What Do Dogs Teach Us, Mr Leeb?
Early on in his career, Tosso Leeb “went to the dogs”. But he looks back on it as a happy coincidence and not in the negative light usually associated with the expression. “Dog breeds have enormous potential for genetic research,” says the professor of genetics at the University of Bern.
Humboldtians in Focus
In the Battle Against Malaria
“Willing To Do Anything for an Article in Science”
Enormous departments and steep hierarchies are partly responsible for making the research community susceptible to fraud, according to the biochemist and research manager Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker. A conversation about responsibility and temptation and why reviewers should follow the example of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
News from the Foundation
Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Federal President Gauck Meet Humboldtians
More than 600 Humboldtians from almost 80 countries gathered in Berlin in June for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s Annual Meeting. Federal President Gauck welcomed the Humboldtians and their families in the garden of Schloss