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Press Release of 26.08.2016

Annual Production of Gallium und Germanium could be much higher

The global supply potential of the high-tech metals gallium and germanium is much greater than actual annual production levels. This is the main conclusion from Max Frenzel’s work. Frenzel, a postgraduate student at the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg …


News of 11.08.2016

International summer students performing research at HZDR

This year, sixteen young scientists are taking part in the international summer student program at HZDR. Both European students from Lithuania, Ireland, Italy, Serbia, Albania, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Kingdom as well as students from …


Press Release of 10.08.2016

Discovery of a time-resolved supernova signal in Earth’s microfossils

Physicists from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have succeeded in detecting a time-resolved supernova signal in the Earth’s microfossil record. As the group of Prof. Shawn Bishop could show, the supernova signal was first detectable at a …



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Cancer Research in Dresden

Interdisciplinary research is essential to make progress in the fight against cancer. A close cooperation therefore connects the HZDR with the University Hospital and the University of Technology Dresden at the jointly operated OncoRay Center. The three institutions also form a consortium that is expanding Dresden to a partner site of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT).More

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