How can we reliably and objectively characterize the speed and various stages of embryonic development? With the help of artificial intelligence! Researchers at the University of Konstanz present an automated method.
A comparison of Lake Constance, Lake Geneva and Lake Biel with the Great Lakes of North America shows that the invasive quagga mussel is spreading with similar dynamics on both continents. This gives Europe a glimpse into the future.
"Excluded from the great theatre of life": Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk speaks in Konstanz about the exclusion of women from literature and society. A reading and discussion with the Nobel Prize winner as part of the "Our uni – our book" series.
On 8 November 2023, the University of Konstanz received the National ESD-Award (Education for Sustainable Development) from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the German Commission for UNESCO. The university's overall concept for education and sustainability convinced the jury.
Konstanz biologists have discovered a phosphorus-based bacterial metabolism that is both new and ancient. In a special role: a calculation from the 1980s, a sewage plant, a new bacterial organism, and a remnant from around 2.5 billion years ago.