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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.

New SIMPLAIX PI: Tristan Bereau

26. July 2023

Computational physicist Tristan Bereau, professor at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg University, has been appointed new Principal Investigator in the …

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HLCA

Anya’s author profile in Helvetica Chimica Acta

20. July 2023

Read Anya’s thoughts on the challenges and future of computational chemistry, find out why she became a computational chemist, and …

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HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2024

20. July 2023

Call for 2024: HITS Journalist in Residence program open for applications. Deadline: 28 September 2023

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A special honor for a splendid scientist

13. July 2023

Former HITS group leader Anna Wienhard received recognition as a “HITS Fellow”, the highest distinction that the institute awards. The award …

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The sacrifice within – how collagen’s weak bonds help protect tissue

3. July 2023

HITS researchers publish new findings on collagen, the most abundant protein in our body: So-called “sacrificial bonds” in collagen break faster …

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Tools for molecular design

29. June 2023

On 21-23 June 2023, two workshops on Brain research took place at the Mathematikon, Heidelberg University: The second HBPMolSIM training workshop on …

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MAOC

New representation for chemical machine learning

22. June 2023

Stiv‘s quantum-inspired representation for chemical machine learning entitled matrix of orthogonalised atomic orbital coefficients (MAOC) is published in the Special …

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ChatGPT and its ilk

20. June 2023

The rise of large language models and why we should care: talk by Anil Ananthaswamy, science journalist (USA/India), HITS Journalist …

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Issue 2 | 2023

20. June 2023

We are happy to continue the success story of grants awarded by the European Research Council (ERC): PSO group leader Friedrich …

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Richard Schwartz

13. June 2023

Divide and Conquer:  5 Point Energy Minimization Thomson’s classic problem asks, for any N, which configurations of N points on …

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