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Heidelberg Researchers Find Unusually Elastic Protein

26. January 2015

Scientists at Heidelberg University and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) have discovered an unusually elastic protein in one of …

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Oxidative stress: Alternative utilization of glucose ensures survival of the cell

15. January 2015

Oxidative stress in the cell blocks the normal sugar metabolism. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the team …

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In “Science”: Big data explain evolution of birds

12. December 2014

Bird tree of life reproduced by gene analysis and supercomputing, new findings about basics of birdsongs, feathers, biodiversity, and bird evolution …

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PhD defense

15. November 2014

Our visiting PhD student Paschalia Kapli, that visited our lab twice, successfully defended her PhD at the University of Crete on …

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DFG funds an interdisciplinary Research Training Group

12. November 2014

DFG funds an interdisciplinary Research Training Group (DFG Graduiertenkolleg) “Adaptive Information Processing from Heterogeneous Sources” in a cooperation of TU Darmstadt, …

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In “Science”: Scientists resolve the evolution of insects

7. November 2014

A collaboration of more than 100 researchers from 10 countries announce the results of an unprecedented scientific study that resolves the evolutionary history …

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New PhD student

1. July 2014

Our new PhD student, Lucas Czech, joined the lab.

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In “Nature”: Galaxies out of a Supercomputer

8. May 2014

A new computer simulation shows the formation of galaxies with unprecedented precision, allowing astrophysicists from Heidelberg, the U.S. and England …

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A Milky Way out of the Supercomputer

10. March 2014

The formation of disk galaxies has long been a conundrum for cosmologists: computer simulations produced typically far too massive and too …

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Mathematics for safer medicine

7. January 2014

The new HITS research group “Data Mining and Uncertainty Quantification” analyzes large amounts of data and calculates uncertainties in technical systems. …

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