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  1. Do We Have a Lunar Clock?

    Bristle worms can help us find out, according to Prof. Kristin Teßmar-Raible in an interview by Horizon

    26.10.16 | It is well known that our bodies are affected by daylight, but the cycle of the moon could also have impacts on our biological functions, according to Prof. Kristin Teßmar-Raible at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories in Vienna, Austria.

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  2. Antje Boetius Elected to European Academy of Sciences

    19.10.16 | Prof. Antje Boetius is an expert of marine biogeochemistry. Her studies include the exploration of Arctic deep-sea life under the ice, as well as the long-term observation of the effects of global warming on polar ecosystems.

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  3. Kerstin Bartscherer Receives ERC Starting Grant

    12.10.16 | With the grant's 1,5 million Euros, group leader Dr. Kerstin Bartscherer will set out to investigate how the regeneration of injured or lost body parts can be activated.

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  4. Prenatal Stress in Monkeys

    Maternal stress accelerates growth and inhibits motoric development

    05.10.16 | Behavioral ecologists from the German Primate Center and the University of Göttingen studied the impact of maternal stress on primate infants in the wild. Head of the field project was Prof. Julia Ostner.

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  5. Third AcademiaNet Meeting in UK

    The meeting will be held October 21, 2016 in Cambridge

    28.09.16 | Via regular meetings, AcademiaNet provides a unique opportunity to learn from female experience across scientific disciplines.

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  6. ERC Starting Grant for Corinna Hoose

    1,5 Millionen Euros for cloud physicist

    21.09.16 | With this grant, Prof. Corinna Hoose will continue to study the composition of clouds at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Her research is relevant for weather and climate models.

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  7. Biodiversity Helps Mitigate Climate Risks

    Simulating Amazon forests in different climate scenarios

    14.09.16 | Prof. Kirsten Thonicke's team at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research could show how the Amazon forest would be able to adjust to moderate climate change due to its rich biodiversity.

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  8. "We're looking into the biology of tumours"

    Horizon interview with Dr. Daniela Thorwarth about personalised medicine

    07.09.16 | Personalised medicine is not only about finding better therapies but also about saving people from unnecessary or ineffective treatment, according to Dr. Daniela Thorwarth. She's developing personalised treatments for head and neck cancer.

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  9. Middle Atmosphere In Sync With Ocean

    31.08.16 | Prof. Katja Matthes' and her team of climate researchers, with colleagues from Norway, could show a link between natural temperature variations in the Pacific Ocean and in the so-called tropopause at an altitude of 15 km.

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  10. "Creativity is more important"

    CiM interview with Professor Andrea Rentmeister

    24.08.16 | The Professor of Biomolecular Label Chemistry at the University of Münster explains her research with fluorescent markers, and talks about the ups and downs of working as a chemist.

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