Max Planck Society grants funding for study on bird hormones

Illustration of an autonomously operating analytical system that tests hormone levels in birds in their natural habitat. Photo: Wolfgang Goymann und Richard Bruch The Max Planck Society has granted €1.52 million in funding to a project for studying hormones in birds FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Max Planck Society has approved the application

Scientists discover new findings on the evolution and movement of traps in carnivorous plants

Structural diversity in carnivorous bladderworts. Flower images: Andreas Fleischmann, Trap images: Plant Biomechanics Group Freiburg New findings on the biomechanics and evolution of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bladderworts (Utricularia spp. Lentibulariaceae) are plants with many superlatives: They belong to the most recently evolved and also the largest genus

University of Freiburg awarded with 12 new tenure-track professorships

Photo: Peter Mesenholl Successful application for the “Federal and State Program for the Advancement of Young Scientists” FREIBURG, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Freiburg received twelve new tenure-track professorships from the “Federal and State Program for the Advancement of Young Scientists”. They are directed toward post-doctoral scientists and earmark a direct transition

ABLV introduces innovative products and services for improved customer convenience this autumn

ABLV introduces innovative products and services for improved customer convenience this autumn RIGA, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Payment card offer optimization, financing of goods exported from Ukraine, letter of credit financing, LEI for legal entities to make financial instruments transactions, New Hanza Capital bond issue, new issues of ABLV Bank bonds, management of funds

Arburg unveils traditional sculpture, presents “Customer Awards” for its silver anniversary in Malaysia

Proudly looking back on 25 successful years in Malaysia: Managing Partner Juliane Hehl, subsidiary manager Visu Nagappa (right) and head of the ASEAN region David Chan (left). Photo: ARBURG Major anniversary celebrations with around 150 guests Managing Partner Juliane Hehl presents anniversary sculpture Arburg has had its own subsidiary in Kuala Lumpur for

MegaFon rated high by ACRA for its creditworthiness

MOSCOW, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces that it has been rated AA(RU) with a “Stable” outlook by Analytical Credit Rating Agency, a major Russian rating agency (“ACRA” or the “Agency”). The level of rating assigned to MegaFon by ACRA reflects the Company’s high creditworthiness compared to other

Mercedes-Benz expands operations in the US with a $1.2-B investment

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International (MBUSI): SUV assembly in the Mercedes-Benz Tuscaloosa plant in Alabama. Investment announcement made during the Tuscaloosa based plant’s 20th anniversary celebration. Strategic move of Mercedes-Benz to start production of electric passenger cars in the U.S. as part of its worldwide electric initiative. Tuscaloosa plant will manufacture SUV models for the company’s

Top model mother and son drive the final chapter of leading vehicle brand’s fashion story

#mbcollective Fashion Story 2017 Chapter Three; Amber Valletta and the Concept EQ STUTTGART/MILAN, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Top model Amber Valletta, her son Auden McCaw and the Concept EQ are the focus of the third and last chapter of the #mbcollective Fashion Story from Mercedes-Benz. Director and filmmaker Luke Gilford’s photos and film radiate

Minister President Bouffier tours the Werra Verbund Plant, learns about the potash district’s economic situation

Minister President Bouffier tours the Werra Verbund Plant, learns about the potash district’s economic situation KASSEL, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (20 September 2017) Volker Bouffier, Minister President of Hesse, visited the Werra Verbund plant to get informed about the current economic situation of the potash district and, at the same time, praised

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB

EnBW orders further 117 rapid-charging stations from ABB Major order from energy supplier EnBW for a further 117 charging stations in 2017 ZURICH, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By the end of 2017, ABB