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Losing their tails provided our ape ancestors with an evolutionary advantage – but we’re still paying the price
ERC Starting grant awarded to KI researcher Alessandro Furlan
With second grant from lab into application
Top specialist to lead women’s and children’s health research institute
‘Maintain Asian forest diversity to avoid climate change impact’
Curtin joins network using advanced imaging to tackle major global issues
€2.7 million for Superconducting “Miracle”
Disinformation campaigns are undermining democracy. Here’s how we can fight back
Highly Cited Researchers 2023
Four Synergy Grants for five Max Planck researchers
ERC Synergy Grant for Immunotherapy of Liver Metastases
Disrupting a core metabolic process in T cells may improve their therapeutic efficacy
Molecular properties are only weakly correlated, study finds
New Ribozyme for Exploring World of RNA
Peering into nanofluidic mysteries one photon at time
30 years of Max Planck Society in Saxony
Short-term thinking, criminal action
Accurate self-assessment: what matters for children
Life beyond certain death: astronomers find a planet that shouldn’t be there
Astronomers find new multi-planet system that resembles the fictional desert Star Wars planet, Tatooine
Researchers map immunology of gut in children with IBD
People are complaining about Mercury in retrograde. But what does it actually mean?
Study shows humans around world like to help
From platypus to parsecs and milliCrab: why do astronomers use such weird units?
Green steel produced with ammonia
We used to think diamonds were everywhere. New research suggests they’ve always been rare
Children’s lung capacity improved in cleaner air
Life on Mars? Better tools needed to get answer
The largest structures in the Universe are still glowing with the shock of their creation
Spanish lagoon proposed as Mars ‘astrobiological time-analog’
How Sneaky Fungi Hide From Ants
10 ERC Consolidator Grants for Max Planck researchers
Eliminating partners of cancer
Simulations and Experiments Reveal Unprecedented Detail about Water Motion in Salt Water
Ludwig Cancer Research study uncovers novel aspect of tumor evolution and potential targets for therapy
Rare cosmic explosion blasts hole in established science
Earthquake lab experiments produce aftershock-like behavior
Why does night shift increase risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease?
15 successful Starting Grantees
Highly Cited Researchers 2022
You are now one of 8 billion humans alive today
You are now one of 8,000,000,000 humans alive today
Should you really use your smartwatch or fitness wearable to monitor your heart?
Ancient viral DNA in human genome guards against infections
Double success with ERC synergy grants
Artificial Enzyme Splits Water
Ludwig Lausanne study identifies potential combination therapy for testing in deadly brain cancer
New Players in Immune Response