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
(24.01.2019)Effectively Combating Darknet Crime

EU project TITANIUM launches police test phase - KIT monitors legal compliance.

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Networks of autonomous robots can master challenges that would cause individual machines to fail. (Graphic: Theresa Lösch, KIT)
(23.01.2019)Exploring Foreign Worlds with Robot Teams

Autonomous machines are to jointly cope with difficult tasks in the deep sea or on Mars.

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Printed colored perovskite solar cells in the form of the KIT logo. (Photo: IMT/KIT)
(21.01.2019)Photovoltaics - Versatile in Form and Color

Researchers and industrial partners develop printed perovskite solar modules for flexible use in buildings.

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Start of  'refuels' project:  Managing director of MiRO Ralf Schairer, Transport Minister  Winfried Hermann, Thomas Hirth, Vice-President of KIT. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
(18.01.2019)Research Offensive on Regenerative Fuels

Transport Minister Hermann: "Fuel production by means of renewable energy serves climate protection."

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Happy Birthday, Neumayer Station III: The impressive station in the Antarctica was built 10 years ago. (Photo: Esther Horvath)
(18.01.2019)Atmosphere Research in the Permanent Ice

Neumayer Station III in Antarctica celebrates tenth anniversary – from summer 2019, KIT will operate a new measurement instrument there.

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Der Large Hadron Collider, kurz LHC, am CERN in Genf ist der weltgrößte Teilchenbeschleuniger. (Foto: Markus Breig, KIT)
(16.01.2019)KIT at the City Hall: Superaccelerators

The KIT Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics Center presents itself and its research acitivities.

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Students with notebook (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
(15.01.2019)Students Develop Open Source Educational Software

Tools and programs for computer science classes to be developed in a new teaching laboratory.

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LED cube (Photo: Patrick Langer, KIT)
(09.01.2019)Strengthening Research on Artificial Intelligence

Two new professorships for AI methods in IT security and materials research at KIT.

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Erdbebentätigkeit am Laacher See (Abbildung: Hensch et al.)
(07.01.2019)Deep Earthquakes beneath Laacher See

Study indicates deep low-frequency earthquakes caused by magma migration.

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From left: Dr. Olaf Sauer, Prof. Jürgen Beyerer, Prof. Holger Hanselka, Prof. Jürgen Fleischer, Prof. Frank Henning beim Spatenstich (Photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
(07.01.2018)On the way to the Karlsruhe Research Factory

KIT and Fraunhofer establish development and demonstration center for the factory of the future.

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Researchers at HIU assemble magnesium batteries under argon shielding gas. (Photo: Laila Tkotz/KIT)
(04.01.2019)Start of the Post-Lithium Age

In the European research project E-MAGIC, a magnesium-based energy storage technology is to be developed.

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