15
Aug 2017
  • Award

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
  • Paper

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
  • Paper

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
  • Paper

When a tiger escapes from an impenetrable cage

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

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03
Jul 2017
  • Paper

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
  • Paper

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
  • Paper

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
  • Paper

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
  • Paper

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
  • News

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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20
Apr 2017
  • Paper

RNA molecules in the primordial soup could have been highly reactive

Not only proteins, but also RNA molecules could have contributed to important catalytic functions during the creation of life. -Nature Communications

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10
Apr 2017

How life may have begun in space

We usually imagine comet impacts as a threat and not as the source of life. But perhaps they were precisely that. Researchers in Bochum are looking...

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05
Apr 2017
  • Award

How to improve intake of pharmaceutical substances

RESOLV chemist Gabriele Sadowski presented her research on drugs' solubility at the Leibniz Lecture in New York.

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03
Apr 2017
  • Award

RESOLV gains reinforcement from Taiwan

He has achieved ground-breaking success in the field of spectroscopy. Taiwanese academic Yuan-Pern Lee is now bringing his expertise with him to RUB.

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24
Mar 2017
  • Award

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
  • Award

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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13
Feb 2017
  • Award

Observing proteins in their natural environment

Without intensive fundamental research, it will never be possible to successfully combat illnesses such as Alzheimer’s or Huntington’s. Simon...

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02
Feb 2017

The possibly smallest RUB script in the world

How many atoms are necessary to write the acronym of Ruhr-Universität Bochum? The Chair of Physical Chemistry I, headed by Prof Dr Karina Morgenstern,...

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25
Jan 2017

Resolv enters the race as University Alliance Ruhr

In view of the next application phase, Resolv announced the strategic involvement of all partners within the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr): RUB...

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