Solvation science alive

RESOLV Press Releases

13
Apr 2018
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Observing biological nanotransporters

Chemistry: How molecules are transported through membranes.

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10
Apr 2018
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Robust and inexpensive catalysts for hydrogen production

How to design materials so they work efficiently.

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14
Mar 2018
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A catalyst with self-defense against oxygen

On the route to cheap and efficient fuel cells.

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07
Mar 2018
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Creating complex molecules in just a few steps

This process could make the synthesis of drugs and other substances easier, more environmentally friendly and cheaper.

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02
Mar 2018
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New Emmy-Noether group in Theoretical Chemistry

The team wants to make properties of certain complex molecules more predictable. This could also benefit industry.

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20
Feb 2018
  • Award

Optimal Fertilisation Thanks to Sensor and Cloud

ERC Grant to Nicolas Plumeré: In the future, farmers will be able to determine directly in the field if and how much fertiliser their plants need at...

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21
Dec 2017
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Tracking a solvation process step by step

Numerous chemical and industrial processes take place in solution. But the exact interactions between solvent and solute are not yet understood. -...

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14
Dec 2017
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Protein environment makes catalyst efficient

Biocatalysts are large protein molecules. The actual reaction takes place only at a small centrepiece. But the rest also plays a role. - JACS

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06
Dec 2017
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Hydrogen gas from enzyme production

Scientists at Freie Universität Berlin and Ruhr-Universität Bochum investigate the biological production of an energy source of the future. - Ang....

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15
Aug 2017
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RESOLV speaker appointed member of the Academia Europaea

Only a small number of highly respected researchers receive this honour.

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21
Jul 2017
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How enzymes produce hydrogen

For years, researchers had assumed that a highly unstable intermediate state had to exist in the reaction. Now a verfication is possible. -Nat. Com.

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14
Jul 2017
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How protein interactions control programmed cell death

A team of researchers has gained new insights into a protein network that controls programmed cell death – which was a methodological challenge. -Nat....

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12
Jul 2017
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When a tiger escapes from an impenetrable cage

The team led by Prof Dr Wolfram Sander from RESOLV showed that carbon atoms can tunnel. -Angewandte Chemie

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03
Jul 2017
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HOW PROTEINS HELP FIGHT PATHOGENS

Researchers have gained new insights into the mechanisms with which certain proteins help the immune defence mechanism in the human body. -PNAS

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30
Jun 2017
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A new method invented to fix catalysts onto electrode surfaces

A mixture of catalyst and polymer could be sprayed on an electrode surface, which is then transferred into an oven... -Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

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19
Jun 2017
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Researchers produce biofuel for conventional diesel engines

Researchers from Kaiserslautern, Bochum, and Rostock have developed a method for producing a petroleum diesel-like fuel from conventional biodiesel at...

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08
Jun 2017
  • Award

Kolos Medal awarded to the professor of Max-Planck-Institute

Prof. Walter Thiel received the Kolos Medal this year for his outstanding contributions to Theoretical Chemistry.

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26
May 2017
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Self-healing catalyst films for hydrogen production

Chemists at the Centre for Electrochemical Sciences at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a catalyst with self-healing properties. -Angew. Chem....

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22
May 2017
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Water mapping around solutes

Chemists at RUB have developed a new method that allows them to map changes in the dynamics and structure of water molecules in the vicinity of...

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22
May 2017
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Dissolved agents interact with solvent

Chemistry in solution takes place everywhere, for instance in our bodies. Research in the Ruhr is pulling out all the stops to understand all the...

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