Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II)



Film about the production of Mo-99 at the FRM II

Worldwide, more than 30 million medical examinations are conducted annually with the radioactive substance technetium-99m. The mother isotope molybdenum-99 can only be produced in research neutron sources. A new film shows the status of the upgrading at the FRM II towards the production of molybdenum-99. [more]


Astrid Schneidewind new chairman of the KFN

In May / June the neutron users in Germany elected their representatives, the 11th committee Forschung mit Neutronen (KFN). A total of 15 candidates threw their hats in the ring and since 14.9. 2017 Astrid Schneidewind (FZ J├╝lich) is the new KFN chairman. Markus Braden (University of Cologne) is the new deputy chairman and is also responsible for...[more]


Gathering mushrooms for science

Mushroom pickers never reveal their places of discovery and neither for Dr. Matthias Rossbach. Instead, they have sent him the dried mushrooms they collected in Bavaria, Lower Saxony and Brandenburg, for scientific research.[more]