The EU's Research and Innovation programme supports the most creative research projects
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.
Scientists from the XENON collaboration announced a new result from their search for dark matter. The analysis of data taken with the XENON100 detector during 13 months of operation at the Gran Sasso Laboratory, Italy, provided no evidence for the existence of Weakly Interacting Massive Particles (WIMPs), the leading dark matter candidates.
The biologist and mathematician Dr. Annette Baudisch compares mortality rate across species. Her results challenge the classic theory of aging – some species show practically no statistical aging across their lifetime. Dr.Baudisch is head of the research group Modeling the Evolution of Aging at the Max Planck Intitute for Demographic Research in Rostock.