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From brain drain to brain regain. Road blocks for two African scientists

Facts on brain drain are either hard to find or old. But one thing remains clear: those who can travel will do so to expand their professional horizons. The question is whether they return and...

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Central Limit Theorem and Normal Distribution

In probability theory, the central limit theorem (CLT) states that, given certain conditions (large sample size), the arithmetic mean of a sufficiently large number of iterates of independent random variables, each with a well-defined expected value (mean) and finite variance, will be approximately normally distributed,...

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The Midas Touch – Increasing your sample size

Astha, a management trainee, entered her apartment after a long day in the hope of drowning her stress under the shower. She had recently shifted into her current dwelling place courtesy her new job. Facing...

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What does the GSK-Google bioelectronic medicine deal mean?

Bioelectronic medicine is embryonic. But British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and US tech firm Alphabet see its potential. With one eye on research and another on your data, they will jointly invest millions. Look around the web...

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What does Brexit mean for the research community?

How important are EU funds for British research institutions? Even though Great Britain pays more into the EU than it gets out of it, one exception is in the field of science. The reason: Great...

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Loose ends: digitalization could ‘make the world a better place’ or end everything

It’s a tale of many sides. Most often we only get the positives of digitalization, while those speaking for the negative are hauled off to a padded cell. But a Berlin summit wants us all...

Nobel Prize goes to prophets of the stock exchange

Eugene Fama, Robert J. Shiller and Lars Peter Hansen dare to predict the future. Now they were awarded the Nobel Prize for their research on how to predict shares and index developments. “This years’ prize...

German researchers are working on a tissue that will tell you whether you’ve got the flu

You blow your nose in a tissue and the tissue indicates you’ve got the flu. Sounds like science fiction? Stuff like this always does. But German researchers are designing a “lab in a hankie.” It’s...