Marga Lensen from the Netherlands is a junior professor of chemistry at the Technical University of Berlin. Her specialty is developing nanopatterned biomaterials. They can be used in biomedical applications -- for example, in tissue engineering and to improve the surfaces of implants.
Deutsche Welle (June 16, 2013) 33-year old South African Trevor McIntyre has a scholarship from the Humboldt Foundation at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven. He wants to find out how seals ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (June 9, 2013) Sarah Benhaiem (28) from France works at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin, where she investigates the social behavior of hyenas.
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Deutsche Welle (Sep. 15, 2013) Ulf Andersson rom pursues his research in Berlin at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics. The young Dane heads a team there looking at genes that are key to development. At home, rom is ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Oct. 22, 2012) Ulf Andersson rom pursues his research in Berlin at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics. The 33-year-old Dane heads a team there looking at genes that are key to development. At home, ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Feb. 22, 2015) Majestic guayacan trees attract tourists and locals with annual display of brilliant yellow blossoms in Ecuador. Gavino Garay reports.
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July 1, 2015 In an analysis of food preservation and transportation trends, scientists warn that new sustainable technologies will be needed for humanity just to stay even in the arms race against the ... read more
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July 3, 2015 Mice that are exposed to the powerful smell of cat urine early in life do not escape from cats later in life. Researchers have discovered that mice that smell cat urine early ... read more
June 30, 2015 This study investigates the associations between changes in national food energy supply and average population body weight in 24 high-, 27 middle- and 18 low-income countries. The authors found that ... read more
June 30, 2015 Caught in the act: millions of images from citizen scientists show that free-ranging domestic cats do their hunting close to home in neighborhoods and small urban forests, ... read more
July 31, 2012 Imagine a machine that makes layered, substantial patches of engineered tissue -- tissue that could be used as grafts for burn victims or vascular patches. Sounds like science fiction? According to ... read more
Oct. 7, 2010 Many scientists aspire to take control over the stem cell differentiation process, so that we can grow organs and implants perfectly matched to each patient in the future. Now research explains how ... read more
Aug. 2, 2010 Scientists have developed a material for bone grafts that could one day replace the 'gold standard' natural bone implants. A new study shows how particles of a ceramic called calcium ... read more