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  1. A Tale from the Past

    AcademiaNet Interview with Professor Karina Caputi

    24.04.18 | There was a time when there were no planets, no earth, just gas in the universe. And a time when the universe was on the brink of existence. At that time the first galaxies formed. Galaxies so distant that humankind will most likely never be able to see them with the naked eye. This is the time that Professor Karina Caputi researches.

  2. Eleven AcademiaNet members receive ERC Advanced Grants

    17.04.18 | The EU's Research and Innovation programme supports the most creative research projects

  3. Professor Jane Mansbridge receives the 2018 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science

    09.04.18 | Pioneering role model for women in political science honoured with prestigious accolade

  4. Ülle Kotta wins Estonian National State Award 2018

    27.03.18 | Information scientist honoured for her achievements in the field of mathematics

  5. Professor Dame Caroline Dean receives 2018 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award

    22.03.18 | Today, five outstanding female researchers will be honoured for their contribution to advancements in the life sciences. Among them: AcademiaNet member Prof Dame Caroline Dean.

  6. AcademiaNet member Prof Frauke Melchior receives 2018 FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award

    14.03.18 | The prize honours Prof. Melchior's outstanding achievements in the life sciences. In addition, winners of the award are role models who inspire future generations of scientists.

  7. AcademiaNet member Dr María Escudero Escribano wins Princess of Girona Foundation Scientific Research Award 2018

    05.03.18 | The award recognises young investigators whose scientific advances have great potential to fuel innovation.

  8. Bacterial hiding game uncovered

    28.02.18 | A team of scientists led by AcademiaNet member Prof Petra Dersch discovered how Yersinia germs hide from the immune system: They reduce the production of a toxin that, during an acute infection, causes tissue inflammation. When the inflammation subsides, the bacteria can "go undercover" and persist in their host for years.

  9. AcademiaNet member Brigitte Röder wins Hector Science Award

    16.02.18 | The University of Hamburg neuropsychologist receives 150.000 € and becomes a member of the „Hector Fellows“.

  10. New structure in human sperm tails

    12.02.18 | A highly effective tail is needed in order for a sperm to be able to swim and fertilise an egg. By using cryo-electron tomography, researchers led by AcademiaNet member Johanna Höög have identified a completely new nanostructure inside sperm tails. Their study has now been published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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