The science of forecasting: Models and data instead of crystal balls

6. October 2017

“Summer School” in Heidelberg in the framework of the “ScienceFore” Project, led by Tilmann Gneiting (HITS). The project is funded by …

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SDBV Research: Operation Explorer

19. June 2017

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Protected: Chaotically Magnetized Cloud Is No Place to Build a Star, or Is It?

14. June 2017

U.S. astronomers and astrophysicists found that stars can emerge from a wider range of conditions as previously thought. For their …

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“Auriga” project helps uncover the history of galaxies

7. June 2017

A research team led by HITS scientist Robert Grand ran 36 simulations of Milky Ways on German supercomputers, for the first time …

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Young Researcher´s award goes to HITS doctoral student

17. May 2017

Mehmet Ali Öztürk, PhD student at HITS and at the Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology (…

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Nacre in the supercomputer

2. May 2017

HITSter Frauke Gräter wins the 2nd PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC Serge Bogaerts, Managing Director of PRACE aisbl is …

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The Forecaster’s Dilemma: Evaluating forecasts of extreme events

10. April 2017

Accurate predictions of extreme events do not necessarily indicate the scientific superiority of the forecaster or the forecast method from which …

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The Dark Side of Natural Language Processing

4. April 2017

At the first “Ethics in Natural Language Processing” workshop in Valencia, scientists discussed the opportunities and dangers of automatic speech analysis. …

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On the front cover: Multiexpert Platform for the Identification of Hits Targeting Parasitic Enzymes

29. March 2017

In the New Medicines for Trypanosomatidic Infections (NMTRypI) project funded by the EU and completed in January 2017, in which 13 partners …

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New species discovered: Protist parasites contribute to the stability of rainforest ecosystems

21. March 2017

Tropical rainforests are one of the most species-rich areas on earth. Thousands of animal and plant species live there. The smaller …

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