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Brain Research in the Third Dimension

Madeline Lancaster, cell biologist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, has developed a technique allowing her to create mini brains from cell cultures. These incredible organoids, no larger than the eraser at the end of a pencil, serve as a model for Madeline’s research into early human brain development and are enabling Madeline and her team to tackle the age-old question: what is it that distinguishes us as humans?

 

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It´s All in Your Head

 

Firing neurons, useful errors: how we learn and why mistakes made by our brains are a pre­requisite for creativity and fresh ideas.

 

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Time to Play

 

Win "Lab Wars," a game sponsored by Eppendorf, is not only fun for researchers.

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Capital on the Go

 

Washington D.C. is the best place in the United States for studying the history and culture of the country. A short trip to the city leaves “Off the Bench” author Kati Höffner with unforgettable impressions and memories.

 

 

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Royal Society of Biology Young Photographer Competition

 

 

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An Injection of Good Taste

 

No self-respecting kitchen is complete without one: pipettes are good for more than just cooking. As an accessory of finger foods or sweet treats, they are true eye-catchers at every buffet.

 

 

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There's Something in the Air

 

Aerosols are omnipresent. In the laboratory, they have the potential to harm to the worker. The area “Sample Handling” sheds light on the safe handling of these micro-particles.

 

 

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Fighting the Routine

 

"Last Friday night, yeah we maxed our credit cards and got kicked out of the bar so we hit the boulevard" sings famous Katy Perry in her song “Last Friday Night.” ...

 

 

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Buzz, Buzz, Buzz

 

Honey producer, economic factor and indicator of a healthy environment: bees are important. Are they also endangered?

 

 

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In Every Nook and Cranny

By the year 2050, more plastic garbage than fish will swim in the world’s oceans – if industry and society are not going to change their ways. Herein, we will explore the origins of microplastic pollution and its consequences.

 

 

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Harnessing Super Plants to Combat
Eco-Sins

Heavy metals burden the soils of our planet. Researchers have identified more than 500 super plants that independently clean the earth and may even generate raw materials.

 

 

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The Desert is Alive

Spectacular display of nature: following a five year drought, heavy rains have transformed the California desert into a sea of flowers this spring.

 

 

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Tom Baden wins

Eppendorf Award

 

The 22nd “Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators” was presented to Dr. Tom Baden on June 22nd, 2017 in Heidelberg, Germany

 

 

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It's all about communication

 

Adrian Liston is a frequent user of social media and blogger. A hobby with benefits for his work.

 

 

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The Transcontinental Scientist

 

I suppose my penchant for crossing international borders started when I was just 3 months old. ...

 

 

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