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    Wenn es im Körper zu wenige RAD50-Proteine gibt, treten typische Veränderungen an den Chromosomen auf: Die Träger der Erbanlagen brechen auseinander oder tauschen untereinander Bruchstücke aus. Letzteres ist auf dem Bild zu sehen. Das mit dem Pfeil ma

    In the genetic material of a young woman, an international team of scientists has discovered a genetic defect unknown so far. Due to this defect, the human body is not able any longer to repair certain DNA damages.

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    Das Herz eines 48 Stunden alten Hühnerembryos

    In all vertebrates - and thus also in the human - the heart usually beats on the left side of the body. Why this is the case has not been understood in every detail yet. Developmental biologist from Würzburg now made a crucial step towards the solution of this riddle.

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    Elektronen im Kraftffeld

    When will physicists find the first superconductor that reveals its stunning qualities even at room temperature? It seems there is still a long way to go. Even so, researchers from the University of Würzburg were involved in a discovery which clearly points in one direction.

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