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).

The Tree of Life – When do Plants spin off new Species?

19. April 2011

An international multi-disciplinary research team from Brown University, the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, and Yale University has reconstructed the largest …

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Novel compounds for fighting against parasitic diseases

4. April 2011

Parasites of the Trypanosomatidae family cause a number of serious human diseases. Researchers from Italy, Belgium, and Germany have published the …

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Breaking Test for Silk

9. March 2011

HITS researchers analyze the properties of spider silk using computer simulations – different components provide resistance and high flexibility – article in „Biophysical …

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Neues Graduiertenprogramm in Computerlinguistik gestartet

18. February 2011

This content is only available in German. Universität Heidelberg und Heidelberger Institut für Theoretische Studien (HITS) vertiefen ihre Kooperation …

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BDBDB2 Workshop on Biological Diffusion and Brownian Dynamics Simulations

8. October 2010

BDBDB2 Workshop on Biological Diffusion and Brownian Dynamics Simulations at the Studio, Villa Bosch, Heidelberg Following a very successful workshop on …

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Kosmologische Jungferntaufe in Heidelberg

23. September 2010

This content is only available in German. Workshop des „Virgo Consortium“ – führende theoretische Astrophysiker treffen sich am HITS – Supercomputer-Simulationen zur …

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Besseres Datenmanagement und neue Simulationsmethoden

9. August 2010

This content is only available in German. Forscher des Heidelberger Instituts für Theoretische Studien (HITS) arbeiten am nationalen „Netzwerk Systembiologie …

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Intelligent Locks Against the Data Deluge

29. June 2010

22nd International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management SSDBM in Heidelberg from 30th June to 2nd July 2010 – concepts for structuring …

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The Universe in a Computer

25. May 2010

The astrophysicist Volker Springel leads a new research group at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) – appointment to the University …

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Denken wie ein Computer?

30. March 2010

This content is only available in German. Prof. Dr. Jeannette Wing sprach zur Eröffnung der Heidelberger Instituts für Theoretische …

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