In principle, almost any encryption key can be broken - all you need is the right computing power. The situation is different, however, with quantum cryptography. Gerd Leuchs is researching this encryption technology of the future.
The Max Planck Society has formulated its position on #GenomeEditing: in its position paper, the scientists reject altering the human germline at the present time https://t.co/pH9xv70PIE @maxplanckpress #CRISPR https://t.co/QedJjfSGab
“Human dignity shall be inviolable.” Today Germany marks the 70th anniversary of its constitution: the Grundgesetz, or Basic Law, came into effect on May 23rd, 1949. Its first Article enshrines the respect for human dignity. #70JahreGG
Celebrating the web of life: today, May 22, is International Day of Biological Diversity, aimed at promoting & raising awareness for biodiversity issues & recognizing the variety of life on Earth, in all its forms🦉🌾🐯🐍🦋 🌳🐝🐟 #IDBD2019 #BiodiversityDay
Tortoises on the menu: wild chimpanzees eat tortoises after cracking them open against tree trunks. "We have known for decades that chimpanzees feed on meat from a variety of animal species, but until now the consumption of reptiles has not been observed", says Tobias Deschner, a primatologist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. "What is particularly interesting is that they use a percussive technique that they normally employ to open hard-shelled fruits to gain access to meat of an animal that is almost inaccessible for any other predator".
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