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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Corona variants: Tackle the bioinformatics bottleneck!

3. March 2021

In the light of fast-spreading coronavirus variants, genomic surveillance has become of great importance to fight the pandemic.  In a …

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How can we rely on AI?

24. February 2021

Statisticians from HITS, KIT, and Heidelberg University introduce the new “CORP” approach to better determine the reliability of forecasting methods. CORP …

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104 minutes of science

24. February 2021

In an online conversation, Casey Dunn, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University, and HITS group leader Alexis Stamatakis …

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MGMS Lecture: Rebecca Wade

9. February 2021

Rebecca Wade, leader of the Molecular Modeling (MCM) group, is the lecturer for the 2020 Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society (MGMS) Lecture …

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DFG funds HITS research on SARS CoV-2 spike glycoprotein

14. December 2020

The SARS-CoV2 virus is notorious for its characteristic spike protein that helps the virus to invade cells. Rebecca Wade and the …

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Mapping the uncertainty: COVID-19 forecasts

3. December 2020

Researchers from the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a web platform …

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