Latest Heidelberg University Stories

2011-07-28 18:16:39

The human brain is the most complex of all organs, containing billions of neurons with their corresponding projections, all woven together in a highly complex, three-dimensional web.

2011-06-28 07:00:00

KARLSRUHE and HEIDELBERG, Germany, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After the success of the User Meeting in scope of the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in Denver, Colorado in April, joimax(R) invited customers and users of their systems to attend the User Meeting in Heidelberg. The meeting provided an ideal discussion forum for the TESSYS(R) users, orthopedic and neurosurgeons with scientific lectures, experience reports and an extensive practical session at the Institute...

2011-02-06 08:06:32

Astrophysicists use computer simulations to gain new insights on star formation.

2010-10-28 13:37:26

Researchers have uncovered an ancient royal garden at the site of Ramat Rachel near Jerusalem.

2010-07-01 09:00:00

AMES, Iowa, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Analytical (http://www.aati-us.com), headquartered in Ames, IA, has opened a new sales office and laboratory in Heidelberg Germany. The new facility is located in the Technologiepark on the campus of the Heidelberg University.

2009-07-07 16:05:00

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the University of Heidelberg, Germany, have come a step closer to understanding how cholesterol levels are regulated.

2009-05-01 08:49:07

Recycling is important not only on a global scale, but also at the cellular level, since key molecules tend to be available in limited numbers. This means a cell needs to have efficient recycling mechanisms.

2009-02-05 11:44:49

Heidelberg researchers have succeeded in preventing cystic fibrosis lung disease in an animal model by spraying amiloride into the lungs of young mice.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.