A double-edged sword

[Only available in German] Scientists from the University of Konstanz contribute to describing the contradictory functions of the DNA repair protein PARP-1 in colon cancer

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Sociology as an open science

[Only available in German] The University of Konstanz sociologist and chair of the “Akademie für Soziologie”, Professor Thomas Hinz, opens the academy’s first conference in Munich, delivering a statement on the sociopolitical contributions made by sociology

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If the monolayer of a colloid crystal (blue pellets) slides over an optical grid (orange), friction can disappear entirely. Image: Thorsten Brazda

The limits of friction

Research collaboration between physicists from Konstanz and Italy shows that static friction between surfaces can be made to disappear entirely

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