“TULIPS” lets astronomy flourish in the classroom

30. November 2021

HITS researcher Eva Laplace has developed a software that visualizes the evolution of stars in short movies. For this project that …

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Searching for a way out of the brain fog caused by COVID-19

1. October 2021

HITS is a partner in the new EU-funded research program “BRAVE” that proposes tackling COVID-19 brain inflammation with computer-designed molecules. The …

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More than the sum of its parts: Combining models to improve COVID-19 forecasts

29. September 2021

Soon after the beginning of the pandemic, researchers from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of …

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It’s in the DNA: sequence recognition by the linker histone

23. September 2021

Using single-pair FRET (Fluorescence/Förster Resonance Energy Transfer) spectroscopy and computational modeling, Madhura De, researcher in the Molecular and Cellular …

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Computational Oncology: Exploring the origin of Colon Cancer

22. July 2021

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in men and women worldwide. Due to the microscopic size of the …

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Using Bioinformatics algorithms to predict the European Football Championship

25. June 2021

Researchers from the Computational Molecular Evolution (CME) group at HITS have simulated the knock-out phase of the European Football Championship using …

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Investigating cancer development with the help of mathematics

28. May 2021

Scientists from Heidelberg have found a way to trace cancer formation using mathematical models. The results have now been published in …

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The good, the bad, and the spaghetti code: Software put to the test

21. May 2021

Computer scientists at HITS and KIT Karlsruhe have developed “SoftWipe”, a largely automated open source tool and benchmark to assess the …

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Traps and code: assessing insect biodiversity in Southern Crete

16. April 2021

HITS group leader Alexandros Stamatakis (Computational Molecular Evolution) is one of the coordinators in a citizen science project to asses insect …

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Putting computing power together against SARS-CoV-2

12. April 2021

European scientists identified potent inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 main protease, a promising target for antiviral compounds.

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