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Posted September 18 2018
Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center and Heidelberg University have discovered a surprising connection between sugar metabolism and the adaptation of intestinal tissue to the nutritional state. READ MORE
Posted September 18 2018
Scientists from various disciplines present their work and answer questions from the audience READ MORE
Posted September 14 2018
With the help of a new blood test patients with this disease can monitor their metabolites READ MORE
Posted September 13 2018
The Bertalanffy Lecture Series was installed with the aim to provide a better understanding of integrative approaches in systems oriented biology both to pupils from Heidelberg and to scientists on campus. The lecture series is a project supported by the Klaus-Tschira Foundation and takes place twice a year. READ MORE
Posted September 11 2018
Real-time tracking of proteins during mitosis is now possible using a 4D computer model made by EMBL scientists READ MORE
Posted September 11 2018
taking place in Heidelberg, Germany, October 22-24, 2018 in Heidelberg, Germany READ MORE
Posted August 30 2018
Structural biologists collect high-quality data at EuXFEL READ MORE
Posted August 30 2018
Heidelberg researchers develop new CRISPR/Cas process using Japanese ricefish READ MORE
Posted August 27 2018
Researchers work on scientific foundation for new forms of therapy in neurodegenerative processes READ MORE
Posted August 24 2018
Large-scale systematic analysis explores how inherited genome effects drug response of cancer cells READ MORE
Posted August 08 2018
Medical technology, clinical medicine and public health first in Germany – biosciences also fare extremely well READ MORE
Posted August 08 2018
New research result by EMBL scientists - First global survey of soil genomics reveals a war between fungi and bacteria READ MORE
Posted July 30 2018
Imaging and tracking a key player in the disease made possible by a new marker: Because of its frequent occurrence and socio-economic relevance, Alzheimer’s disease is a major subject of biomedical research, and many pieces of the puzzle of its origin are already in place. However, methods for tackling certain important unsolved questions about the molecular basis of the disease are still missing in the researchers’ toolbox. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research and Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg have now developed a tool for studying one of the key players involved in the disease. This new marker allows tracking and imaging of the enzyme BACE1 without requiring antibodies or genetic manipulation. The marker could be valuable in the development of new therapies. READ MORE
Posted July 26 2018
EMBL researchers develop method that simplifies the isolation of DNA- and RNA- protein complexes READ MORE
Posted July 23 2018
Elementary cytoskeleton protein is different in parasites and represents a starting point for a possible new therapy against malaria infections. Researchers from the Heidelberg University Hospital, the Centre for Molecular Biology at the University of Heidelberg (ZMBH), and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) have published these findings in the journal “PLOS Biology”. READ MORE
Posted July 23 2018
Universität Heidelberg earns top spot in Germany in pilot ranking list READ MORE
Posted July 12 2018
During the first moments of a baby’s life, bacteria and other microorganisms are passed from the mother. A team of researchers from the University of Trento and EMBL has shown that bacteria from the mother are more persistent on the newborn than those from other sources. READ MORE
Posted July 10 2018
The maturation process of virophages give us new insights. First, a virus infects a host, such as a unicellular organism in the plankton in the ocean, and then its development is blocked because it is itself attacked by a virus? In this unusual tripartite event, the second virus (termed a virophage) helps the host to survive. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg have now studied the atomic structure and maturation process of the Mavirus virophage, and thus contributed to understanding this system. Their results could, in the future, allow virus particles to be constructed whose properties can be modified, making them useful in biotechnology. READ MORE
Posted July 10 2018
Heidelberg University in second place in the Funding Atlas 2018 of the German Research Foundation (DFG) READ MORE
Posted July 05 2018
The effectiveness of antibiotics can be altered by combining them with each other, non-antibiotic drugs or even with food additives, EMBL researchers show. READ MORE