Three important pollinators in Europe (from left): hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum), the yellow loosestrife bee (Macropis europaea) and the common blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus).

Safeguarding European Wild Pollinators

Deadwood in the beech forest near the ecological station of the University of Würzburg. Fungi have set about decomposing the logs.

Deadwood in the Global Carbon Cycle

Researcher Katalin Karikó receives a prestigious award from Würzburg.

The Woman Behind the Vaccine Breakthrough

A peptide hormone not only provides energy, but also helps to balance activity and rest in the fruit fly Drosophila.

Energy for undisturbed rest