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In “Science”: Big data explain evolution of birds

12 12 2014

Bird tree of life reproduced by gene analysis and supercomputing, new findings about basics of birdsongs, feathers, biodiversity, and bird evolution …

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DFG funds an interdisciplinary Research Training Group

12 11 2014

DFG funds an interdisciplinary Research Training Group (DFG Graduiertenkolleg) “Adaptive Information Processing from Heterogeneous Sources” in a cooperation of TU Darmstadt, …

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In “Science”: Scientists resolve the evolution of insects

07 11 2014

A collaboration of more than 100 researchers from 10 countries announce the results of an unprecedented scientific study that resolves the evolutionary history …

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Put more Journalism into Science Journalism

03 11 2014

Science journalist Michele Catanzaro on research in the media from an  international, non-naive view – HITS public talk on Tuesday, November 11, 4 …

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“Journalist in Residence”: Michele Catanzaro at HITS

18 08 2014

The Barcelona-based science journalist Michele Catanzaro begins his stay at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) as “Journalist in Residence.” …

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HITS an Bord: Digitale Forschung auf der MS Wissenschaft

28 07 2014

This content is only available in German. 6. August 2014, 18 Uhr 30 bis 22 Uhr: Mitmachstationen, Vorführungen sowie eine Podiumsdiskussion  mit der baden-württembergischen …

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Die Kraft, die im Molekül steckt

22 07 2014

This content is only available in German. Dr. Frauke Gräter, Leiterin der Forschungsgruppe „Molecular Biomechanics“ am Heidelberger Institut für …

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HITS bei Explore Science: Es lebe die Vielfalt!

02 07 2014

This content is only available in German. Was haben wir Menschen mit einer Banane gemeinsam? Wie macht man DNA sichtbar? Mit …

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Mathematical models, astrophysical simulations

27 06 2014

The HITS scientists Volker Springel (Astrophysics) and Tilmann Gneiting (Mathematics) are among the highly cited researchers worldwide. Two scientists of the …

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In “Nature”: Galaxies out of a Supercomputer

08 05 2014

A new computer simulation shows the formation of galaxies with unprecedented precision, allowing astrophysicists from Heidelberg, the U.S. and England …

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