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Accelerated reactions in condensed bio-matter?

19 06 2018

HITS researcher Dr. Kashif Sadiq explores ribonucleoprotein granules, a condensed form of bio-matter found inside cells. He investigates whether the rate …

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HITS at Explore Science 2018

11 06 2018

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New planetarium and astronomy visitor centre opened

26 04 2018

Today, after three years of construction, the ESO Supernova Planetarium and Visitor Centre will be inaugurated. The new centre at the …

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Girls’ Day at HITS 2018

23 04 2018

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Habilitation for HITSter Rüdiger Pakmor

13 03 2018

The astrophysicist Dr. Rüdiger Pakmor from the Theoretical Astrophysis group (TAP) successfully completed the habilitation process at Heidelberg University. At …

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EuroNeurotrophin project starts

01 03 2018

14 Early Stage Researchers to be trained in a European training network for the discovery of small molecule neurotrophin mimetics as candidate …

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Die Computational Biology (CBI) Gruppe, 2013-2018 (v.l.n.r.): Martin Pippel, Siegfried Schloissnig, Philipp Kämpfer, Sean Powell, Philipp Bongartz.

CBI Junior Group: Mission Accomplished

13 02 2018

HITS Junior Group “Computational Biology” is bringing its work to a close with two publications in “Nature.” According to Group Leader …

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How black holes shape the cosmos

01 02 2018

Astrophysicists from Heidelberg, Garching, and the USA gained new insights into the formation and evolution of galaxies. They calculated how black …

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The Mexican axolotl Ambystoma mexicanum (Copyright: IMP)

The largest genome ever: Decoding the Axolotl

24 01 2018

A team of researchers led by scientists in Vienna, Dresden and Heidelberg has decoded the entire genetic information of the Mexican …

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A new genome for regeneration research

24 01 2018

The planarian flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea is an extraordinary animal. Even when cut into tiny pieces, each piece can regenerate back into …

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