• Cover story

    Networking for better healthcare

    All around the world, pharmaceutical researchers and patients are united by a huge mission: the search for powerful treatments capable of prolonging life. Bayer experts are therefore cooperating with top scientists from around the globe.

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  • Canola

    Strong seed pods

    Canola seed pods contain a valuable freight. However, if the seed pods open prematurely in the field, many of the seeds end up on the ground. Researchers at Bayer CropScience have now developed a variety of canola with especially robust seed pods.

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  • Solar Impulse

    Flying laboratory

    Materials engineers develop many of their ideas initially for the aviation industry, but in doing so also stimulate advancements in numerous other sectors, such as automotive. Premium materials from Bayer MaterialScience provide for greater efficiency in these applications.

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  • Special feature

    Molecular gatekeepers

    The cells in the bodies of humans and animals communicate with each other by means of electrical and chemical signals. The most important elements in the information cascade are ion channels. These protein molecules are therefore potential targets for new drug products, but also for insecticides and parasiticides.

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Hospital hygiene

Hospital hygiene

Germs don’t stand a chance

Materials experts from Bayer MaterialScience have developed an extremely robust wall coating that makes it easier to combat harmful hospital germs and bacteria. more

Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2014


Congratulations!

One of the winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry is the German researcher Stefan Hell. In 2011 he received the Hansen Family Award from the Bayer Foundation.

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Interview with Kemal Malik

Kemal Malik

“Freedom to innovate”

“Without science – that is to say, without research and development – we will not be able to meet the challenges currently facing our planet.”

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