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Latest Ruhr-Universität Bochum Stories

2014-03-31 09:49:46

Chemists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have, for the first time, completely analyzed the fingerprint region of the Terahertz spectrum of a biologically relevant molecule in water, in this case, an amino acid.

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.

2013-07-09 21:26:51

“Pain begone!” In order to send out this signal, the human body produces tiny messenger molecules that dock to certain receptors.

2013-06-25 13:15:33

Plants possess receptors which are similar to the glutamate receptors in the brain of humans and animals.

2013-05-16 14:56:16

Physicists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have found out how tiny islands of magnetic material align themselves when sorted on a regular lattice - by measurements at BESSY II.

2012-11-02 14:43:35

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion (MPI CEC) and the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have found through spectroscopic investigations on a hydrogen-producing enzyme that the environment of the catalytic site acts as an electron reservoir in the enzyme.

Scientists Explain The Sound In Saturn’s Rings
2012-10-17 19:24:53

A recent discovery has transformed the field of plasma physics, even opening up a new interdisciplinary research field that works in the overlap of condensed matter physics and astrophysics.

2012-09-14 14:46:09

Scientists of KIT and Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have reached a record precision in radar distance measurements. With the help of a new radar system, an accuracy of one micrometer was achieved in joint measurements.

2012-03-08 21:22:47

An international team of researchers from Germany and the Netherlands has developed a new material for storage media.

2011-08-23 17:40:35

An international team of researchers from France and Germany has developed a new material which is the first to react magnetically to electrical fields at room temperature.


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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
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