Press Releases

On these pages you can find all the latest press releases of HITS. We regularly report on personal changes, achievements, events, and of course the latest research news. If you’re a journalist and would like to be notified about our news via e-mail, please contact Peter Saueressig (peter.saueressig@h-its.org).

HITS: Call for “Journalist in Residence” in 2020 and 2021

13 06 2019

Are you an experienced science journalist? Would you like to delve into new areas of research and deepen your technical knowledge? …

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Carbon chemistry at HITS: tremendous potential

02 04 2019

The new junior group “Computational Carbon Chemistry” at HITS works on graphene, one of the most promising materials in modern technology. …

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Force for activation

12 03 2019

Tumor invasion and metastasis are major problems in the therapy of cancer patients. A team of researchers at the Heidelberg Institute …

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Metabolic signaling as new concept for breast cancer risk estimation

06 03 2019

HITS is partner of the international research consortium “MESI-STRAT” that explores the interplay of breast cancer metabolism and oncogenic signaling by …

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Free Open Source Materials from the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre

18 01 2019

Since it opened in April 2018, the ESO Supernova Planetarium & Visitor Centre has shared the wonders of the Universe with more …

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Und ab geht die Post: Das virtuelle Universum auf einer Briefmarke

17 12 2018

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The Data Revolution in the Night Sky

14 12 2018

The HITS Astroinformatics research group led by Kai Polsterer helps astronomers to better analyze the rapidly growing data-sets with modern methods …

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“Highly Cited Researchers” at HITS

27 11 2018

HITS scientists are listed among the most cited researchers worldwide. This year’s “Highly Cited Researchers” ranking by Clarivate Analytics again …

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ESCAPE: Launch of the European Project for Data Management in Astronomy

20 11 2018

2019 marks the beginning of one of the biggest projects for data management in astronomy. The „European Science Cluster for Astronomy & Particle …

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Parasites discovered in fossil fly pupae

28 08 2018

Parasitic wasps existed as early as several million years ago. Within a project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), researchers …

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