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How Plants Form Their Sugar Transport Routes

In experiments on transport tissues in plants, researchers from Heidelberg University were able to identify factors of crucial importance for the formation of the plant tissue known as phloem. [More...]

Gradual Decline of Dinosaurs

According to latest research results, the gradual decline of the dinosaurs presumably came before the impact of the Chicxulub asteroid and the global mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period. [More...]

Neuromorphic Computing: New Research Facility

With a sum of six million euros, three private sponsors have secured the funding for a new facility intended for Heidelberg scientists in the Human Brain Project who are developing pioneering computer systems. [More...]

Motor Neurons Tell Blood Vessels Where To Go

Heidelberg Neuroscientists have identified a critical regulator for blood vessel growth in the developing embryonic spinal cord. The findings were published in "Nature Communications". [More...]

Seven Cluster Initiatives from Heidelberg

Within the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state governments, the preselection for the new clusters can now begin. Heidelberg University is represented with seven cluster initiatives. [More...]

Progress Towards a Circuit Diagram of the Brain

Knowledge of the connections in the brain is a prerequisite for better understanding this organ. Researchers have developed a new algorithm that can extract this connectivity pattern with greater precision. [More...]

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Friday 28th April 2017

01:00 PM

Ostern: Glanz des Ostermorgens

Peter Gortner, Hochschule für Kirchenmusik Heidelberg, und Prof. Dr. Johannes Ehmann, Universität Heidelberg, Theologische Fakultät

02:15 PM

Faszinosum Cannabis: Genussmittel , Medikament oder gefährliche Droge?

Dr. rer. nat. Eva Hoch, Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit Mannheim / Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

06:00 PM

Multilateral Ties That Bind

Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and CEO, International Capital Strategies, Washington, D.C., USA

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