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Dr. Tobias Preuten

Editorial Advisor - Review operation manager

Dr. Tobias is the editor of 12 Breaks:

Where is the Engram?

We observe, we learn, we repeat. This is possible thanks to the capacity of our brains to store information - but how and where is memory stored within our brains?

Dec 14, 2015 | 4 min read
An exoplanet surrounded by an atmosphere larger than its star

Are we alone out there? Many earth-like planets have been described and some of them could certainly harbor life as we know it. Some others, however, may not due to particular atmospheric conditions...

Nov 26, 2015 | 4 min read
GMOs are not a human invention: sweet potato is a naturally transgenic food crop

Genetically modified organisms can be the natural result of environmental interactions between plants and their surroundings.

Jul 6, 2015 | 3 min read
Why some forests burn better than others

Know your enemy. To prevent forest fires from spreading it is important to know its strengths...and tackle them.

May 19, 2015 | 4 min read
How humans gave acne to the grapevine

Evolution follows many routes. Here is how the acne-causing bacteria adapted and evolved on a particular host...grapevine!

Feb 28, 2015 | 3.5 min read