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New biosensor developed in the Department of Chemical Biology enables quantification of analytes based on the color of emitted light. more

Das MPI für medizinische Forschung trauert um Prof. Dr. Hermann Bujard, der seit 1996 Externes Wissenschaftliches Mitglied des Instituts war. Er war ein herausragender Wissenschaftler und ein geschätzter langjähriger Freund. more

The Heidelberg Max Planck Director Joachim Spatz has been elected to membership of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina this July. more

Building with DNA

June 10, 2020

Life on Earth developed from inanimate components. Can we recreate this process in the laboratory, and what tools do we need for this? Using DNA origami, the art of folding at a scale of just a few millionths of a millimetre, we are able to reconstruct individual cellular components. They may be capable of taking over important tasks in our bodies in future. more

Improving structural investigations at X-ray free-electron lasers more

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