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3D Laser Nanoprinters Become Compact
(30.11.2021)3D Laser Nanoprinters Become Compact

Reseachers of the cluster of excellence 3D Matter Made to Order show how 3-dimensional nanostructures can be printed using compact desktop devices

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Transport Research Strengthened in Karlsruhe
(23.11.2021)Transport Research in Karlsruhe Is Strengthened

German Center for Future Mobility pools competencies of science, industry, the federation, federal states and municipalities - research into autonomous public transport between cities and rural areas

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Crisis Communication: Providing Credible and Comprehensible Information
(22.11.2021)Crisis Communication: Informing Credibly and Understandably

Project at KIT to study the impacts of health information on citizens and authorities in times of epidemic crises

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Blueprint for Sustainable Mobility Development
(18.11.2021)Blueprint for Sustainable Mobility Development

Results of the SuMo-Rhine research project provide impetus for the mobility transition in the Upper Rhine region

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New Building for Practical and Future-oriented Teaching
(15.11.2021)New Building for Close-to-practice and Future-oriented Teaching

Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Mechatronics Learning and Application Center at KIT in the presence of guests from industry, politics, and science

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New Sensor Detects Ever Smaller Nanoparticles
(04.11.2021)New Sensor Detects Ever Smaller Nanoparticles

Novel optical resonator is the first to track the movement of nanoparticles in space

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Culture Hackathon for Students and Tech Enthusiasts
(03.11.2021)Culture Hackathon for Students and Tech Enthusiasts

At the big “Coding da Vinci” culture hackathon, cultural institutions from Baden-Württemberg make their data treasures accessible

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Software-Defined Car: Basic Principles for Future Cars
(03.11.2021)Software-Defined Car: Basic Principles for Future Cars

Project with partners from science and industry to develop new methods and processes for the car of the future and its effective use of data

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How Cells Correctly Select Active Genes
(02.11.2021)How Cells Correctly Select Active Genes

The formation of transcription factories is similar to the condensation of liquids - KIT researchers publish in Molecular Systems Biology

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Teaching Degree Programs in Karlsruhe: Virtual Information Event
(28.10.2021)Teaching Degree Programs in Karlsruhe: Virtual Information Event

A joint event of four Karlsruhe universities will provide virtual information about various teaching degree programs on November 10, 2021

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Mark Wise Receives Julius Wess Award 2021
(28.10.2021)Mark Wise Receives Julius Wess Award 2021

Renowned Caltech scientist is granted award for groundbreaking scientific achievements in theoretical particle physics

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Simultaneous Process Accelerates Electrode Production
(27.10.2021)Simultaneous Process Accelerates Electrode Production

Drying times significantly reduced without any loss of battery capacity - Results published in Energy Technology

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Energy Storage: Modular System Increases Flexibility
(27.10.2021)Energy Storage: Modular System Increases Flexibility

Partners from research and industry develop a grid-integrated solution for a stable power supply with renewable energies

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Energiewende: Neue Technologien für die Sektorenkopplung
(21.10.2021)Energy Transition: New Technologies for Sector Coupling

Sector coupling as the key to a climate-neutral energy supply – Federal Ministry of Education and Research increases funding

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Claudia Nemat Receives the Heinrich Hertz Guest Professorship
(20.10.2021)Claudia Nemat Receives the Heinrich Hertz Guest Professorship

Deutsche Telekom board member to give public lecture and seminar at KIT on October 29

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Deepfakes: Manipulations as a Danger for Democracy
(20.10.2021)Deepfakes: Manipulations Threaten Democracy

Technology assessment experts investigate AI-based fakes

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4,750 First Semester Students at KIT
(18.10.2021)4,750 Student Beginners at KIT

Digital and in-person welcome ceremony at the Audimax. In the 2021/22 wintersemester, the number of students totals 22,000

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Geothermal Energy: Heat Transition for Participation
(11.10.2021)Participation in Transforming the Heat Supply System

GECKO project explores new ways of stakeholder and citizen participation in the development of infrastructures for the energy transition

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Erna Scheffler Sponsorship Award for KIT Researchers
(06.10.2021)Erna Scheffler Sponsorship Award for KIT Researchers

Karlsruhe Soroptimist Club grants awards to Dr. Gabriela Molinar and Leona Schmidt-Speicher – Award ceremony on October 15, 2021 at the Federal Constitutional Court

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Covid-19: Combining Models Improves Forecasts
(29.09.2021)Covid-19: Combining Models

Researchers developed a platform for forecasts of Covid-19 cases. Now, insights from a systematic evaluation study have been published

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KIT Science Week: The Human in the Center of Learning Systems
(28.09.2021)KIT Science Week: The Human Being in the Center of Learning Systems

For one week, Karlsruhe is dedicated to AI – The event brings together science, business, politics, and society

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Research for Safe Solid State Batteries
(27.09.2021)Research for Safe Solid-state Batteries

In the ALANO project, industry and science develop innovative concepts for batteries with a lithium metal anode – KIT researchers investigate electrochemical aspects

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Professor Stefano Passerini, Direktor des HIU, mit einem Mitarbeiter im Labor
(16.09.2021)StoRIES: New Push for Energy Storage Research in Europe

In line with the “Green Deal” in Europe, a new European research consortium on energy storage starts work at KIT

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Karlsruhe Dedicated to AI and Digitization
(15.09.2021)Karlsruhe Dedicated to AI and Digitization

Groundbreaking innovations and exceptional insights into research: KIT Science Week meets InnovationFestival @karlsruhe.digital

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Innovative Sensor Detects Molecules Specifically and Accurately
(09.09.2021)Innovative Sensor Detects Molecules Specifically and Accurately

Graphene transistor with a metal-organic coating enables sensitive and selective detection

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Research for the Sustainable Development of our Planet
(09.09.2021)Research for the Sustainable Development of Our Planet

Under the heading “Sustainable Earth – From Processes to Resources,” KIT will host the international geoscientific online conference GeoKarlsruhe 2021

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Public Conference: Working Life of the Future
(08.09.2021)Public Conference: Working Life of the Future

FutureWork research project presents work scenarios for upcoming decades on September 17 and 18, 2021

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Learning from Game Developers: Product Development with Extended Reality
(26.08.2021)Product Development with Extended Reality

KIT researchers make physical-virtual models usable for engineers – new opportunities for non-contact, cross-location work

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Hydrogen Technologies: KIT Researches in All Three Federal Lead Projects
(23.08.2021)Hydrogen Technologies: KIT Researches in All Three Federal Lead Projects

Research to accelerate production, transport, and utilization of green hydrogen

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Jahresbericht 2020: Corona, KIT-Weiterentwicklungsgesetz, PoF IV
(20.08.2021)KIT Annual Report 2020: Corona, KIT Further Development Act, or PoF IV

Review of an eventful and challenging year in research, academic education, and innovation now available in German and English

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Green Hydrogen: Focus on the Catalyst Surface
(17.08.2021)Green Hydrogen: Focus on the Catalyst Surface

Researchers study the behavior of a catalyst for water electrolysis at the atomic level for the first time

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Zu den Spielstätten des Light Festival Karlsruhe gehört die unweit von Adenauerring und Durlacher Tor gelegene Nordfassade der KIT-Bibliothek (Foto: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
(12.08.2021)KIT and Land Support Karlsruhe Schlosslichtspiele

Greeting message from the International Space Station ISS on the façade of the KIT library - AI-generated show at the castle points ahead to KIT Science Week in October

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Mit einer vielversprechenden Kombination aus Kathode und Elektrolyt wollen die Forscherinnen und Forscher des HIU eine sehr hohe Energiedichte möglich machen. (Foto: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
(12.08.2021)Record-Breaking Lithium Metal Battery

Nickel-rich cathode and ionic liquid electrolyte enable extremely high energy density with good stability

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Eine Helle Erdhummel (Bombus lucorum) besucht eine Distel am Kreuzeck, Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Bei vielen europäischen Hummelarten sinken aktuell die Populationen. (Foto: Penelope Whitehorn, KIT)
(10.08.2021)Biodiversity: Land Use - A Threat to and Opportunity for Bumblebees

KIT researchers investigate the effect of land use changes on European bumblebee species under a changing climate.

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Better predictions for air quality, weather and climate
(05.08.2021)Better Forecasts of Air Quality, Weather and Climate

Atmospheric research in Germany is strengthend significantly by ACTRIS-D - KIT expands capacities to solve current climate problems.

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Automated Chemical Synthesis
(04.08.2021)Automated Chemical Synthesis

KIT invests around four million euros in facility for automated synthesis - Efficient processes to accelerate the development of innovative materials

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Supercomputer at KIT Inaugurated
(30.07.2021)Supercomputer Inaugurated at KIT

Research Minister Theresia Bauer hands over the new Karlsruhe high-performance computer to the scientific community

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Hochwasserrisiken wurden deutlich unterschätzt
(22.07.2021)Flood Risks Were Significantly Underestimated

CEDIM presents report on flood disaster in Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia - Damage may exceed ten billion euros

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Synthetic Fuels: Plant Works Successfully in Coupled Operation
(22.07.2021)Synthetic Fuels: Facility Works Successfully in Coupled Operation

Power-to-liquid facility at KIT’s Energy Lab 2.0 with optimized reactor design directly combines synthesis gas production from CO2 with fuel production

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Starthilfe für angehende Ingenieurinnen und Ingenieure in der Corona-Pandemie
(19.07.2021)Start-up Support for Prospective Engineers

Science Minister Theresia Bauer meets participants of the Corona graduate program at the Innovation Campus “Future Mobility”

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KIT Science Week: Karlsruhe all about AI
(14.07.2021)KIT Science Week: Dedicated to AI

Under the heading “The Human Being in the Center of learning Systems,” the week of events brings together science, business, politics, and society

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reFuels Are Suited for Wide Use
(09.07.2021)reFuels Are Suited for Wide Use

Practical tests reveal positive pollutant emission results – ecobalancing shows significant CO2 reduction potential of refuels

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No Wind Turbine Disturbing the Mountain Scenery
(08.07.2021)No Wind Turbine Disturbing the Mountain Scenery

KIT researchers quantify energy system costs when stopping the expansion of wind energy in beautiful landscapes

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Better gripping with intelligent picking robots
(07.07.2021)Better Gripping with Intelligent Picking Robots

Researchers from Germany and Canada work on new AI methods for picking robots

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Climate-resilient Tree
(06.07.2021)Climate-resilient Tree

Against drought stress: New biomechanical process enables roots to grow in deeper, wetter soil layers

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Detecting Neutrinos with Virtual Reality
(02.07.2021)Detecting Neutrinos with Virtual Reality

New virtual reality environment makes KIT's neutrino experiment KATRIN accessible to everyone

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KIT Again Granted Humboldt Professorship
(01.07.2021)KIT Again Granted Humboldt Professorship

Markus Klute was decisively involved in the discovery of the Higgs boson - He is awarded Germany's most highly endowed international research prize

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Zoom Takes Over KIT Spin-Off kites
(29.06.2021)Zoom Takes over KIT’s Spinoff kites

KIT’s computer scientists are experts on real-time speech recognition and translation – kites’ team will help improve Zoom’s machine translation

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KIT Supercomputer one of the 15 fastest in Europe
(28.06.2021)KIT Supercomputer one of the 15 fastest in Europe

New Supercomputer "HoreKa" achieves international top rankings in energy efficiency and speed

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Um geeignete Standorte für die „Kombikraftwerke“ zu identifizieren, wird in BrineMine das Rohstoffpotenzial von Thermalquellen in Chile untersucht. (Foto: Valentin Goldberg, KIT)
(22.06.2021)Sustainable Extraction of Raw Materials from Thermal Springs in Chile

BrineMine project: KIT studies environmentally compatible extraction of energy, raw materials, and drinking water from geothermal springs

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Bioeconomy: From the Flat-sharing Community to the Microbe's Own Home
(15.06.2021)Bioeconomy: From the Flat-sharing Community to the Microbe's Own Home

Research network develops new methods to screen and cultivate biotechnologically promising microorganisms.

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CAIRT Satellite Concept Selected as a Candidate for "Earth Explorer 11”
(14.06.2021)CAIRT Satellite Concept Selected as a Candidate for "Earth Explorer 11”

ESA has selected four candidates for a new Earth observation satellite – KIT’s proposal focuses on changes in the Earth's atmosphere.

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Sweet Sorghum: A Promise for the Environment
(10.06.2021)Sweet Sorghum: A Promise for the Environment

New sorghum variety developed at KIT accumulates a particularly large amount of sugar and can be used energetically and materially

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Thomas Hirth New Eucor Vice President
(09.06.2021)Thomas Hirth New Eucor Vice-President

Together with Andrea Schenker-Wicki, the KIT Vice-President will preside over the trinational university association for the next three years

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Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe
(08.06.2021)Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe

At KIT, talents from Southwest Germany will present their ideas to cope with global challenges – The winner will take part in the international final in Berlin.

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New Materials: When Sound Waves Move Backwards
(02.06.2021)New Materials: When Sound Waves Move Backwards

Researchers in the cluster of excellence 3D Matter Made to Order use rotons for metamaterials - Nature Communications publishes first results

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Quantencomputer: Zukunft im Untergrund?
(02.06.2021)Quantum Computers: A Future Underground?

Research team investigates influence of natural radioactivity. Superconducting quantum circuits remain stable longer in the Gran Sasso rock massif

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Munich City Bus of the Future Drives in a Column
(02.06.2021)Munich City Bus of the Future Drives in a Column

KIT researchers develop automatic and electric bus system for regular service in cooperation with Stadtwerke München and vehicle manufacturer Ebusco

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Machine Learning Accelerates Material Simulations
(31.05.2021)Machine Learning Accelerates Material Simulations

Faster and more accurate methods benefit various applications from energy storage to drugs

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7 Days - 7 Questions - 7 Formats
(25.05.2021)7 Days - 7 Questions - 7 Formats

KIT contributes to the Karlsruhe EFFEKTE science festival with a week full of science – Digital and hybrid offerings for people of any age.

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Qualitätsoffensive für bessere Batterien
(20.05.2021)Quality Offensive for Better Batteries

In the AQua battery competence cluster, KIT works on optimizing mass production of high-quality lithium-ion batteries by automatic defect detection.

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Higher Climate Resilience through Improved Seasonal Forecasts
(19.05.2021)Higher Climate Resilience through Improved Seasonal Forecasts

More precise meteorological forecasts for water-scarce regions based on KIT-developed statistical methods help to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Quality of Scientific Software Not Always Good
(17.05.2021)Quality of Scientific Software Is Not Always Good

Computer scientists at KIT and HITS develop open-source tool that automatically checks development standards for scientific software

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Global Land-use Changes Larger than Expected
(12.05.2021)Global Land Use Changes Are Bigger than Estimated

Using a new set of maps, KIT researchers prove that land use changes are four times bigger than assumed

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Water Treatment: Eliminating Hormones with Sunlight
(11.05.2021)Water Treatment: Eliminating Hormones with Sunlight

KIT researchers developed a new method to remove the micropollutants by means of a photocatalytic membrane and visible light

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Electronic Nose Identifies Mint Scents
(05.05.2021)Electronic Nose Identifies Mint Scents

KIT research group develops and tests artificial detection of odors by sensors based on novel material combinations

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From Thunderstorms to Heavy Rain and Droughts
(04.05.2021)From Thunderstorms to Heavy Rain to Droughts

Research alliance launches measurement campaign relating to hydro-meteorological extremes in the Swabian Jura

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Printed Circuits Protect Sensors
(03.05.2021)Printed Circuits Protect Sensors

"sensIC" research project combines materials science and cybersecurity - physical unclonable functions act as electronic identifiers

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Lecture Series: The Influence of Humans on the Global Ecosystem
(29.04.2021)Lecture Series: The Influence of Humans on the Global Ecosystem

KIT’s Colloquium Fundamentale focuses on the Anthropocene – livestreams of the lectures

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Biorefinery on the Farm of the Future
(28.04.2021)Biorefinery on the Farm of the Future

KIT and the University of Hohenheim conduct research at a joint pilot plant – Residual biomass can be refined to new materials and energy carriers – Concept closes local cycles

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Perovskite Solar Modules: High Efficiency on a Large Area
(27.04.2021)Perovskite Solar Modules: High Efficiency on a Large Area

KIT researchers combine serial interconnection by laser with vacuum processing of all solar cell layers - upscaling paves the way from laboratory to industry

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Fascination Science: With Bioeconomy out of the Ecological Crisis
(23.04.2021)Fascination Science: With Bioeconomy out of the Ecological Crisis

Technologies and strategies for a sustainable economy in the focus of the KIT 2021 Annual Celebration

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Science Communication: NaWik Develops E-learning Courses
(20.04.2021)Science Communication: NaWik Develops E-learning Courses

Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds e-learning for researchers communicating with the media and the public

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Renewable Energy Sources: On the Way towards Large-scale Thermal Storage Systems
(20.04.2021)Renewable Energy Sources: On the Way towards Large-scale Thermal Storage Systems

KIT and partners conduct research into inexpensive and highly efficient thermal storage systems of the next generation

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Battery Research: More Capacity
(19.04.2021)Battery Research: More Capacity

KIT researchers have shown how improved oxygen chemistry enhances the durability of lithium-ion batteries

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Batteries: Protective Fabric to Control Fires
(16.04.2021)Batteries: Protective Fabric to Control Fires

KIT and a medium-sized company increase battery safety and develop new methods to control fires

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Shopping Online or Locally - an Individual Choice
(14.04.2021)Shopping Online or Locally - an Individual Choice

The effort involved in shopping and personal attitudes influence the decision on the shopping source in a multi-channel context

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A Molecule That Responds to Light
(12.04.2021)A Molecule That Responds to Light

A novel light-spin interface with europium(III) molecule advances development of quantum computers

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Process Technology: Construction Set for Particle Production
(12.04.2021)Process Technology: Construction Set for Particle Production

KIT coordinates a new interdisciplinary DFG priority program aimed at developing concepts for safe production

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Competence Center to Increase Acceptance for Work and Learning
(08.04.2021)Competence Center to Increase Acceptance for Work and Learning

Research project makes artificial intelligence a learning experience and environment

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Airbus A350 Becomes a Research Aircraft
(07.04.2021)Airbus A350 Becomes a Research Aircraft

In the IAGOS-CARIBIC research infrastructure coordinated by KIT, a 1.7-ton measurement laboratory is used in the cargo hold of a converted passenger aircraft

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Electron Beam Melting Brings Brittle Metal into Shape
(07.04.2021)Electron Beam Melting Brings Brittle Metal into Shape

KIT researchers have succeeded in manufacturing components made of tungsten for use in the high-temperature range using the electron beam melting 3D printing process.

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Quantum Technology: Adaptable Quantum Bits
(06.04.2021)Quantum Technology: Adaptable Quantum Bits

New method developed with KIT participation. Targeted electrical pulses enable precise control of electrical resistance

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Protection against Hazardous Substances
(01.04.2021)Protection against Hazardous Substances

EU project pursues approaches for the prediction of adverse health effects of chemicals. KIT involved with work package "Comparative Toxicology"

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Digitalisierung der Materialwissenschaften

Zwei Forschungsprojekte des KIT erhalten BMBF-Förderung - Testphase des Verbundprojekts „Innovations-Plattform MaterialDigital“ gestartet.

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Digitization: Regional Research Alliance Provides Impetus
(31.03.2021)Digitization: Regional Research Alliance Provides Impetus

University of Mannheim and KIT bundled competencies in the ForDigital project. Interdisciplinary and cooperation in 81 projects

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Girls' Day 2021: Studies and Training at KIT
(31.03.2021)Girls' Day 2021: Studies and Training at KIT

Digital information day for schoolgirls from fifth grade on with many interesting lectures, interactive workshops, and quizzes - registrations now open!

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Anti-reflective Film: What Hightech Can Learn from Plants
(30.03.2021)Anti-reflective Film: What Hightech Can Learn from Plants

KIT spin-off Phytonics develops anti-reflective film modeled on flower petals - Innovation can be experienced digitally at Hannover Messe 2021 from April 12 to 16

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High Satisfaction with Studies Conditions at KIT
(29.03.2021)Graduate Survey: High Satisfaction with Studies Conditions at KIT

Study of Baden-Württemberg universities based on surveys conducted from 2018 to 2020

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(26.03.2021)KIT Mourns the Death of Heinz Blessmann

The honorary senator and longtime friend and supporter of KIT has passed away at the age of 93

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Digitalisierung der Materialwissenschaften
(25.03.2021)Digitization of Material Sciences

Two KIT research projects are funded by the BMBF - Test phase of the project "Innovation Platform MaterialDigital" started

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Hannover Messe 2021
(25.03.2021)Hannover Messe 2021

„Future Hub“ and „Energy Solutions“: From April 12 to 16, 2021, KIT will present selected highlights from the technological development at two virtual stands.

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Nachhaltige Stromerzeugung mit niedrigen Temperaturen
(23.03.2021)Sustainable Power Generation with Low Temperatures

MoNiKa power plant technology centre: researchers and industry work on technologies for the energy-efficient conversion of low-temperature heat into electricity

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Corona in den Medien: Wissenschaftliche Expertise überraschend hoch
(23.03.2021)Corona in the Media: Scientific Expertise Surprisingly High

KIT study examines expert selection in German quality media in the Covid 19 pandemic

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(19.03.2021)KIT Mourns the Death of Rainer Blickle

Honorary senator of KIT and former managing partner of SEW-EURODRIVE Rainer Blickle has died at the age of 73.

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Mentale Gesundheit fördert bei Kindern Aktivität im Lockdown
(18.03.2021)Mental Health Promotes Lockdown Activity in Children

Study shows correlation between psychological well-being, exercise and screen time in children and adolescents

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Efficiency wins games: Determination on the defensive and in front of goal are more important than mere possession, even for national teams. (Photo: Gabi Zachmann, KIT)
(18.03.2021)Football: Success Factors at International Tournaments

KIT scientists present statistical analysis of the 2014 and 2018 World Cup matches. Solid defence and efficiency in front of goal decisive.

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Stauseen: Die Ressource Wasser einfacher schützen
(17.03.2021)Reservoirs: Protecting Water Resources More Easily

International research project develops user-friendly methods for predictive assessment of water quality in reservoirs - Reduced data requirements enable global use

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Teilchenphysik: Höchstenergetisches Neutrino gemessen
(15.03.2021)Particle Physics: High-energy Neutrino Measured

Neutrino from outside the solar system confirms open theory of particle physics. KIT involved in IceCube Neutrino Observatory.

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Ozone Decrease due to Corona Lockdown
(12.03.2021)Ozone Decrease due to Corona Lockdown

KIT shows a record decrease of seven percent in the free troposphere with infrared measurements at Zugspitze

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Savings Potential: 55,000 Car Kilometers per Week in the Region
(10.03.2021)Potential Savings : 55,000 Car Kilometers per Week in the Region

KIT transport experts simulate options of smart use of public transport and sharing offers in Karlsruhe

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Hail: Danger from the Sky Grows
(09.03.2021)Hail: Danger from the Sky Grows

KIT digitally hosts 3rd European Hail Workshop from March 15 to 18, 2021 - Frequency and severity of hailstorms increase with climate change

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KIT Worldwide Among the Top 100 in Ten Subjects
(09.03.2021)KIT Worldwide Among the Top 100 in Ten Subjects

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 - KIT ranks high in natural and engineering sciences

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Mit KI Wälder schützen und bewirtschaften
(08.03.2021)Protecting and Managing Forests with AI

KIT and EDI GmbH develop an intelligent assistance system for forest management under a changing climate - New  interactive video of the series "Sachen machen mit KI"

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Wenn die Tram Pakete bringt
(04.03.2021)When the Tram Delivers Parcels

LogIKTram project develops logistics concept and an IT and communications platform for the transportation of goods by tram and city railway vehicles – the region of Karlsruhe is model region.

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Climate Change: Protection against Floods
(03.03.2021)Climate Change: Protection against Floods

KIT researchers study the effects of heavy rainfall in southern Germany to develop recommendations for municipalities.

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Agile Production: More than 14 Million Euros for Battery Research
(03.03.2021)Agile Production: More than 14 Million Euros for Battery Research

KIT coordinates Agilobat2: Novel production system for battery cells – flexible in terms of format, material, and quantity – BMBF funds second project phase

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Sicherheit: WLAN-Router soll das Wachpersonal ersetzen
(02.03.2021)Security: WLAN Router Instead of Security Guards

WACHMANN research project uses the home router to detect and report burglaries. KIT involved in legally compliant implementation

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Imaging: Making Molecular Processes Visible
(01.03.2021)Imaging: Making Molecular Processes Visible

Innovative technique provides new insights into living cells and processes involving ribonucleic acids

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Karlsruhe Real-world Lab for Sustainable Climate Protection
(01.03.2021)Karlsruhe Real-world Lab for Sustainable Climate Protection

Real-world lab to bring science and society together to develop and test concrete measures

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Innovation Region: Development in the Fessenheim Area
(26.02.2021)Innovation Region: Development in the Fessenheim Area

With cross-border cooperation, an innovation model for industry and energy transition is to be developed

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Renewable Energies: CO2 Splitting by Microwave Plasma
(25.02.2025)Renewable Energies: CO2 Splitting by Microwave Plasma

KIT researchers show that high efficiency is possible not only in vacuum but also at atmospheric pressure

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KIT Strengthens IT Security Research
(24.02.2021)KIT Strengthens IT Security Research

10 Years in the Field of cybersecurity: KASTEL continues its successful research in KIT's new Institute of Information Security and Dependability

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Energy transition: Media reports on renewable energies
(24.02.2021)Energy Transition: Media Reports on Renewable Energy

Shift from positive to negative media coverage could endanger public support and long-term goals

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Perovskite Layers Closely Examined
(23.02.2021)Perovskite Layers Precisely Examined

Efficient materials for solar cells of the future - New model for determining photoluminescence quantum yields

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Armin Grunwald appointed to German Ethics Council
(19.02.2021)Armin Grunwald Appointed to German Ethics Council

The scientist will advise the federal government and the German Bundestag as a member of the council of experts

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Climate Change: Heat Stress Affects Livestock Breeding
(19.02.2021)Climate Change: Heat Stress Affects Livestock Production

KIT researchers warn of adverse effects on meat and milk production in East Africa. High temperatures and humidity lead to stress in animals

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More than a Place of Learning: School as a Hybrid System
(18.02.2021)More than a Place of Learning: School as a Hybrid System

Research on the architectural-pedagogical design of schools as a hybrid system - opening for non-school user groups

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Corona Pandemic: Lifetime of Aerosols
(17.02.2021)Corona Pandemic: Lifetime of Aerosols

KIT researchers contribute to the understanding of coronavirus transmission paths. Study explores evaporation of saliva droplets

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Scalable Charging System for Electric Vehicles
(16.02.2021)Scalable Charging System for Electric Vehicles

In the SKALE research project, KIT and partners work on the design, simulation, and construction of a charging infrastructure for electric cars.

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The multifunction electron microscope at KIT opens new research horizons. (Photo: Anne Behrendt, KIT)
(16.02.2021)Immunology: Supporting Excellent Research

With "EURIdoc", the trinational "Eucor Network" with KIT participation expands its offer for international PhD students

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(16.02.2021)Mourning for Hans Joachim Langmann

KIT and KIT Freundeskreis und Fördergesellschaft e.V. mourn the death of the founding and honorary member of the former Freundeskreis des Forschungszentrums Karlsruhe

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50 Million Euros More for the Innovation Campus Mobility of the Future
(12.02.2021)50 Million Euros More for the Innovation Campus Mobility of the Future

State of Baden-Württemberg funds junior research groups, a top professorship and international exchange as well as new projects in research and innovation

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Security for embedded systems
(11.02.2021)Security for Embedded Systems

EU project XANDAR provides standardized tool chain for software development and hardware-software integration

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Help Against Chronic Procrastination
(09.02.2021)Help against Chronic Procrastination

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for better self- and time management - offer open to all interested participants

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Artificial intelligence: Unfair contracts put to the test
(05.02.2021)Artificial Intelligence: Detecting Unfair Contracts

New portal developed by thingsTHINKING helps to find hidden traps in contracts

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Federal and State Government Agree on Further Steps to Complete the Merger
(04.02.2021)Federal and State Governments Agree on Further Steps to Complete the Merger

Agreement signed: Large-scale research and university research will merge even more closely 

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Outstanding Quality of Studies and Teaching at KIT
(03.02.2021)Outstanding Quality of Studies and Teaching at KIT

KIT is permitted to continue accrediting its study programs on its own in the next eight years

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KIT Successful in Innovation Contest "AI made in BW"
(03.02.2021)KIT Successful in Innovation Contest "AI made in BW"

Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labor, and Housing funds six  research projects in which KIT is involved and two projects of KIT spin-offs

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AI reduces data volumes for automated driving
(02.02.2021)AI Reduces Data Volumes for Automated Driving

KIsSME research project starts - Intelligent algorithms enable efficient recording of scenarios for testing highly automated vehicles

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Technologis for more powerful quantum computers
(29.01.2021)Technologies for more Powerful Quantum Computers

KIT researchers study use of superconducting qubits based on novel materials and fabrication methods

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Quantencomputer: Innovationspotenziale erforschen
(28.01.2021)Quantum Computers: Exploring Innovation Potentials

Research project with KIT participation aims at further developing future technology and making it usable for industry.

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First Year of the ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT
(28.01.2021)First Year of the ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT

The ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT, which has already been operating for one year, officially opens with a virtual celebration

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PCR Tests: Higher Efficiency due to Magnetic Particles
(27.01.2021)PCR Tests: Higher Efficiency due to Magnetic Particles

KIT invention is applied in millions of corona tests worldwide. Market share of about 25 percent in Germany

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Excellent Research and Teaching: 15 Years of TU9
(26.01.2021)Excellent Research and Teaching: 15 Years of TU9

TU9 celebrates anniversary. Alliance is a model of success as an essential element of Germany as a location for science and innovation

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Autonome Fahrzeuge: Mehr Sicherheit durch KI
(25.01.2021)Autonomous Vehicles: More Safety through AI

KIT researchers work on risk-sensitive real-time methods to push the development of safety concepts

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Das KIT trauert um Professor h.c. Jürgen Hubbert
(22.01.2021)KIT Mourns the Death of Professor h.c. Jürgen Hubbert

The honorary citizen of KIT and long-time former Daimler board member died at the age of 81 in his home town Sindelfingen.

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Sustainable and Safe Batteries
(21.01.2021)Sustainable and Safe Batteries

Lifecycle research: KIT bundles interdisciplinary expertise in two new battery competence clusters

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Nanoelectrodes for the Treatment of Neurological Diseases
(21.01.2021)Nanoelectrodes for the Treatment of Neurological Diseases

International team develops injectable brain stimulators that could be used to treat Parkinson's disease or spinal cord injuries.

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Printed Thermoelectric Generators for Energy Harvesting
(20.01.2021)Thermoelectric Generators for Energy Harvesting

KIT researchers develop printing process for inexpensive, three-dimensional thermoelectric generators

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Innovation Transfer: KIT Receives YES Certificate
(20.01.2021)Innovation Transfer: KIT Receives YES Certificate

Falling Walls Foundation Awards certificate for entrepreneurship in science

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(19.01.2021)Materials Research: The Next Step in the 3D Printing Process

KIT researchers expand possibilities with new functional materials

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(19.01.2021)KIT Mourns the Death of Hugo Rhein

The honorary senator of KIT and founder of the "Dr.-Hugo-Rhein-Stiftung für Studenten-Unterkünfte in Karlsruhe" has died at the age of 102.

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"ITK InnoLab" Brings Business and Science Together
(18.01.2021)"ITK InnoLab" Brings Business and Science Together

New platform of KIT and partners to help realize research projects quickly and efficiently

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Drinking Water Supply: Increasing the Service Life of Filter Systems
(15.01.2021)Drinking Water Supply: Increasing the Service Life of Filter Systems

KIT researchers investigate natural cleaning process for photovoltaic-powered membrane filter systems

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Leading Role of KIT in Cloud Observation
(14.01.2021)Leading Role of KIT in Cloud Observation

KIT researchers assume development and management of the CIS topical center for the direct measurement of cloud processes

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Social Effects of the Corona Crisis
(13.01.2021)Social Effects of the Corona Crisis

KIT study investigates impact on social life, science, economy, and politics

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Efficient Power Generation from Waste Heat
(12.01.2021)Efficient Power Generation from Waste Heat

Thermomagnetic generators convert waste heat into electrical power even at small temperature differences - publication in Joule

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