EISRI-Summit 2011

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

New mathematical theory for the global spread of epidemics

Scientists at Berlin’s Humboldt-Universität, ETH Zurich, Northwestern University and Robert Koch Institute develop a new mathematical theory for the global spread...

University of Edinburgh
Rosa Martínez, University of Barcelona Press
Núria Quintana, University of Barcelona Press
Ewa Zuba-Surma
Jagiellonian University in Krakow

From the time of the ancient Greeks, people have always dreamed about ambrosia — the food of the gods, bestowing immortality. Today, we still ask whether any of our inventions, medicines or the benefits of civilization have become such a blessing and fulfilled the dream. I don’t think so, unfortunately.

But the 20th and 21st centuries have brought us several outstanding discoveries that...

Anne K. Reitz
Columbia University
Dennis Badenhop
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
François Petrelis
Ecole Normale Supérieure
Articles chosen for you
Christine Mayerhofer
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München
Passing, or concealing an aspect of ourselves that might be regarded as a “weakness”, is a phenomenon that affects many...
Jérôme Loreau
Université Libre de Bruxelles
The helium hydride ion (or HeH+), the first molecule to form in the early universe, is still one of the most abundant...
Kirsten Meyer
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
With the financial crisis there has been a renewed call to invest in education. The reason for this is evident:...