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  • ROLIS – approaching 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 3D

    11/21/2014 - Helmholtz - All Press Releases

    Just three kilometres from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the ROsetta Lander Imaging System (ROLIS) acquired images of the 'head' and underlying 'body' of Comet 67P.  
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  • CRC Studying Milky Way System to Continue Its Successful Work

    11/21/2014 - Heidelberg University

    DFG grants more than nine million euros to research collaboration at Centre for Astronomy for another four years – The Collaborative Research Centre (CRC 881) on  
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  • Reprogramming “Support Cells” into Neurons Could Repair Injured Adult Brains

    11/21/2014 - Helmholtz - All Press Releases

    Mainz/Neuherberg, 21.11.2014. The portion of the adult brain responsible for complex thought, known as the cerebral cortex, lacks the ability to replace neurons that die as a   
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  • myCopter points the way towards Personal Aerial Vehicles

    11/21/2014 - Research In Germany

    Road congestion is a fact of everyday life for many people. A possible solution for the future is expanding personal transport to include aviation. High above the roads, the  
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  • Permafrost soil is possible source of abrupt rise in greenhouse gases at end of last ice age

    11/21/2014 - Research In Germany

    Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have identified a possible source of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other  
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  • Plant immunity comes at a price

    11/21/2014 - Research In Germany

    Plants are under permanent attack by a multitude of pathogens. To win the battle against fungi, bacteria, viruses and other pathogens, they have developed a complex and  
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  • Dopamine leaves its mark in brain scans

    11/21/2014 - Research In Germany

    Researchers use functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to identify which areas of the brain are active during specific tasks. The method reveals areas of the brain, in  
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  • Philae's triple play

    11/21/2014 - Research In Germany

    A short but significant 'thud' was heard by the Cometary Acoustic Surface Sounding Experiment (CASSE) as Philae made its first touchdown on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.  
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  • Stress Hormone Linked to cognitive impairment

    11/21/2014 - Research In Germany

    Lower morning to evening cortisol ratio is associated with cognitive impairment in men and not women, according to new research by scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum  
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  • Taming the Boltzmann equation

    11/21/2014 - Research In Germany

    Physicists at LMU have developed a new algorithm that is capable of solving the Boltzmann equation for systems of self-propelled particles. The new method also reveals  
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