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Travel grants available to meet the world’s brightest mathematicians and computer scientists in Heidelberg!

Travel grants available to meet the world’s brightest mathematicians and computer scientists in Heidelberg!

For the third time, recipients of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Fields Medal, the Nevanlinna Prize and the Abel Prize gather in Heidelberg to meet with 200 young researchers from all over the world. For one week, the laureates of mathematics and computer science will exchange with young researchers through lectures and workshops, plus a “hot topic” session discussing the socio-ethical challenges of Big Data. More Travel grants available to meet the world’s brightest mathematicians and computer scientists in Heidelberg!

Application period for Green Talents Competition 2015 now open

Application period for Green Talents Competition 2015 now open

The BMBF has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. Take part in the Green Talents Competition 2015, promote your research in Germany and gain exclusive access to its sustainable development hotspots. More Application period for Green Talents Competition 2015 now open

Renal failure: location signals for cell division

Renal failure: location signals for cell division

For the kidneys to function flawlessly, millions of cells must be arranged precisely according to a specified blueprint. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim and Philipps-Universität Marburg have now discovered that kidney cells send signals to neighbouring cells undergoing division to organize the repairing of the kidneys after acute renal failure. More Renal failure: location signals for cell division

Novel mechanism for Crohn’s disease uncovered

Novel mechanism for Crohn’s disease uncovered

Crohn’s disease is one of a family of chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). While it has already been proven to have genetic causes, scientists have now shown that the presence of certain intestinal bacteria also plays a role. More Novel mechanism for Crohn’s disease uncovered

Egyptian German Science Monitor

Egyptian German Science Monitor

The German Science Centre in Cairo (DWZ) has issued its newest publication entitled The Egyptian German Science Monitor. This publication provides an overview on Egyptian-German cooperation projects conducted by research institutions and universities. More Egyptian German Science Monitor