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“We need to reconsider our research approach”

A team of neuroscientists is thinking beyond the box of everyday research routine and argues for more interdisciplinary cooperation. Read more

Hydrogen gas from enzyme production

Scientists at Freie Universität Berlin and Ruhr-Universität Bochum investigate the biological production of an energy source of the future. Read more

Yes, no and artificial intelligence

When four scientists discuss apples: Three scientific guests and their academic host pass the barriers between disciplines with the formal language of logic. Read more


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