Press Releases

16 new high-quality reference genomes from vertebrates are published, advancing comparative biology, conservation, and health research

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Dr. Rita Mateus joins the Dresden research community with her research on organ growth and structural colors.

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International research team identifies how the cell nucleus structures active and inactive DNA.

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Researchers point to a new mechanism underlying male infertility

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The happiness neurotransmitter serotonin can act as a growth factor for the stem cells in the fetal human brain that determine brain size.

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Dresden researchers develop a new method and discover new features of primary cilia – little understood antenna-like structures protruding from...

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Dresden researchers demonstrate that the length of the neurogenic period is a key determinant for brain size

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First six reference-quality bat genomes released and analysed.

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Dresden and Japanese researchers show that a human-specific brain size gene causes a larger neocortex in the common marmoset, a non-human primate.

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For the first time, Dresden researchers prove the existence of DNA loops in a living context.

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