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In Sync: Gut Bacteria and Our Inner Clock

Neysan Donnelly

In Sync: Gut Bacteria and Our Inner Clock

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for discoveries about the circadian clock. Exciting new research based on these findings shows that our inner clock talks to the bacteria in our gut – and that the bacteria talk back.

The Workings of Our Inner Clock – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017

Lisa Vincenz-Donnelly

The Workings of Our Inner Clock – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.”The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.”

Ten Astonishing Facts About Longevity

Susanne Dambeck

Ten Astonishing Facts About Longevity

Will humans get ever older, or is there a biological limit to our lifespan? Longevity and rising life expectancy hold a few surprises.Will humans get ever older, or is there a biological limit to our lifespan? Longevity and rising life expectancy hold a few surprises.

Nobel Prize for Yoshinori Ohsumi

Susanne Dambeck

Nobel Prize for Yoshinori Ohsumi

Japanese cell biologist receives the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 for his studies on autophagy.Japanese cell biologist receives the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 for his studies on autophagy.

Oliver Smithies: How potatoes revolutionised electrophoresis

Susanne Dambeck

Oliver Smithies: How potatoes revolutionised electrophoresis

When Oliver Smithies talks about his ninety years, he still sounds like a young boy absolutely fascinated by how stuff works – and by the fact that he's the one to find out.When Oliver Smithies talks about his ninety years, he still sounds like a young boy absolutely fascinated by how stuff works – and by the fact that he's the one to find out.

Oliver Smithies: Mit Kartoffelstärke zu genetischen Fingerabdrücken

Susanne Dambeck

Oliver Smithies: Mit Kartoffelstärke zu genetischen Fingerabdrücken

Er klingt immer noch wie ein Junge, den es unglaublich fasziniert, wie die Dinge funktionieren – und der begeistert ist, dass er derjenige ist, der dies herausfinden wird. Oliver Smithies (90) erzählt aus seinem Leben.Er klingt immer noch wie einer Junge, den es unglaublich fasziniert, wie die Dinge funktionieren – und der begeistert ist, dass er derjenige ist, der dies herausfinden wird. Oliver Smithies (90) erzählt aus seinem Leben.

The Modest Nobel Laureate: Youyou Tu

Susanne Dambeck

The Modest Nobel Laureate: Youyou Tu

She will receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today for the discovery of the most effective antimalarial.She will receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today for the discovery of the most effective antimalarial.

Nobelpreis 2015: Der Kampf gegen tropische Parasiten

Susanne Dambeck

Nobelpreis 2015: Der Kampf gegen tropische Parasiten

Irland, Japan und China teilen sich den Preis dieses Jahr. Alle drei ausgezeichneten Forscher haben sich dem Kampf gegen Parasiten-Krankheiten verschrieben.Irland, Japan und China teilen sich den Preis dieses Jahr. Alle drei ausgezeichneten Forscher haben sich dem Kampf gegen Parasiten-Krankheiten verschrieben.

Nobel Prize 2015: The Fight Against Tropical Parasites

Susanne Dambeck

Nobel Prize 2015: The Fight Against Tropical Parasites

One half of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to Youyou Tu, the other half is shared by William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura.Der diesjährige Nobelpreis geht zur Hälfte an die Chinesin Youyou Tu, die andere Hälfte teilen sich William C. Campbell und Satoshi Ōmura.

“Magical Glasses” – Finding Mutations in Real Time

Susanne Dambeck

“Magical Glasses” – Finding Mutations in Real Time

Bruce Beutler's team can find the mutations behind phenotypic traits within one hour.Bruce Beutler's team can find the mutations behind phenotypic traits within one hour.

Patricia Edema

New Nobel Lab 360° of Bruce Beutler in the Mediatheque

How does our body respond to foreign antigens? How long does it take to track down a mutation? Why does our immune system turn against us?

Susanne Dambeck

Robert Koch: A Giant Wavered

Robert Koch identified the tuberculosis bacterium, and is the founder of modern bacteriology – but his story also has a dark chapter.