helmholtz helmholtz


  • (n) German physiologist and physicist (1821-1894)


  1. Researchers unravel reasons of global success in the calcified alga Emiliania huxleyi

    In collaboration with an international team of researchers, scientists at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, have sequenced the genome of the calcified alga Emiliania huxleyi and have found an explanation for the enormous adaptive potential and global distribution of this unicellular alga.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Luminous bacterial proteins detect chemicals in water

    ( Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres ) Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf have developed a simple color sensor principle which facilitates the detection of residual medications, trace metals from industrial process waters, and many other substances. This is the concept: If the analyzed sample shines red, then the water is 'clean;' if its color turns green ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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