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Jülicher Wissenschaftler Dr. Alexander Graf (r.) und Normen Hermes testen den Prototyp auf einem Weizenfeld in der Nähe des Forschungszentrums.
Exploiting Nature to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Jülich, 3 September 2015 – Plants and soils react differently to the increasing carbon dioxide content in the air. As yet, it has been difficult to draw up an exact balance. A group of young researchers at Forschungszentrum Jülich is now using improved measuring techniques to record the exchange of greenhouse gases between fields, woods, and other ecosystems with the atmosphere more reliably and simply than was previously the case. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research is supporting the project with funding of € 280,000 per year up to July 2018.
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Support for Young Talent

Jülich encourages young people’s interest in scientific topics from an early age, hoping to attract excellent young scientists of the future. To this end, Forschungszentrum Jülich offers a range of opportunities and perspectives at all stages of education. more about juelich_horizons: Support for Young Talent …

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Modelling the Human Brain

To understand the human brain using simulation – that’s the vision of the Human Brain Project (HBP). In order to make it a reality, researchers from 23 countries are working together to build a unique infrastructure that will allow them to establish and further develop a brain research and information technology network. Jülich scientists will contribute their expertise primarily in the areas of structure and function of the brain, as well as supercomputing and simulation. more: Modelling the Human Brain …


Cooperations and Alliances

Just as global trade flows have become an established phenomenon in the past decades, modern research also takes place in global networks. Forschungszentrum Jülich is a powerful hub in the international research network. More: Cooperations and Alliances …


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The Human Brain Project

Scientists involved in the Human Brain Project aim to gain a deeper understanding of the human brain. This will not only help to understand what makes us human, but also lay the foundation for new therapies to treat brain-related diseases. New insights might also be useful for new approaches in information technology. Four videos highlight various aspects of research undertaken at Jülich within the European Human Brain Project. Videos and other media: The Human Brain Project …