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 30, 2015 North of the Aleutian Islands, submarine canyons in the cold waters of the eastern Bering Sea contain a highly productive 'green belt' that is home to deep-water corals as ... read more
July 30, 2015 In research that could lead to protective probiotics to fight the 'chytrid' fungus that has been decimating amphibian populations worldwide, researchers have grown bacterial species from the skin ... read more
July 30, 2015 All it takes is one molecule to reprogram an antibody-producing B cell into a scavenging macrophage. This transformation is possible, new evidence shows, because the molecule (C/EBPa, a transcription ... read more
July 30, 2015 Last year, for the first time, scientists used an unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph killer whales from above, giving scientists a new way to monitor killer whale health ... read more
July 30, 2015 A physics-based model can explain how ants cooperate in steering food to their nest. To lug a large object, a number of ants surround it -- the back ones lift, those on the ... 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