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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Newsy (Sep. 18, 2015) A Cornell University scientist decided to answer the question that's surely been on all our minds: Where's the worst place to get stung by a bee?
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Feb. 10, 2016 The ultimate goal of evolutionary biology is to understand how mutations in DNA shape the growth and behavior of all living things. Standard research tools facilitate genetic studies of closely ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 The whooping crane, with its snowy white plumage and trumpeting call, is one of the most beloved American birds, and one of the most endangered. As captive-raised cranes are ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 One in two tree species in the Amazon could be endangered. Experts have revealed that, according to the predicted deforestation scenarios, 36% to 57% of Amazonian species are ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Researchers propose adaptive control techniques to model pest dynamics and management as a control system. As population growth, greater food consumption, competition for land use, and climate change ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Scientists have recently discovered that for girls who are carriers of a particular gene variant (DRD4 VNTR with 7 repeats), the crucial element that influences a child's fat intake is not the gene ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Swedish researchers have produced the world's first model car with a roof and battery made from wood-based carbon fiber -- a lightweight and renewable alternative to metals ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Raising insects for research can be difficult because members of many species are picky eaters, but entomologists have found a solution for rearing moths and possibly other ... read more
Feb. 9, 2016 Bombus occidentalis used to be the most common bumble bee species in the Pacific Northwest, but in the mid 1990s it became one of the rarest. Now, according to a new article ... read more
Feb. 2, 2016 A new paper describes methods to optimize characteristics of cells grown in a lab using biomaterial coatings. The research falls within the field of tissue engineering - the use of biomaterials, ... read more
Nov. 21, 2013 A team of researchers has uncovered critical information that could help scientists understand how protein polymers interact with other self-assembling biopolymers. The research helps explain ... 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