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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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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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What Determines the Stability of Proteins?

26 03 2013

With mathematical methods and computer simulations, Humboldt Fellow Richard Henchman (University of Manchester) is exploring the factors of protein stability – Research …

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Protein origami: Quick folders are the best

31 01 2013

The evolutionary history of proteins shows that protein folding is an important factor. Especially the speed of protein folding plays a …

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KIT Introduction to Bioinformatics Course

01 01 2013

The course evaluation by the students for the course: “Introduction to Bioinformatics for Computer Scientists” which Alexis, Solon, Tomas, Kassian, Andre, …

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