Highlights

Return from a virtual Mars mission

Return from a virtual Mars mission

Lucie Poulet, from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), spent four months living 'on Mars', donning a spacesuit to explore the Red Planet and cultivating vegetables inside the domed Mars station. More Return from a virtual Mars mission

Sugary Weekend

Sugary Weekend

A European study revealed that children’s consumption of sugar is higher on Fridays and weekends than on other weekdays. 9,500 children aged between 2 and 9 years were included in the analysis. More Sugary Weekend

New mechanism in gene regulation revealed

New mechanism in gene regulation revealed

The information encoded in our genes is translated into proteins, which ultimately mediate biological functions in an organism. Messenger RNA (mRNA) plays an important role, as it is the molecular template used for translation. More New mechanism in gene regulation revealed

Synthetic messenger boosts immune system

Synthetic messenger boosts immune system

Specific immune cells, known as T lymphocytes, have to be activated so that the body can develop long-term protection against infections. Previously, it was believed that this process only took place in the lymph nodes and the spleen. More Synthetic messenger boosts immune system

Job Fair & Conference „Trained in GermanY Mumbai” – 24th September 2014

Job Fair & Conference „Trained in GermanY Mumbai” – 24th September 2014

The Job Fair and Conference “Trained in Germany Mumbai 2014” will be organized by Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) on behalf of the ‘Make it in Germany’ initiative and the social media network ‘Alumniportal Deutschland’. More Job Fair & Conference „Trained in GermanY Mumbai” – 24th September 2014