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RESOLV Press Releases

14
Mar 2018
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A catalyst with self-defense against oxygen

Nature Comm.: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

Angew. Chem.: 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
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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

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

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14
Dec 2017
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Protein environment makes catalyst efficient

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

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06
Dec 2017
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Hydrogen gas from enzyme production

Angew. Chem.: Scientists at Freie Universität Berlin and Ruhr-Universität Bochum investigate the biological production of an energy source of the...

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21
Jul 2017
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How enzymes produce hydrogen

Nature Comm.: For years, researchers had assumed that a highly unstable intermediate state had to exist in the reaction. Now a verfication is...

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14
Jul 2017
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How protein interactions control programmed cell death

Nature Comm.: A team of researchers has gained new insights into a protein network that controls programmed cell death – which was a methodological...

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12
Jul 2017
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When a tiger escapes from an impenetrable cage

Angew. Chem.: The team led by Prof Dr Wolfram Sander from RESOLV showed that carbon atoms can tunnel.

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03
Jul 2017
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How proteins help fight pathogens

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

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

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

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19
Jun 2017
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Researchers produce biofuel for conventional diesel engines

Science Adv.: Researchers from Kaiserslautern, Bochum, and Rostock have developed a method for producing a petroleum diesel-like fuel from...

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26
May 2017
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Self-healing catalyst films for hydrogen production

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

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22
May 2017
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Water mapping around solutes

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

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24
Mar 2017
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Biosensor for detecting defects in the protein balance of cells

German, Australian and American scientists have been given around 1.2 million euros of funding from the Human Frontier Science Program for three...

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06
Mar 2017
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RESOLV speaker gets UAR professorship

The cluster of excellence RESOLV is strengthend by a professorship across the three universities of the UA Ruhr. Martina Havenith will get new laser...

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14
Dec 2016
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ERC CONSOLIDATOR GRANT FOR BEATRIZ ROLDAN

The European Research Council is supporting the catalyst research of Bochum-based scientist Beatriz Roldán Cuenya. She will receive one of the most...

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15
Nov 2016
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NEW BIOFUEL CELL WITH ENERGY STORAGE

Angew. Chem.: Efficiently producing and storing energy is a challenge for our society. A biocatalyst-polymer system could take on both tasks at once. ...

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25
Oct 2016
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SPLITTING DISULPHIDE BONDS IN WATER

Nature Chem.: Pulling from outside on disulphite bonds triggers unexpectedly complicated processes. A team headed by Prof Dominik Marx found out what...

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