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2019.01.27 |

New insight into unique sugar transport in plants

AIAS Former Fellow Bjørn Panyella Pedersen and colleagues at Aarhus University have elucidated the structure of a sugar transport protein that is unique to plants. The new structure can help explain how plant organs - such as pollen - develop properly, and give ideas as to why some subspecies of wheat are resistant to fungal attacks.

2019.01.10 |

Book publication on Euripides by AIAS Fellow and Classicist Isabelle Torrance

In her new book ‘Euripides’, Torrance engages with the thematic, cultural and scholarly issues that surround Euripides’ plays to demonstrate why Euripides remains a figure of perennial relevance.

2018.12.06 |

Better estimation of SNP heritability from summary statistics

AIAS Fellow Doug Speed, together with David Balding, University of Melbourne, have created SumHer, a new software for analyzing results from genetic association studies. The results are published this week in ‘Nature Genetics’.

2018.12.04 |

Two Horizon 2020 grants to AIAS Former Fellow Anja Bechmann

What will the internet of the future look like in an increasingly digital everyday life? What impact does fake news have on democracy? Two Horizon 2020 projects will be addressing some of the digital societal challenges facing Europe.

2018.12.03 |

Cannabidiol induces a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect in rodent model of depression

Interview with AIAS Fellow Samia Joca in ‘PsyPost’ about her research in the drug cannabidiol (CBD) that may have the potential as a faster-acting antidepressant than conventional medications.

2018.11.29 |

ERC Consolidator Grant to AIAS Fellow Isabelle Torrance

With an ERC Consolidator grant of €1,9 million, AIAS-COFUND fellow Isabelle Torrance will be studying classical influences on Irish culture.

2018.11.28 |

Book publication on ruler visibility and popular belonging by AIAS Fellow Darin N. Stephanov

In the new book ‘Ruler Visibility and Popular Belonging in the Ottoman Empire, 1808-1908’, Stephanov argues that periodic ceremonial intrusion into the everyday lives of people across the Ottoman Empire had multiple, far-reaching and largely unexplored consequences.

2018.11.27 |

Physicist new Deputy Director and Fellow at AIAS

Associate Professor and Physicist Nikolaj Thomas Zinner has been appointed new Deputy Director at AIAS and will commence his position on 1 January 2019.

2018.11.16 |

A bigger nose, a bigger bang: size matters for echolocating toothed whales

Whales, dolphins, and porpoises have all evolved to use similar narrow beams of high intensity sound to echolocate prey. Far from being inefficient, this highly focused sense may have helped them succeed as top predators in the world's oceans. This is the finding in a new study in Current Biology co-published by AIAS Fellows Frants H. Jensen and…

2018.10.24 |

AIAS Future Fellow Micah Allen new Lundbeck Foundation Fellow

As a very promising young researcher in the field of cognitive neuroscience, AIAS Fellow Micah Allen has received a DKK 10 million grant from the Lundbeck Foundation to investigate gut feelings and how the neural mechanisms of brain and body interact.

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