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An extremely fast reproducing virus variant is to blame for the therapy resistance of hepatitis E. Still, it has now helped researchers create a cell culture model.
To date, five steps of a complicated transport mechanism had been known. Researchers from Bochum have now discovered a sixth one.
Thanks to their antibacterial properties, the particles are used in many products. Their effect on the environment is largely unexplored. This is mainly due to the lack of suitable analytical methods.
Digital signatures are supposed to prevent forgeries of invoices and government documents. Researchers from Bochum bypassed this mechanism and went unnoticed by most PDF applications.
When facing much larger animals in battle, African ants must stick together. It had not as yet been understood how they receive information about the attack so promptly.
This new tool is a true two-in-one solution. In future, it might help to study a number of diseases.
Damaged fibres in the brain or spinal cord usually don’t heal at all. Neuroscientists from Bochum have high hopes for new methods based on gene therapy.
Self-regulation of brain rhythms frees resources facilitating learning
Initial results have raised hopes of a method that can alleviate the symptom of flashbacks without therapists – because there are far too few therapists.
Photosynthetic complex I is a key element in photosynthetic electron transport, but little has been known about it so far.
Going blind affects all senses, and disrupts memory ability.
Certain molecules with fluorine, chlorine or bromine, together with water, can release harmful substances into the atmosphere.
It had been previously assumed that this protein is only relevant in adults. But this is not the case.
The new system to produce aromatic nitrogen compounds could make the manufacture of medicines and pesticides more efficient.
Disorders such as multiple sclerosis cause the insulation layer of neural pathways to degenerate. New findings might facilitate a novel approach for pharmacological therapy.
Numerous water organisms release signalling cues into their environment that alert prey to their presence – a disadvantage for the hunter. The predators’ digestion is to blame.
Ruhr-Universität Bochum and TU Dortmund University are delighted to announce the upcoming foundation of the Max Planck Institute for Cyber Security and Privacy in Bochum.
Some soil bacteria have considerable penicillin tolerance. It has long remained a mystery why.
The solvation process is of fundamental importance for chemistry – but is very difficult to observe.
The catalyst in question has been deployed in hydrogen production. Still, with a few tricks, it can be adapted for other functions.