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).

Journalist in Residence at HITS: a program for science journalists

18. June 2013

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) offers experienced journalists with focus on scientific journalism a three-month to six-month paid stay …

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Open Day at HITS

4. June 2013

This content is only available in German. Vom Molekül bis zum Universum – Forschung mit dem Computer: Tag der offenen Tü…

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How reliable is the standard model of cosmology

3. June 2013

This content is only available in German. Podiumsdiskussion am 19.06.2013: Ist das kosmologische Standardmodell tragfähig? Mit dem kosmologischen Standardmodell befasst sich …

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What can we learn on TV?

28. May 2013

This content is only available in German. Die freie Wissenschaftsjournalistin Pia Grzesiak über das Phänomen Infotainment– öffentliches HITS-Kolloquium am Montag, 03.06.2013, 16.00 …

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Decoding worms to decode regeneration

6. May 2013

Dr. Siegfried Schloissnig is head of the newly established Computational Biology junior research group at Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS). …

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What Determines the Stability of Proteins?

26. March 2013

With mathematical methods and computer simulations, Humboldt Fellow Richard Henchman (University of Manchester) is exploring the factors of protein stability – Research …

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Pia Grzesiak to be new HITS “Journalist in Residence”

15. March 2013

This content is only available in German. Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien fördert den Dialog zwischen Wissenschaftsjournalisten und Forschern – …

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Protein origami: Quick folders are the best

31. January 2013

The evolutionary history of proteins shows that protein folding is an important factor. Especially the speed of protein folding plays a …

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Small change for a big improvement – halogen bonds and drug discovery

18. January 2013

Halogen bonding has been applied in crystal engineering, materials research, and nanotechnology for some time. Scientists from the Heidelberg Institute for …

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Exploring Drug-Target Interactions

10. December 2012

HITS Scientists Participate in a New European Research Project In drug discovery it is often difficult to predict if a potential …

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