Water and biological molecules probed by Terahertz spectroscopy

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HFSP success stories
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Dynamical hydration layer around a protein
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Follow your scientific instinct - CDA awardee Yukihide Tomari

The HFSP Asia-Pacific Coordinator, Elfi Meissl, talked with HFSP Career Development Awardee, Prof. Yukihide Tomari from the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (The University of Tokyo) about his experience as a postdoc abroad and the challenges to return home.

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International science matters
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HFSP Career Development Awardee Yukihide Tomari
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HFSP News – 7 April 2011

In this issue:

1. HFSP Nakasone Award for Michael Elowitz, Caltech
2. 2011 HFSP awards announced
3. Call for nominations for the 2012 HFSP Nakasone Award
4. Update on the HFSP Career Development Award (CDA)
5. Web site update
6. HFSP Awardees and Alumni section
7. Keep up with news about HFSP
8. Impressum and Subscription info

Tracing human lineage through ancient DNA

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Frontier science matters
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Humans and Neanderthal DNA
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Making decisions through collective behaviour

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HFSP success stories
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HFSP grant team investigates slime moulds and insects
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Using light to control nerve cells in brain

The first HFSP Nakasone Award was conferred upon Karl Deisseroth at the HFSP Awardees Meeting held in Kovalam, Kerala, India in November 2010. Science writer N. Gopal Raj talked to him during the meeting. The following is reprinted from the national Indian newspaper The Hindu with kind permission of N. Gopal Raj and The Hindu.

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First HFSP Nakasone Award to Karl Deisseroth
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Body Self Perception

Tilt your head forward and take a look at your body. How do you know that this body belongs to you? How do you actually come to perceive this body as part of yourself? This question has been discussed by philosophers and psychologists for centuries but remained outside the scope of experimental investigation. Henrik Ehrsson and colleagues have been addressing this question from a cognitive neuroscience perspective.

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HFSP Career Development Awardee Henrik Ehrsson
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Facing the challenge - Postdoc Walter Meissl in Japan

During the recent Awardees Meeting in Kerala, India, Guntram Bauer and Martin Reddington from HFSP talked to Walter Meissl, a HFSP Cross-Disciplinary Fellow based at the Atomic Physics Laboratory at the Riken Advanced Science Institute in Saitama.  In this second article on the theme of foreign post-docs in Japan, Walter gives a personal insight into life there. 

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HFSP Fellow Walter Meissl
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Looking back on the launch of single molecule biophysics

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HFSP and the beginnings of single molecule biophysics
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