Natural sciences

Natural sciences

Cancer Research: DNA Repair Mechanism Further Elucidated

Life Sciences - May 28
Life Sciences

Researchers at the University of Würzburg, led by Caroline Kisker in cooperation with Claudia Höbartner, discovered how the protein XPD detects a severe DNA damage and controls its repair. The XPD protein is a central component of our body's own 'DNA repair team', known as nucleotide excision repair (NER).

Euclid delivers first scientific results

Astronomy & Space

ESA's space telescope reveals secrets of the cosmos. University of Bonn is involved.


Astronomy & Space

New scientific data from the Euclid Space Telescope reveals the mystery of the faint glow in the Perseus galaxy cluster.

Life Sciences - May 23

New Insights Into the Evolution of the Prion Protein

Life Sciences

A study from Bochum describes a mammal-specific domain of the prion protein and offers new approaches for research into neurodegenerative diseases.

Chemistry - May 16

New method for introducing fluorinated components into molecules


A team of chemists at the University of Münster has developed a synthesis method for the site-selective integration of the biologically relevant difluoromethyl group into pyridines.