Archives for Juliane Görsch

That was the Long Night of Science 2015 on Campus Buch

Sun, rain, thunder and lightning – the Long Night of Sciences was pretty diverse and not just from a meteorological perspective. The Campus Buch offered a variety of spectacular experiments, tours and events for the whole family. Beating heart cells in a dish, fluorescent worms, cells under the smartphone microscope and a crime scene investigation […]

The world of protein crystals – How scientists of the MDC make the molecular world visible

The small  crystals are shimmering under the microscope. As beautiful as they look, they won’t disclose their secrets on first sight. Technically they consist of millions of little protein molecules that are so tiny, even the highest resolution light microscopes fail to make them visible. But in order to understand how proteins work in the […]

Speakers’ Corner at the Long Night of Sciences: “Stay Critical”

For this years’ Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (Long Night of Sciences) we are giving critical thinking the stage. On Saturday 13th June, in front of the MDC Communications building, five scientists from our research campus will take the microphone under the motto “Bleiben Sie kritisch” (“Stay Critical”) and reveal the truth behind the headlines. Short […]

“The rulers of the world – How microbes influence our lives” – Interview with book author Bernhard Kegel

After excursions into the realm of urban wildlife and acclaimed science fiction, the biologist and popular science writer Dr. Bernhard Kegel has dedicated in his latest nonfiction book to microbes – the bacteria, fungi and other unicellular organisms that shape our lives. For the Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (Long Night of Sciences) on 13 June […]