Eine junge Wissenschaftlerin schaut an einem Rechner vorbei, auf dem Dioden leuchten, ihr Gesicht spiegelt sich.

CareerNew Info Platform for Doctoral Researchers

A new website specifically designed for doctoral researchers at Forschungszentrum Jülich and for university students who would like to come here has now been launched in English.

Hände von zwei Menschen, die Puzzle spielen

HealthAlzheimer’s disease – pieces of the puzzle fall into place

Research into Alzheimer’s dementia is so complex that it resembles an enormous jigsaw puzzle. Scientists and medical experts at the Forschungszentrum Jülich are working on decoding the protein structures involved in the disease, on treatment options and on early diagnosis.

Ein leuchtender Ball von braun aussehenden Wolken umgeben - Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Electron MicroscopyMeteorite as cosmic tape

The meteorite Bishunpur travelled more than 4.5 billion years through space before it crashed to Earth in northern India over 100 years ago. It contained the oldest magnetic record known today. It dates back to the early phase of our solar system, as researchers from Great Britain, Germany and Norway have discovered.

gezeichnete Umsetzung von Schrödingers Katze in einem Raum. Giftbehälter mit Uhr im Hintergrund, aus dem Behälter geht eine Schnur, welche um zwei Katzen gewickelt ist. Wobei die linke gezeichnete Katze in der unteren Hälfte weiß ist, die andere oben.

Ethics in the NeurosciencesAll In Your Head

Challenging perceptions of the world, overcoming the limitations of thought, and uniting what seemingly doesn’t go together – thought experiments are an often undervalued tool in the world of science. They are also useful for research at Jülich.