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Ceres close up

Ceres close up

Just arrived in a new orbit: from an altitude of only 1470 kilometres, the Dawn space probe is now gazing at the dwarf planet Ceres. More Ceres close up

Lemon juice and human norovirus

Lemon juice and human norovirus

Citric acid may prevent the highly contagious norovirus from infecting humans, scientists discovered from the German Cancer Research Center. Therefore, lemon juice could be a potentially safe and practical disinfectant against the most common pathogen of severe gastrointestinal infections. More Lemon juice and human norovirus

Immune system: Help for killer cells

Immune system: Help for killer cells

Scientists at the University of Bonn, together with colleagues from the USA and Japan, have shed light on an important immune mechanism. Their work shows how the body provides the important killer cells with a helper in the case of an infection. More Immune system: Help for killer cells

44th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – SBBq

44th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – SBBq

The International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) has approved the proposal from the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SBBq) to host the 23rd IUBMB Congress together with the 44th Annual Meeting of SBBq in the city of Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil from 24 to 28 August 2015. More 44th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – SBBq

10 PhD Positions in Condensed Matter Science

10 PhD Positions in Condensed Matter Science

The Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart invites applications for its PhD programme. The applicants should have a Diploma or M.Sc. in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or related subjects. Applications could be submitted until 30 September 2015. www.daad.de > 10 PhD Positions 10 PhD Positions in Condensed Matter Science