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Exploring Drug-Target Interactions

10 12 2012

HITS Scientists Participate in a New European Research Project In drug discovery it is often difficult to predict if a potential …

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Publication in “Nature Structural & Molecular Biology”

19 11 2012

HITS Researchers participate in a project that reveals the mechanism of molecular chaperones – Publication in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology Together …

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1.5 Million Grant for HITS Astrophysicist Volker Springel

19 07 2012

Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) – 1.5 million Euros for research on dark matter and galaxy formation The astrophysicist Volker …

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HITS Researcher Alexandros Stamatakis Appointed Professor in Karlsruhe

10 07 2012

Dr. Alexandros Stamatakis, head of the Scientific Computing (SCO) research group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), has been …

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HITS 2011: Spider Silk, Phylogenetic Trees and Black Holes

27 06 2012

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) Annual Report 2011 is out: Data-driven science – New insights into the structure of spider silk, …

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Black holes turn up the heat for the Universe

15 05 2012

HITS astrophysicists discover a new heating source in cosmological structure formation So far, astrophysicists thought that super-massive black holes can only …

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New International Research Initiative on the Evolution of Insects officially started

03 02 2012

The 1KITE (1K Insect Transcriptome Evolution) project involves more than 50 scientists from all over the world. It will unravel the secrets …

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