Latest Bochum Stories

World’s Largest Podocarpaceae Collection In Bochum
2013-12-02 14:41:50

In the tropics and subtropics, many evergreen conifers are endangered. Biologists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have collected the world’s largest Podocarpaceae collection.

2012-02-21 21:15:10

An increasing number of everyday devices such as car keys, smart phones and even medical implants need protection from hackers.

2011-09-21 18:49:59

The Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Morbus Sudeck, is characterised by "disinhibition" of various sensory and motor areas in the brain.

2008-07-03 06:00:29

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Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]