New 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.

All 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.

Alzheimer’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.

Meteorite 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.