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FAU researchers warn against danger of money being burnt after investing in cryptocurrencies More and more people are using cryptocurrency, but money can be burnt on the Internet too. Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have urged for caution. Together with the Un...

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Physicists at FAU demonstrate stable packing behaviour in disperse disks Physicists at FAU have proven that random packings of disks of the same size between parallel walls always form a periodic structure, regardless of the width of the container. The results, which should help scientists to bette...

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A delegation from the Faculty of Health of Queensland University of Technology (QUT) from Brisbane, Australia visited FAU on 15 – 16 March 2018. The visit was organised by Professor Dr. med. habil. Dr. rer. nat. Dipl. Phys. Oliver Friedrich, Chair of Medical Biotechnology (MBT) at FAU. During the...

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Physicists from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf have demonstrated that demixing occurs in systems made up of macroscopic particles rotating in opposite directions and that particles turning in either a clockwise or counter-clockwise directi...

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FAU physicist defines law of particle dynamics of granular gases in more detail For the very first time, scientists from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), the University of Leicester and the University of Vigo have proven that the kinetic energy from particles in granular gas...

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As of January 2018, students of the Faculty of Engineering are provided with on-site psychological services at the newly opened Counseling and Psychological Center for the Faculty of Engineering. The Counseling and Psychological Center is funded by a grant from the Faculty of Engineering of the Frie...

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An honorary doctorate (Dr.-Ing. E.h.) from the Faculty of Engineering was awarded to Professor Fujimoto on Monday, 22 January 2018. Professor Fujimoto gained his Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral degrees from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, EECS, at MIT in 1979, 198...

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FAU IT specialists in demonstrate the structural problems inherent in single device-based authentication processes. IT specialists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have demonstrated that 31 apps for mobile online banking are not secure, including those of the German banks ...