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“Research in Germany” at the PhD Workshop China 2014

“Research in Germany” at the PhD Workshop China 2014

Meet our delegation of 25 German universities, graduate schools and research institutes in Beijing on 22 and 23 November 2014 to learn about vacant PhD positions and to discover new opportunities for your research career in Germany. More “Research in Germany” at the PhD Workshop China 2014

Stress Hormone Linked to cognitive impairment

Stress Hormone Linked to cognitive impairment

Lower morning to evening cortisol ratio is associated with cognitive impairment in men and not women, according to new research by scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München (HMGU) published in ‘Psychoneuroendocrinology’. More Stress Hormone Linked to cognitive impairment

It pays to have an eye for emotions

It pays to have an eye for emotions

Attending to and caring about the emotions of employees and colleagues – that's for wimps, not for tough businesspeople and efficient performers, right? Wrong! An extensive international study has now shown: The "ability to recognize emotions" affects income. More It pays to have an eye for emotions

Chlamydia knock out the body’s own cancer defence

Chlamydia knock out the body’s own cancer defence

Infections due to the sexually transmitted bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis often remain unnoticed. The pathogen is not only a common cause of female infertility; it is also suspected of increasing the risk of abdominal cancer. More Chlamydia knock out the body’s own cancer defence

Diseases of the Brain: Computer Model of Nerve Cells Provides Insights into Communication Problems

Diseases of the Brain: Computer Model of Nerve Cells Provides Insights into Communication Problems

In diseases of the brain, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, the neurons fail to communicate correctly with each other. As Bonn-based researchers of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) now report in the journal “Neuron“, these connectivity problems can be ascribed to alterations in the structure of the nerve cells. More Diseases of the Brain: Computer Model of Nerve Cells Provides Insights into Communication Problems