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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2025

3. July 2024

Call for 2025: HITS Journalist in Residence program open for applications. Deadline: 15 September 2023

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Frauke Gräter Appointed Director at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research

25. June 2024

After fifteen years at the Institute, HITS group leader Frauke Gräter will be new Director at the Max Planck Institute …

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Digital babies created to improve infant healthcare

24. June 2024

Researchers at University of Galway, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) Heidelberg University, and Heidelberg University Hospital have created digital …

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Felicitas Mokler named HITS “Journalist in Residence”

29. May 2024

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies gives science journalists the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of computer-based, data-driven science with a …

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Stretched beyond the limits of the cell: the molecular biomechanics of collagen

22. May 2024

HITS researcher Frauke Gräter receives an HFSP Research Grant Award for a project on a novel form of mechanosensing. Together …

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Of bantam brains and fancy footwork: bioinformatics tools help reveal complexity of avian evolution

1. April 2024

In 2014 the Science journal featured an article on the bird tree of life, mentioning the essential role of algorithms and supercomputers …

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