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Chemical molecules that behave like images and mirror images interact differently with other molecules. A new project is set to reveal more about their differences.
Some molecules change their spatial structure when exposed to light – in other words, they look different in light and darkness. What exactly happens during the conversion has not yet been researched in detail.
Dripstones reflect the climate of the past. This hypothesis is substantiated by 500-year-old graffiti.
The Electrochemical Society honours the diverse work of the Bochum-based scientist in applied and basic research.
The protein Bax is responsible for programmed cell death. Because it is constantly changing its location, its structure has so far been difficult to determine.
Major success in Bochum: two Clusters of Excellence go to Ruhr-Universität.
Researchers started a fire three times in the underground railway system in Berlin for this project.
The semi-artificial system is constructed like a Lego box – which opens up a wide range of applications for the future.
The mechanism protects sensitive enzymes from oxygen. It obtains its energy from sugar.
More and more rivers have been bursting their banks in Germany since 1993. Evidence of climate change?
The findings could help save carbon dioxide in the future.
Seemingly simple questions about the hydration shell of charged particles remained unanswered for a long time. Until this new analysis arrived.
The particles have an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect. They are used in medicine and the food industry. But little is known about their mode of action and degradation so far.
Plastic production with this catalyst would be sustainable and would also enable the creation of hydrogen as a potential energy source.
The German Research Foundation has released the Funding Atlas 2018. When compared to the previous report, the Bochum-based university has significantly improved its performance in many of its main research disciplines.
Catalysts should be as stable, efficient and adaptable to certain applications as possible. This Bochum development makes all of this possible.
Germany and Japan are working closely together politically on digitisation – there is now an initiative from RUB for greater cooperation within research.
How artificial photosynthesis systems should be designed in the future to remain functional in the long term.
How the pharmaceutical industry could obtain new active ingredients in the future.
One day, this technology might help verify if countries abide by disarmament treaties.