Latest Ruhr University 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.

Genome Of Pyronema Confluens Sequenced By Research Team
2013-09-20 09:39:54

Today, the genomes of more than 250 fungi have been sequenced.

2012-03-08 21:22:47

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

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.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.