Europasaurus accompanied by some pterosaurs
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28.04.2021 in Featured, Science, Knowledge Transfer

Time travel

Research presented in an unusual way: A graphic novel depicts how the dinosaur Europasaurus lived 154 million years ago. The book is also based on excavations by a scientist from the University of Halle. Read more

The WHO Headquarter in Geneva
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10.03.2021 in Science, Context

Global crises require global solutions

The World Health Organisation (WHO) was originally founded to assess global health risks. However, during the Corona pandemic, the WHO’s influence has declined significantly and nation states have taken over emergency management. Dr Jonathan Everts, a professor of human geography, puts this fact into perspective. Read more

Juliana Martins de Souza e Silva can use a virtual reality headset to “fly” through tiny samples of materials.
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31.03.2021 in Science, Research

The researcher who flies through nanoworlds

The University of Halle has a special, state-of-the-art X-ray microscope that can be used to image tiny samples in 3D. This allows the structure of materials to be studied in great detail. It’s an exciting technology that is also in demand outside Halle and one that has prompted Dr Juliana Martins de Souza e Silva to make a declaration of love. Read more