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    Screenshot der Webseite zu Whatsanalyzer: www.whatsanalyzer.de

    How many messages have been written in my WhatsApp chat? Who sends the most pictures? And who rarely participates in conversations? "WhatsAnalyzer" developed by Anika Schwind and Michael Seufert from the University of Würzburg's Institute of Computer Science now gives the answer to this question.

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    Gleich drei parasitische Goldwespenarten haben es auf die Nahrungsvorräte in den Nestern der Gemeinen Schornsteinwespe abgesehen. (Bilder: Oliver Niehuis, ZFMK Bonn)

    A special camouflage allows parasitic wasps to raid the nests of host species. The affected hosts seem to have responded to that in the course of evolution as Würzburg biologists report.

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    Schnitt durch die Brustdrüse einer Maus. Die Regionen, in denen sich die Stammzellen befinden, sind rot angefärbt. In diesem Bild werden durch gezielte gentechnische Veränderungen große Mengen MYC gebildet, das die Differenzierung der Stammzellen in B

    Researchers from the University of Würzburg have revealed a metabolic pathway that seems to make breast tumors more aggressive. The study will also identify possible targets for new cancers drugs. It has appeared in the renowned journal Cancer Cell.

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    Philosophie-Professor Dag Nikolaus Hasse ist neuer Leibniz-Preisträger. (Foto: Margarete Pauli)

    It is considered the German equivalent of the Nobel Prize: The internationally renowned Leibniz Prize awarded by the German Research Foundation is endowed with 2.5 million euros. The 2016 laureates now were announced: Professor of Philosophy Dag Nikolaus Hasse is one of them.

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    Neues Modellsystem in der Alternsforschung: der Türkise Prachtgrundkärpfling (Nothobranchius furzeri) (Foto: FLI / Nadine Grimm)

    An international team of researchers has decoded the genome of the turquoise killifish. Biochemist Manfred Schartl from Würzburg was involved in the project. The results are interesting for ageing researchers but also provide insight into the evolution of sex determination.

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