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Over the roofs of Bochum

“Scouting for archaeological traces is addictive”, says Boaquan Song who is an aerial archaeologist at the institute for Archaeological Sciences. „Actually flying was never part of my dream“, he says. However, because of his job at RUB he had to learn how to be a pilot and is regularly seen with his camera over the roofs of Bochum. Watch the new film of our series

Calculating disease susceptibility

The question if an individual will suffer from relapsing major depressive disorder is not de-termined by accident. Neuroscientists from the Mercator Research Group "Structure of Memory" study the disease using computer-based models. Press Release


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