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DFG funds an interdisciplinary Research Training Group

12 11 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

07 11 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

01 07 2014

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

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In “Nature”: Galaxies out of a Supercomputer

08 05 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 03 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

07 01 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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The Science of Forecasting

03 12 2013

Mathematician Tilmann Gneiting is leader of the new research group “Computational Statistics” at HITS and Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute for …

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Bioinformatics: New type of bacteria found in the human gut

07 11 2013

With software techniques, molecular biologists and computer scientists show that around half of the bacteria species in the human gut are …

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Computer Science helps astronomers exploring the sky

28 10 2013

The new HITS research group “Astroinformatics” will develop methods and software for astronomers and help facilitating the analysis and processing of …

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The Human Brain Project has begun

07 10 2013

The world’s most ambitious neuroscience project is underway. Scientists from the 135 partner institutions of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by …

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