Landesarchäologe Harald Meller (links) und Geologe Gregor Borg mit der Himmelsscheibe von Nebra
© Maike Glöckner
21.10.2019 in Featured

Gold fever

Researchers solve mystery surrounding the Nebra Sky Disk – with a precious metal playing a decisive role in more than just the famous Bronze Age discovery. Read more

Researcher Gabriele Stangl (right) analysing data with Heike Giese
© Maike Glöckner
30.04.2019 in Featured

Research with taste

Foods should become healthier. The focus is also on vitamin D - a substance that scientists in Halle have now even found in cocoa and chocolate, products made from the cocoa fruit. Nutrition research at the MLU has long since become interdisciplinary, and research is often carried out within the framework of networks. One of these is the competence cluster for nutrition and cardiovascular health "nutriCARD". Read more

The Charles Tanford Protein Centre
© Maike Glöckner
17.10.2018 in Featured

Building blocks of life

Proteins control important processes in the body. At the university's new Charles Tanford Protein Centre, their secrets are deciphered. The Protein Centre has a floor space of around 5,400 square metres, spread out over four floors - space for 255 employees in 125 laboratories and 62 offices. The concept: Research would be accelerated by the spatial proximity of the working groups and state-of-the-art infrastructure located in a common building. Read more

Anniversary at the High-Tech Site
© Michael Deutsch
26.04.2018 in Featured

Anniversary at the High-Tech Site

When the Technology and Founders’ Centre opened its doors on the Weinberg Campus in 1993 it sparked the beginning of further development of the site. Proximity to MLU played a decisive role when the spin-off was founded. Read more