What´s new at HITS? On this page you can find the latest news from and about HITS, including the latest scientific discoveries, personal achievements by our researchers or general changes at HITS.

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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Do we really understand catalysis? Michele Parrinello at the HITS-SIMPLAIX Colloquium

13. May 2024

On 22 April 2024, Michele Parrinnello from the Italian Institute of Technology, Genova (Italy) gave a joint HITS-SIMPLAIX Colloquium on the recent developments …

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Uncovering the complexity of collagen

24. April 2024

Debora Monego, PostDoc in the Molecular Biomechanics (MBM) Group at HITS, has been awarded the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship (…

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HITS researcher Sebastian Lerch appointed ECMWF Fellow

22. April 2024

Sebastian Lerch, junior research group leader at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and visiting scientist in the Computational Statistics (CST) …

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A clear view on magnetic stars through a beautiful nebula

12. April 2024

An international team of astronomers have solved a stellar mystery utilizing new data from the European Southern Observatory (ESO), and confirm …

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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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Issue 1 | 2024

19. March 2024

At HITS, artificial intelligence (AI) is not a current trend, but a long-established practice: Several groups have been working with machine …

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EBRAINS Germany established

14. March 2024

The European Commission has accepted the EBRAINS 2.0 proposal submitted in response to the INFRASERV call, granting €38 million for the further development …

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Guntram Bauer visits HITS

23. February 2024

On 20 February 2024, Guntram Bauer, Chief Scientific Officer at the Human Frontier Science Program HFSP visited HITS. During his visit, which was …

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On Machine Learning and disordered materials: Volker Deringer at the HITS-SIMPLAIX Colloquium

12. February 2024

On 23 October 2023, Volker Deringer from University of Oxford gave a joint HITS-SIMPLAIX Colloquium on machine-learning-driven advances in modeling and understanding disordered …

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