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The Science of Forecasting

03 12 2013

Mathematician Tilmann Gneiting is leader of the new research group “Computational Statistics” at HITS and Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute for …

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Bioinformatics: New type of bacteria found in the human gut

07 11 2013

With software techniques, molecular biologists and computer scientists show that around half of the bacteria species in the human gut are …

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Computer Science helps astronomers exploring the sky

28 10 2013

The new HITS research group “Astroinformatics” will develop methods and software for astronomers and help facilitating the analysis and processing of …

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The Human Brain Project has begun

07 10 2013

The world’s most ambitious neuroscience project is underway. Scientists from the 135 partner institutions of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by …

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Wissenschaft im TV – Boulevardisierung eines Bildungsmediums?

01 08 2013

This content is only available in German. Die Fernsehjournalistin Pia Grzesiak erläutert in einem Youtube-Video, wie schmal der Grat zwischen …

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Journalist in Residence at HITS: a program for science journalists

18 06 2013

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) offers experienced journalists with focus on scientific journalism a three-month to six-month paid stay …

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Open Day at HITS

04 06 2013

This content is only available in German. Vom Molekül bis zum Universum – Forschung mit dem Computer: Tag der offenen Tü…

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How reliable is the standard model of cosmology

03 06 2013

This content is only available in German. Podiumsdiskussion am 19.06.2013: Ist das kosmologische Standardmodell tragfähig? Mit dem kosmologischen Standardmodell befasst sich …

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What can we learn on TV?

28 05 2013

This content is only available in German. Die freie Wissenschaftsjournalistin Pia Grzesiak über das Phänomen Infotainment– öffentliches HITS-Kolloquium am Montag, 03.06.2013, 16.00 …

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Decoding worms to decode regeneration

06 05 2013

Dr. Siegfried Schloissnig is head of the newly established Computational Biology junior research group at Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS). …

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