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Nicole Dubilier elected as EMBO Member

May 14, 2018

EMBO, an organization that promotes excellence in the life sciences, announced today that Nicole Dubilier has been elected to its membership, joining a group of more than 1800 of the best researchers in Europe and around the world.

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Researchers redefine the origin of the cellular powerhouse

Apr 26, 2018

In a new study published by Nature, an international team of researchers led by Uppsala University in Sweden proposes a new evolutionary origin for mitochondria – also known as the ‘powerhouses of the cell’. Mitochondria are energy-converting organelles that have played key roles in the emergence...

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Greta Reintjes erhält den VAAM-Promotionspreis

Apr 16, 2018

Die MPI-Wissenschaftlerin Greta Reintjes wird für ihre herausragenden wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten, die sie im Zuge ihrer Doktorarbeit ausgeführt hat, mit dem Promotionspreis der Vereinigung für Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie ausgezeichnet.

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Antje Boetius is awarded the Vernadsky Medal 2018

Apr 10, 2018

The deep-sea scientist, leader of one of MPI’s research groups and director of AWI, receives the prestigious award for her groundbreaking contributions to biogeosciences and spearheading research on methane-based metabolisms and the marine carbon cycle.

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The riddle of the sands

Feb 26, 2018

Young scientists exploring the North Sea

Wind and waves, cries of seagulls, rain and occasionally a little bit of sunshine. That’s how we experience the North Sea at the beach walk. But what happens behind the beach in the sea? Children, youngsters and also adults can now find out with the onlin...

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Influence of carbon dioxide leakage on the seabed

Feb 7, 2018

Storing carbon dioxide (CO2) deep below the seabed is one way to counteract the increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. But what happens if such storage sites begin to leak and CO2 escapes through the seafloor? Answers to this question have now been provided by a study dealing with the...

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