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RESOLV Press Releases

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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06
Oct 2016
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HOW SOLVENT MOLECULES COOPERATE IN REACTIONS

Nature Comm.: The solvent is far more than just the environment for a chemical reaction. A recent study reveals new insights into the role of solvent...

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21
Sep 2016
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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHEMISTRY IN SOLUTION

Europe’s leading conference for theoretical chemistry returns to Bochum after more than 30 years. It focuses on chemical processes in solutions.

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15
Sep 2016
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ERC STARTING GRANT FOR NICOLAS PLUMERE

Storing power from renewable energy sources is a challenge. Nicolas Plumeré wants to meet that challenge with funding from the European Research...

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15
Sep 2016
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ERC STARTING GRANT FOR VIKTORIA DÄSCHLEIN-GESSNER

Prof. Viktoria Däschlein-Gessner develops new ligand systems with unique bonding properties. For her research the European Research Council (ERC)...

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05
Sep 2016
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MARTINA HAVENITH RECEIVES SOPHIE LA ROCHE PRIZE

Prof. Martina Havenith receives the Sophie La Roche prize for her extraordinary commitment to the support of women in science.

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27
Jul 2016
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NEW CATALYST FOR HYDROGEN PRODUCTION

Nature Comm.: The RESOLV members Prof. Rochus Schmid, Dr. Harun Tüysüz, Prof. Martin Muhler and Prof. Wolfgang Schuhmann publish their work about...

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13
Jul 2016
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EUROPÄISCHER FORSCHUNGSPREIS FÜR BORDIGNON

RESOLV PS Prof. Enrica Bordignon hat am 3. Juli 2016 im dänischen Aarhus den AMPERE-Preis erhalten. Mit der mit 3000 Euro dotierten Auszeichnung ehrt...

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05
Jul 2016
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HOW WATER GETS ITS EXCEPTIONAL PROPERTIES

PNAS: Using artificial neural networks, RESOLV PI Dr. Jörg Behler and coworkers have examined the atomic interactions of water molecules.

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04
Jul 2016
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FROM CLIMATE KILLER TO FUELS AND POLYMERS

Nature Comm.: RESOLV PS Prof. Beatriz Roldan and coworkers have discovered a catalyst that performs highly selective conversion of the greenhouse gas...

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