Forarex or Foralex?

It may not remain hidden from attentive readers, that something about this homepage changed: it is now called “FORAREX”, not “FORALEX”. ARE WE FORAREX OR FORALEX? Indeed this is confusing, …

Profile: Foraminifera

by Katrin Hättig Foraminifera are unicellular organism, which develop a unilocular to multilocular shell. Foraminifera are the stars of the project FORALEX (foraminifera low earth orbit EXperminet), where we examine …

What are we investigating?

What is so special about foraminifera? Foraminifera are unicellular organism with an external calcium carbonate shell. This shell is a delicate structure comprised of layers of proteins and crystalline calcium …