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How bacterial proteins transport energy

Bacteria can transfer energy from one membrane to another. How the proteins responsible for the process are arranged has been a mystery for a long time. Read more

Football fans have the most university degrees

In August, a ranking list was circulated by the media: It suggested that more than half of the fans of the German football team Hamburger SV held a university degree. Read more

Big data: opportunity or risk?

Big data could revolutionise the healthcare industry. Yet the collection of mass data also harbours dangers. Read more


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