Highlight Publications


20
Aug 2014
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Proteins that replace silicon

Chem. Eur. J.: A semi-artificial leaf faster than “natural” photosynthesis - RUB-Scientists publish “very important paper”.

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04
Aug 2014
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A protecting umbrella against oxygen

Nature Chem.: Toward fuel cells built from renewable and abundant components - Scientists from Bochum und Mülheim report.

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09
Jul 2014
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RUB chemists develop novel catalyst with two functions

Angew. Chem.: Carbon compound can facilitate water electrolysis and hydrogen combustion - Hope for more cost-efficient metal-air batteries and fuel cells.

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03
Jul 2014
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“Work environment” affects protein properties

JACS: RESOLV: Hydration water as mediator between protein and its environment - Understanding the influence of the cellular environment with simple models.

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28
Mar 2014
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Terahertz dance of amino acids

JACS: RUB chemists explain the fingerprint of dissolved glycine in the Terahertz range - Combination of molecular-dynamics simulations and spectroscopy is key to success. The team led by Prof Dr Martina Havenith-Newen and Prof Dr Dominik Marx published their report in the “Journal of the American Chemical Society”.

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18
Feb 2014
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Feste Flüssigkeiten

Adv. Funct. Mat.: Chemiker entwickeln neuartige Funktionsmaterialien für die Wärmespeicherung - Kooperation von Forschern aus Bochum und Cambridge.

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20
Nov 2013
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Bio-based solar cell

Angew. Chem.: RUB researchers generate electricity rather than biomass with photosynthetic proteins - Efficient integration of photosystems 1 and 2 into photovoltaic cell. The team headed by Prof Dr Wolfgang Schuhmann from the Department of Analytical Chemistry and Center for Electrochemical Sciences (CES) and Prof Dr Matthias Rögner from the Department of Plant Biochemistry, published a report in...

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24
Sep 2013
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New theory for analysing interacting nuclear spins in solvents

Angew. Chem.: Detection of long-range effects changes interpretation of NMR spectra - Early success for the RUB’s excellence cluster RESOLV. This topic is featured in the cover story of the renowned journal “Angewandte Chemie”.

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17
Jun 2013
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Sometimes less is more

Nature Chem.: RUB researchers unmask Janus-faced nature of mechanical forces with the Jülich supercomputer. Reaction speed does not always increase in proportion to the applied force.

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07
May 2013
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How much a single cell breathes

Angew. Chem.: Scanning electrochemical microscopy decisively optimised - RUB researchers measure oxygen consumption of individual cells.

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