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
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Oct. 20, 2016 Our intestine hosts a complex ecosystem of bacteria; we call it the gut microbiota, which includes at least 1000 difference species. We get most of our gut microbes soon after birth, although there ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Transforming data about the structure of proteins into melodies gives scientists a completely new way of analyzing the molecules that could reveal new insights into how they work -- by listening to ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Biologists who study the mechanics of cell division have for years disagreed about how much force is at work when the cell's molecular engines are lining chromosomes up in the cell, preparing to ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 A non-human sialic acid sugar molecule common in red meat that increases the risk of tumor formation in humans is also prevalent in pig organs, with concentrations increasing as the organs are ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 New insight about how cells dispose of their waste has been discovered by researchers. They show the necessity of a regulation in space and time of a key protein involved in cellular waste disposal. ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 Intensive farming, sprawling towns, a dense road network -- the modern world leaves less and less space for animals and plants. They are forced back into shrinking refuges, ... read more
July 4, 2016 There is a much disputed claim that 'injury' to the lining of the uterus -- whether inadvertent or deliberate -- increases the chance of embryo implantation and thus the chance of pregnancy ... 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
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