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The Würzburg cancer researcher Martin Eilers.

Another ERC Advanced Grant for Martin Eilers

Argentine ant workers with brood on a plant leaf.

How Sneaky Fungi Hide From Ants

A Starting Grant in 2017, now a Consolidator Grant: Elmar Wolf has now raised several million euros in third-party funding for his research projects.

Eliminating the partners of cancer

Stimulation of the Venus flytrap by touch triggers electrical signals and calcium waves. The calcium signature is decoded; this causes the trap to shut quickly. The DYSC mutant has lost the ability to read and decode the calcium signature correctly.

Mutant with Counting Disability